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Rep. Robert W. Goodlatte (R-Va.)

  • District: 6th District, West -- Roanoke, Lynchburg, Front Royal
  • Residence: Roanoke
  • Born: September 22, 1952; Holyoke, Mass.
  • Religion: Christian Scientist
  • Family: Wife, Maryellen Goodlatte; two children
  • Education: Bates College, B.A. 1974 (government); Washington and Lee U., J.D. 1977
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Roanoke City Republican Committee chairman, 1980-83; 6th Congressional District Republican Party chairman, 1983-88; U.S. House, 1993-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1992 (11th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Department Operations, Oversight & Nutrition; Livestock, Rural Development & Credit); Judiciary - Chairman
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State Information: 6th District, West -- Roanoke, Lynchburg, Front Royal

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Robert Goodlatte (R) 211,278 65.2%
Andrew Schmookler (D) 111,949 34.6%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 39% Mitt Romney: 59%
2008 Barack Obama: 42% John McCain: 57%




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