Virginia's congressional districts

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Virginia's congressional districts since 2013[1]

Virginia is currently divided into 11 congressional districts, each represented by a member of the United States House of Representatives. The number of Virginia's districts remained unchanged after the 2010 Census.

2016 Redistricting[edit]

This image shows the 2016 court-ordered VA Congressional districts.

The Virginia Legislature's 2012 redistricting was found unconstitutional and replaced with a court-ordered redistricting on January 16 2016 for the 2016 elections. [2][3][4][5][6]

Current districts and representatives[edit]

List of members of the Virginian United States House delegation, their terms, their district boundaries, and the districts' political rating according to the CPVI. The delegation has a total of 11 members, with 8 Republicans and 3 Democrats.

District Representative Party CPVI Incumbency District map
1st Rob Wittman official congressional photo.jpg Rob Wittman (R-Manassas) Republican R+8 December 11, 2007 – present Virginia US Congressional District 1 (since 2013).tif
2nd Scott Rigell, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Scott Rigell (R-Virginia Beach) Republican R+2 January 3, 2011 – present Virginia US Congressional District 2 (since 2013).tif
3rd Bobbyscott.jpg Robert Scott (D-Newport News) Democratic D+27 January 3, 1993 – present Virginia US Congressional District 3 (since 2013).tif
4th Randy Forbes, official Congressional photo portrait, standing.jpg Randy Forbes (R-Chesapeake) Republican R+4 June 19, 2001 – present Virginia US Congressional District 4 (since 2013).tif
5th Robert Hurt, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg Robert Hurt (R-Chatham) Republican R+5 January 3, 2011 – present Virginia US Congressional District 5 (since 2013).tif
6th Rep Bob Goodlatte.jpg Bob Goodlatte (R-Roanoke) Republican R+12 January 3, 1993 – present Virginia US Congressional District 6 (since 2013).tif
7th Dave Brat official congressional photo.jpg Dave Brat (R-Glen Allen) Republican R+10 November 4, 2014 – present Virginia US Congressional District 7 (since 2013).tif
8th Don Beyer, official 114th Congress photo portrait.jpeg Don Beyer (D-Alexandria) Democratic D+16 January 3, 2015 – present Virginia US Congressional District 8 (since 2013).tif
9th Morgan Griffith, Official Portrait, 112th Congress B.jpg Morgan Griffith (R-Salem) Republican R+15 January 3, 2011 – present Virginia US Congressional District 9 (since 2013).tif
10th Barbara Comstock official photo, 114th Congress.jpg Barbara Comstock (R-McLean) Republican R+2 January 3, 2015 – present Virginia US Congressional District 10 (since 2013).tif
11th Connolly.jpg Gerry Connolly (D-Fairfax) Democratic D+10 January 3, 2009 – present Virginia US Congressional District 11 (since 2013).tif

Apportionment[edit]

Elections held in the year of a census use the apportionment determined by the previous census.

1789 1790 1800
10[7] 19 22
1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900
23 22 21 15 13 11 9[8] 10 10 10
1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000
10 10 9 9 10 10 10 10 11 11
2010
11

List of districts[edit]

Historical and present district boundaries[edit]

Table of United States congressional district boundary maps in the State of Virginia, presented chronologically.[20] All redistricting events that took place in Virginia between 1973 and 2013 are shown.

Year Statewide map Norfolk highlight
1973 – 1982 United States Congressional Districts in Virginia, 1973 – 1982.tif United States Congressional Districts in Virginia (metro highlight), 1973 – 1982.tif
1983 – 1992 United States Congressional Districts in Virginia, 1983 – 1992.tif United States Congressional Districts in Virginia (metro highlight), 1983 – 1992.tif
1993 – 1994 United States Congressional Districts in Virginia, 1993 – 1994.tif United States Congressional Districts in Virginia (metro highlight), 1993 – 1994.tif
1995 – 1998 United States Congressional Districts in Virginia, 1995 – 1998.tif United States Congressional Districts in Virginia (metro highlight), 1995 – 1998.tif
1999 – 2002 United States Congressional Districts in Virginia, 1999 – 2002.tif United States Congressional Districts in Virginia (metro highlight), 1999 – 2002.tif
2003 – 2013 United States Congressional Districts in Virginia, 2003 – 2013.tif United States Congressional Districts in Virginia (metro highlight), 2003 – 2013.tif
Since 2013 United States Congressional Districts in Virginia, since 2013.tif United States Congressional Districts in Virginia (metro highlight), since 2013.tif


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The national atlas". nationalatlas.gov. Retrieved February 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ http://redistricting.dls.virginia.gov/2010/court-ordered-redistricting.aspx
  3. ^ http://redistricting.dls.virginia.gov/2010/Data/Court%20Ordered%20Redistricting/2016%2001%2007%20Personnhuballah%20v%20Alcorn%20Civil%20Action%20No.%203-13cv678.pdf
  4. ^ http://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/273764-supreme-court-weighs-legality-of-virginia-redistricting
  5. ^ http://www.rollcall.com/news/supreme_court_allows_virginia_redistricting_to_stand_in_2016-245689-1.html
  6. ^ http://www.richmond.com/news/virginia/government-politics/article_0ad5053b-6818-5d7e-b96e-c9ce02ad45cb.html
  7. ^ Represents apportionment assigned by the U.S. Constitution in 1789 until the first U.S. Census.
  8. ^ West Virginia was formed out of portions of Virginia in 1863.
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  16. ^ US Census. "My Congressional District (estimates)". US Census. Retrieved 2014-04-21. 
  17. ^ US Census. "My Congressional District (estimates)". US Census. Retrieved 2014-04-21. 
  18. ^ US Census. "My Congressional District (estimates)". US Census. Retrieved 2014-04-21. 
  19. ^ US Census. "My Congressional District (estimates)". US Census. Retrieved 2014-04-21. 
  20. ^ "Digital Boundary Definitions of United States Congressional Districts, 1789-2012.". Retrieved October 18, 2014.