US House District 2

VA House District #


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




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.

NamePartyReceipts*Disbursements**Cash on handDate
Elaine LuriaDemocratic Party$3,192,747$1,878,082$1,314,665As of September 30, 2018
Scott TaylorRepublican Party$3,417,866$2,991,163$491,670As 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
PartyCandidateVote %Votes
 RepublicanGreen check mark transparent.pngScott Taylor61.3%190,475
 DemocraticShaun Brown38.5%119,440
Total Votes310,567
Source: Virginia Department of Elections


U.S. House, Virginia District 2 Republican Primary, 2016
CandidateVote %Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngScott Taylor52.6%21,406
Randy Forbes Incumbent40.6%16,552
Pat Cardwell6.8%2,773
Total Votes40,731
Source: Virginia Department of Elections


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
PartyCandidateVote %Votes
 RepublicanGreen check mark transparent.pngScott Rigell Incumbent58.7%101,558
 DemocraticSuzanne Patrick41.1%71,178
Total Votes173,060
Source: Virginia Department of Elections


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
PartyCandidateVote %Votes
 DemocraticPaul Hirschbiel46.1%142,548
 RepublicanGreen check mark transparent.pngScott Rigell Incumbent53.8%166,231
Total Votes309,222
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections, “Official Election Results, 2012 General Election”

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
PartyCandidateVote %Votes
 RepublicanGreen check mark transparent.pngScott Rigell53.1%88,340
 DemocraticGlenn C. Nye42.5%70,591
 IndependentKenny E. Golden4.3%7,194
Total Votes166,289

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