Virginia - U.S. House, District 2

as of October 31

The Candidates

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Glenn Nye

  • Democrat (Incumbent)
  • Birthdate: September 9, 1974
  • Residence: Norfolk, VA

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Scott Rigell

  • Republican
  • Birthdate: May 28, 1960
  • Residence: Virginia Beach, VA

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Previous Results

    Virginia U.S. House (2008)

    Candidate Party Votes %
    Glenn Nye DEM 141,857 52.5%
    Thelma Drake REP 128,486 47.5%

    U.S. President: Virginia (2008)

    Data reflect statewide results.
    Candidate Party Votes %
    Barack Obama DEM 1,959,532 52.7%
    John McCain REP 1,725,005 46.4%
    Ralph Nader IND 11,483 0.3%
    Bob Barr LIB 11,067 0.3%
    Chuck Baldwin IND 7,474 0.2%
    Cynthia McKinney GRE 2,344 0.1%

    district Election Profile

Source: Associated Press

Recent Analysis

Oct 31, 2010

New Rothenberg Political Report Rating

Lean-R (was Toss-up)

    Oct 12, 2010

    New NPR Rating

    Lean-R (was Toss-up)

      Oct 8, 2010

      New Cook Political Report Rating

      Lean-R (was Toss-up)

        Oct 1, 2010

        New Sabato's Crystal Ball Rating

        Lean-R (was Toss-up)

          Sep 10, 2010

          Nye Tries To Hang On In Va.

          Glenn Nye (D) ousted GOP Rep. Thelma Drake in 2008 by 5 percentage points, a slightly better margin than the one by which Barack Obama carried the district. Scott Rigell, a wealthy auto dealer, came under fire in the GOP primary when it was revealed he gave Obama a $1,000 contribution in 2008; he says he did so in order to stop Hillary Clinton from getting the Democratic presidential nomination. -Ken Rudin

          New NPR Rating

          Toss-up

             

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