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Will retire at end of current term (announced Jan. 15, 2014)

Rep. James P. Moran (D-Va.)

  • District: 8th District, Washington suburbs -- Arlington, Alexandria, part of Fairfax County
  • Residence: Arlington
  • Born: May 16, 1945; Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Divorced; four children
  • Education: College of the Holy Cross, B.A. 1967 (economics); City U. of New York, Bernard M. Baruch School of Finance, attended 1967-68; U. of Pittsburgh, M.P.A. 1970
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Alexandria City Council, 1979-84 (vice mayor, 1982-84); mayor of Alexandria, 1985-90 (served as an independent 1985-88); U.S. House, 1991-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1990 (12th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Defense; Interior-Environment - Ranking Member; Legislative Branch)
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State Information: 8th District, Washington suburbs -- Arlington, Alexandria, part of Fairfax County

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general James Moran (D) 226,847 64.6%
J. Murray (R) 107,370 30.6%
Jason Howell (I) 10,180 2.9%
Janet Murphy (IGREEN) 5,985 1.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 68% Mitt Romney: 31%
2008 Barack Obama: 68% John McCain: 31%




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