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Rep. Robert C. Scott (D-Va.)

  • District: 3rd District, Southeast -- most of Richmond, Hampton and Norfolk
  • Residence: Newport News
  • Born: April 30, 1947; Washington, D.C.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Divorced
  • Education: Harvard U., A.B. 1969; Boston College, J.D. 1973
  • Military Service: Mass. National Guard 1970-74; Army Reserve 1974-76
  • Political Highlights: Va. House, 1978-83; Va. Senate, 1983-93; Democratic nominee for U.S. House, 1986; U.S. House, 1993-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1992 (11th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Early Childhood, Elementary & Secondary Education; Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions); Judiciary (Constitution & Civil Justice; Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security & Investigations - Ranking Member; Over-Criminalization Task Force - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 3rd District, Southeast -- most of Richmond, Hampton and Norfolk

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (VA-03 representative) Robert Scott (D) 259,199 81.3%
Dean Longo (R) 58,931 18.5%
Write-in (WRI) 806 0.2%
2010 general (VA-03 representative) Robert Scott (D) 114,754 70%
C.L. Smith (R) 44,553 27.2%
James Quigley (LIBERT) 2,383 1.4%
John Kelly (I) 2,039 1.2%
write-ins (WRI) 171 0.1%
2008 general (VA-03 representative) Robert Scott (D) 239,911 97%
write-ins (Write-In) 7,377 3%
2006 general (VA-03 representative) Robert Scott (D) 133,546 96.1%
write-ins (Write-In) 5,448 3.9%
2004 general (VA-03 representative) Robert Scott (D) 159,373 69.3%
Winsome Sears (R) 70,194 30.5%
write-ins (Write-In) 325 0.1%
2002 general (VA-03 representative) Robert Scott (D) 87,521 96.1%
write-ins (Write-In) 3,552 3.9%
2000 general (VA-03 representative) Robert Scott (D) 137,527 97.7%
write-ins (Write-In) 3,226 2.3%
1998 general (VA-03 representative) Robert C. Scott (D) 48,129 76%
Robert S. "Bob" Barnett (I) 14,453 22.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 772 1.2%
1996 general (VA-03 representative) Robert C. Scott (D) 118,603 82.1%
Elsie Holland (R) 25,781 17.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 34 0%
1994 general (VA-03 representative) Robert C. Scott (D) 108,532 79.4%
Tom Ward (R) 28,080 20.6%
write-ins (Write-In) 8  
1992 general (VA-03 representative) Robert C. Scott (D) 132,432 78.6%
Daniel Jenkins (R) 35,780 21.2%
write-ins (Write-In) 261 0.2%
1986 general (VA-01 representative) Herbert H. Bateman (R) 80,713 56%
Robert C. Scott (D) 63,364 44%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 79% Mitt Romney: 20%
2008 Barack Obama: 78% John McCain: 22%

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