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Perriello lost his re-election bid in 2010.

Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.)

  • District: 5th District, South central -- Danville, Charlottesville
  • Residence: Virginia Beach
  • Born: October 9, 1974; Charlottesville, Va.
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Single
  • Education: Yale U., B.A. 1996 (humanities); Yale U., J.D. 2001
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2009-11
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (1st term); Defeated Rep. Virgil H. Goode Jr., R
  • Committee Assignments: Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management - Vice Chairman; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials; Water Resources & Environment); Veterans' Affairs (Economic Opportunity; Health)
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State Information: 5th District, South central -- Danville, Charlottesville

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Robert Hurt (R) 119,560 50.8%
Tom Perriello (D) 110,562 47%
Jeffrey Clark (I) 4,992 2.1%
2008 general Tom Perriello (D) 158,810 50.1%
Virgil Goode (R) 158,083 49.9%
2006 general Virgil Goode (R) 125,370 59.1%
Al Weed (D) 84,682 39.9%
Joseph Oddo (IGREEN) 1,928 0.9%
2004 general Virgil Goode (R) 172,431 63.7%
Al Weed (D) 98,237 36.3%
2002 general Virgil Goode (R) 95,360 63.5%
Meredith Richards (D) 54,805 36.5%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 48% John McCain: 51%
2004 John Kerry: 43% George W. Bush: 56%
2000 Al Gore: 42% George W. Bush: 55%

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