US House District 2

VA House District #

Summary

District Description: The 2nd District encompasses all of Accomack and Northampton Counties, portions of York County, and the cities of Virginia Beach and Williamsburg and parts of the cities of Norfolk and Hampton.

RepresentativeElaine Luria (D)

2018 Election Results:
Elaine Luria (D) 51.1 5% - 139,350
Scott Taylor (R) 48.9% - 133,335

Total votes: 272,685

Washington DC Office (currently Scott Taylor's office)
412 Cannon HOB
WashingtonDC 20515
Phone:  (202) 225-4215

Virginia Beach Office:
1 Columbus Center, Suite 900
Virginia BeachVA 23462
Phone: 757-364-7650

Yorktown Office:
110 Mid-Atlantic Place
YorktownVA 23693
P: 757-364-7650

Email: teamelaine@elaineforcongress.com

 

About

From Wikipedia 

Republican Scott Rigell defeated Democrat Glenn Nye in the November 2, 2010 election, and took his seat January 3, 2011 until 2017, when he was succeeded by Scott Taylor.

The Virginia Legislature’s 2012 redistricting of the adjacent 3rd district was found unconstitutional and replaced with a court-ordered redistricting on January 16, 2016 for the 2016 elections.

2018 Campaign Contributions

From  Federal Election Commission.

Name Party Receipts* Disbursements** Cash on hand Date
Elaine Luria Democratic Party $3,192,747 $1,878,082 $1,314,665 As of September 30, 2018
Scott Taylor Republican Party $3,417,866 $2,991,163 $491,670 As of September 30, 2018

Previous Elections

From Ballotpedia 

More from VPAP  

Heading into the election, Ballotpedia rated this race as safely Republican. Incumbent Scott Rigell (R) did not seek re-election in 2016. Scott Taylor (R) defeated Shaun Brown (D) in the general election on November 8, 2016. Taylor defeated District 4 incumbent Randy Forbes and Pat Cardwell in the Republican primary on June 14, 2016. Forbes chose to seek re-election to the open 2nd District after redistricting flipped his district from safely Republican to a safely Democratic seat.

U.S. House, Virginia District 2 General Election, 2016
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Taylor 61.3% 190,475
Democratic Shaun Brown 38.5% 119,440
N/A Write-in 0.2% 652
Total Votes 310,567
Source: Virginia Department of Elections

 

U.S. House, Virginia District 2 Republican Primary, 2016
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngScott Taylor 52.6% 21,406
Randy Forbes Incumbent 40.6% 16,552
Pat Cardwell 6.8% 2,773
Total Votes 40,731
Source: Virginia Department of Elections

2014

The 2nd Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Scott Rigell (R) defeated retired U.S. Naval Reserve Commander Suzanne Patrick (D) in the general election.

U.S. House, Virginia District 2 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Rigell Incumbent 58.7% 101,558
Democratic Suzanne Patrick 41.1% 71,178
N/A Write-in 0.2% 324
Total Votes 173,060
Source: Virginia Department of Elections

2012

The 2nd Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Scott Rigell won re-election in the district.[4]

U.S. House, Virginia District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
Democratic Paul Hirschbiel 46.1% 142,548
Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Rigell Incumbent 53.8% 166,231
Write-In N/A 0.1% 443
Total Votes 309,222
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections, “Official Election Results, 2012 General Election”

2010
On November 2, 2010, Scott Rigell won election to the United States House. He defeated Glenn C. Nye (D) and Kenny E. Golden (I) in the general election.

U.S. House, Virginia District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Rigell 53.1% 88,340
Democratic Glenn C. Nye 42.5% 70,591
Independent Kenny E. Golden 4.3% 7,194
N/A Write-in 0.1% 164
Total Votes 166,289

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