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Nye lost his re-election bid in 2010.

Rep. Glenn Nye (D-Va.)

  • District: 2nd District, Southeast -- Virginia Beach, parts of Norfolk and Hampton, Eastern Shore
  • Residence: Norfolk
  • Born: September 9, 1974; Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Single
  • Education: Georgetown U., B.S. 1996 (foreign service)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2009-11
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (1st term); Defeated Rep. Thelma Drake, R
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Oversight & Investigations; Readiness; Seapower & Expeditionary Forces); Small Business (Contracting & Technology - Chairman; Finance & Tax); Veterans' Affairs (Health)
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State Information: 2nd District, Southeast -- Virginia Beach, parts of Norfolk and Hampton, Eastern Shore

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Scott Rigell (R) 88,340 53.1%
Glenn Nye (D) 70,591 42.4%
Kenny Golden (I) 7,194 4.3%
2008 general Glenn Nye (D) 141,857 52.4%
Thelma Drake (R) 128,486 47.5%
2006 general Thelma Drake (R) 88,777 51.3%
Phil Kellam (D) 83,901 48.4%
2004 general Thelma Drake (R) 132,946 55.1%
David Ashe (D) 108,180 44.8%
2002 general Ed Schrock (R) 103,807 83.2%
D. Amarasinghe (GREEN) 20,589 16.5%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 50% John McCain: 48%
2004 John Kerry: 42% George W. Bush: 58%
2000 Al Gore: 43% George W. Bush: 55%

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