2006 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia were held on November 4, 2006 to determine who will represent the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States House of Representatives. Virginia has eleven seats in the House, apportioned according to the 2000 United States Census. Representatives are elected for two-year terms. Overview [ edit ]
United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia, 2006  Party Votes Percentage Seats +/– Republican 1,222,790 53.23% 8 — Democratic 947,103 41.23% 3 — Independent Greens 50,457 2.20% 0 — Libertarian 2,107 0.09% 0 — Independents/Write-ins 74,779 3.26% 0 — Totals 2,297,236 100.00% 11 — District 1 [ edit ]
JoAnn Davis defeated Democrat Shawn M. O'Donnell and Independent Marvin F. Pixton III.
Virginia's 1st congressional district election, 2006 Party Candidate Votes % Republican JoAnn Davis (incumbent) 143,889 62.96 Democratic Shawn M. O'Donnell 81,083 35.48 Independent Marvin F. Pixton III 3,236 1.42 Write-ins 326 0.14 Total votes 228,534 100.00 Republican hold District 2 [ edit ]
Thelma Drake defeated Democrat Phillip Kellam, the Commissioner of the Revenue for Virginia Beach. District 3 [ edit ]
Bobby Scott was unopposed for an 8th term.
Virginia's 3rd congressional district election, 2006 Party Candidate Votes % Democratic Bobby Scott (incumbent) 133,546 96.08 Write-ins 5,448 3.92 Total votes 138,994 100.00 Democratic hold District 4 [ edit ]
Randy Forbes defeated Independent Green Albert P. Burckard. District 5 [ edit ]
Virgil Goode defeated Democrat Al Weed, a vineyard owner and his 2004 opponent. District 6 [ edit ]
Bob Goodlatte defeated independents Barbara Jean Pryor and Andre D. Peery. District 7 [ edit ]
Eric Cantor defeated Democrat James M. Nachmann and independent W. Brad Blanton.
Virginia's 7th congressional district election, 2006 Party Candidate Votes % Republican Eric Cantor (incumbent) 163,706 63.85 Democratic James M. Nachman 88,206 34.90 Independent W. Brad Blanton 4,213 1.64 Write-ins 272 0.11 Total votes 256,397 100.00 Republican hold District 8 [ edit ]
Jim Moran defeated Republican Tom M. O'Donoghue and independent Jim Hurysz.
Virginia's 8th congressional district election, 2006 Party Candidate Votes % Democratic Jim Moran (incumbent) 144,700 66.40 Republican Tom M. O'Donoghue 66,639 30.58 Independent Jim Hurysz 6,094 2.80 Write-ins 476 0.22 Total votes 217,909 100.00 Democratic hold District 9 [ edit ]
Long-serving incumbent Democrat
Rick Boucher defeated Republican Bill Carrico to win a 13th term. District 10 [ edit ]
Frank Wolf, the Dean of the Virginia congressional delegation, defeated Democrat Judy Feder, a professor at Georgetown University, Libertarian Wilbur N. Wood III and independent Neeraj C. Nigam. District 11 [ edit ]
Thomas M Davis defeated Democrat Andrew Hurst and Independent Green Joseph Oddo in an unexpectedly close election. References [ edit ] See also [ edit ]