United States House of Representatives election in the United States Virgin Islands, 2010

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United States House of Representatives election in the United States Virgin Islands, 2010
United States Virgin Islands
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Nominee Donna Christian-Christensen Jeffrey Moorhead Vince Danet
Party Democratic Independent Republican
Popular vote 18,584 4,880 2,223
Percentage 71.22% 18.70% 8.52%

Representative before election

Donna Christian-Christensen
Democratic

Elected Representative

Donna Christian-Christensen
Democratic

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The 2010 Congressional election for Delegate to the United States House of Representatives from the United States Virgin Islands was held on November 2, 2010.


The non-voting delegate to the House of Representatives from the United States Virgin Islands is elected for two-year terms. The winner of the race served in the 112th Congress from January 3, 2011 until January 3, 2013. The election was part of the 2010 U.S. House of Representatives election and coincided with other local elections in the Virgin Islands, including the 2010 gubernatorial race.

Election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Incumbent U.S. Virgin Islands Delegate Donna Christian-Christensen, a Democrat, formally announced her campaign for re-election on Sunday, July 25, 2010.[1] Christensen, who had held the seat since 1997, ran unopposed in 2008. In 2010, Christensen was challenged by Republican Vincent Emile Danet and two independent candidates – Guillaume Mimoun and Jeffrey Moorhead, a Saint Croix attorney.[2]

Election results[edit]

Incumbent Del. Donna Christian-Christensen easily won re-election to another term, taking 18,584, or 71.2% of the total votes cast in the election.[2] Independent candidate Jeffrey Moorhead placed second with 4,880 votes.[2] Republican Vincent Danet came in third place with 2,223 votes, while independent candidate Guillaume Mimoun came in fourth place with 397 votes.[2]

Election results, U.S. Virgin Islands Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, November 2, 2010[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Donna Christian-Christensen 18,584 71.22
Independent Jeffrey Moorhead 4,880 18.70
Republican Vince Danet 2,223 8.52
Independent Guillaume Mimoun 397 1.52
Independent Write In candidates 11 .04
Total votes 26,095 100
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kossler, Bill (2010-07-26). "Gubernatorial Challengers Pick Running Mates". St. Croix Source. Archived from the original on 2010-07-27. Retrieved 2010-07-27. 
  2. ^ a b c d Pancham, Ananta (2010-10-02). "DeJongh-Francis to Return for Second Term". St. Thomas Source. Retrieved 2010-11-07. 
  3. ^ http://www.vivote.gov/sites/default/files/Unofficial%20General%202010%20Tally%20Results.pdf