Aug. 1, 2014 SIGN IN | REGISTER

Rep. J. Randy Forbes (R-Va.)

  • District: 4th District, Southeast -- Chesapeake, Suffolk, Chester
  • Residence: Chesapeake
  • Born: February 17, 1952; Chesapeake, Va.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Shirley Forbes; four children
  • Education: Randolph-Macon College, B.A. 1974 (political science); U. of Virginia, J.D. 1977
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Va. House, 1990-97 (Republican floor leader, 1994-97); Va. Republican Party chairman, 1996-00; Va. Senate, 1997-2001 (Republican floor leader, 1998-2000); U.S. House, 2001-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2001 (6th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Readiness; Seapower & Projection Forces - Chairman); Judiciary (Constitution & Civil Justice; Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security & Investigations)
Member Photo

See J. Randy Forbes's full CQ Member Profile, including in-depth political biographies of all members of Congress with CQ's analysis of what makes each member tick. CQ Member Profiles also provides:

  • Staff contacts
  • Voting records
  • Interest group ratings
  • Detailed district information
  • Vote studies on each member's record

State Information: 4th District, Southeast -- Chesapeake, Suffolk, Chester

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general J. Forbes (R) 199,292 56.9%
Ella Ward (D) 150,190 42.9%
Write-in (WRI) 564 0.2%
2010 general J. Forbes (R) 123,659 62.3%
Wynne LeGrow (D) 74,298 37.4%
write-ins (WRI) 432 0.2%
2008 general J. Forbes (R) 199,075 59.5%
Andrea Miller (D) 135,041 40.4%
write-ins (Write-In) 405 0.1%
2006 general J. Forbes (R) 150,967 76.1%
Albert Burckard (IGREEN) 46,487 23.4%
write-ins (Write-In) 886 0.4%
2004 general J. Forbes (R) 182,444 64.5%
Jonathan Menefee (D) 100,413 35.5%
write-ins (Write-In) 170 0.1%
2002 general J. Forbes (R) 108,733 97.9%
write-ins (Write-In) 2,308 2.1%
2001 special J. Forbes (R) 70,917 52%
Louise Lucas (D) 65,190 47.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 208 0.2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 49% Mitt Romney: 50%
2008 Barack Obama: 49% John McCain: 50%

SIGN IN




OR

SUBSCRIBE

Want Roll Call on your doorstep?