US House District 9

VA House District #9

Summary

District Description: The 9th District is Virginia’s second-largest district in area, covering 9,113.87 square miles (slightly larger than the whole state of New Jersey).  Virginia Tech at Blacksburg is located in this district.

RepresentativeMorgan Griffith (R)

2018 Election Results:
Morgan Griffith (R) 65.2% – 160,885 votes
Anthony Flaccavento (D) 34.7% – 85,587 votes
Write-in votes- 210
Total votes: 246,682

Washington DC Office: 2202 Rayburn HOB
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-3861

Abington Office: 323 West Main Street
Abingdon, VA 24210
Phone: (276) 525-1405

Christiansburg Office: 17 West Main Street
Christiansburg, VA 24073
Phone: (540) 381-5671

Big Stone Gap Office: Federal Courthouse
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
Phone: (276) 525-1405

Email: Contact Form  Meeting Request

About

From Wikipedia

The largely white district was aligned with the Democratic Party well into the 20th century, when Virginia was among the Solid South states and African Americans were disenfranchised. Its voters have had a strong social conservative bent, and since the 1990s have increasingly voted for Republican presidential candidates. It last supported a Democrat for president in 1996, and has supported a Democrat in only two statewide contests since then.

Republican presidential candidate John McCain received 59% of the vote in the 9th district in 2008, his best performance in any of Virginia’s eleven congressional districts. The 9th District is the only district in Virginia that cast more votes for Hillary Clintonthan Barack Obama in the 2008 Democratic Presidential Primary. Clinton won more than 60% of the vote; local Congressman Rick Boucher endorsed Obama.

For more informationVPAP  Wikipedia  Ballotpedia

Recent Election Results

From Ballotpedia

2016

Heading into the election, Ballotpedia rated this race as safely Republican. Incumbent Morgan Griffith (R) defeated Derek Kitts (D) andJanice Allen Boyd (I) in the general election on November 8, 2016. Kitts defeated Bill Bunch at the Democratic convention on May 21, 2016.

PartyCandidateVote %Votes
RepublicanGreen check mark transparent.pngMorgan Griffith Incumbent68.6%212,838
DemocraticDerek Kitts28.3%87,877
IndependentJanice Allen Boyd2.9%9,050
N/AWrite-in0.2%549
Total Votes310,314
Source: Virginia Department of Elections

2014

The 9th Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. IncumbentMorgan Griffith (R) defeated Independent William Carr in the general election.

PartyCandidateVote %Votes
RepublicanGreen check mark transparent.pngMorgan Griffith Incumbent72.1%117,465
IndependentWilliam Carr24.2%39,412
N/AWrite-in3.6%5,938
Total Votes162,815
Source: Virginia Department of lections

2012

The 9th Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Morgan Griffith won re-election in the district.

PartyCandidateVote %Votes
DemocraticAnthony Flaccavento38.6%116,400
RepublicanGreen check mark transparent.pngMorgan Griffith Incumbent61.3%184,882
Write-InN/A0.1%376
Total Votes301,658
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections “Official Election Results, 2012 General Election”

2010

On November 2, 2010, H. Morgan Griffith won election to the United States House. He defeated Rick Boucher (D) and Jeremiah D. Heaton (I) in the general election.

PartyCandidateVote %Votes
RepublicanGreen check mark transparent.pngH. Morgan Griffith51.2%95,726
DemocraticRick Boucher46.4%86,743
IndependentJeremiah D. Heaton2.3%4,282
N/AWrite-in0.1%166
Total Votes186,917

2008

On November 4, 2008, Rick Boucher won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.

PartyCandidateVote %Votes
DemocraticGreen check mark transparent.pngRick Boucher incumbent97.1%207,306
N/AWrite-in2.9%6,264
Total Votes213,570

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