Virginia's 22nd congressional district

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Virginia Congressional District 22 is an obsolete congressional district. It was eliminated in 1833 after the 1830 U.S. Census. Its last Congressman was Joseph Draper.

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Term Electoral history
District created: March 4, 1803
John Clopton Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1813
Redistricted from the 10th congressional district and re-elected here in 1802.
Re-elected in 1804.
Re-elected in 1806.
Re-elected in 1808.
Re-elected in 1810.
Redistricted to the 23rd congressional district.
Portrait miniature of Hugh Nelson.jpeg Hugh Nelson Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 –
January 14, 1823
First elected in 1812.
Re-elected in 1814.
re-elected in 1816.
Re-elected in 1818.
Re-elected in 1820.
Resigned to become U.S. Minister to Spain.
Vacant January 15, 1823 –
March 3, 1823
1812 Alexander Smyth.jpg Alexander Smyth Crawford
Democratic-Republican
March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Elected in 1822.
Lost re-election.
Benjamin Estil Adams March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
Elected in 1824.
Lost re-election.
1812 Alexander Smyth.jpg Alexander Smyth Jacksonian March 4, 1827 –
April 17, 1830
Elected in 1826.
Re-elected in 1828.
Died.
Vacant April 17, 1830 –
December 5, 1830
Joseph Draper Jacksonian December 6, 1830 –
March 3, 1831
Elected to finish Smyth's term.
Lost election to the next term.
Charles C. Johnston Jacksonian March 4, 1831 –
June 17, 1832
Elected in 1830.
Died.
Vacant June 18, 1832 –
December 5, 1832
Joseph Draper Jacksonian December 6, 1832 –
March 3, 1833
Elected in 1832 to finish Johnston's term.
Retired.
District eliminated March 4, 1833

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