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Boucher lost his re-election bid in 2010.

Rep. Rick Boucher (D-Va.)

  • District: 9th District, Southwest -- Blacksburg, Bristol
  • Residence: Abingdon
  • Born: August 1, 1946; Abingdon, Va.
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Amy Boucher
  • Education: Roanoke College, B.A. 1968 (political science); U. of Virginia, J.D. 1971
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Va. Senate, 1976-82; U.S. House, 1983-2011
  • Elected: Elected: 1982 (14th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Communications, Technology & the Internet - Chairman; Energy & Environment); Judiciary (Courts & Competition Policy - Vice Chairman)
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State Information: 9th District, Southwest -- Blacksburg, Bristol

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Morgan Griffith (R) 95,726 51.2%
Rick Boucher (D) 86,743 46.4%
Jeremiah Heaton (I) 4,282 2.3%
2008 general Rick Boucher (D) 207,306 97.1%
2006 general Rick Boucher (D) 129,705 67.8%
C.W. Carrico (R) 61,574 32.2%
2004 general Rick Boucher (D) 150,039 59.3%
Kevin Triplett (R) 98,499 38.9%
Seth Davis (I) 4,341 1.7%
2002 general Rick Boucher (D) 100,075 65.8%
Jay Katzen (R) 52,076 34.2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 40% John McCain: 59%
2004 John Kerry: 39% George W. Bush: 59%
2000 Al Gore: 43% George W. Bush: 55%

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