1793 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia

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Virginia gained nine representatives from the 1790 census, and in addition, the old 2nd district was lost after its territory became the new State of Kentucky. There were, therefore, ten new districts created for the 3rd Congress.

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Virginia 1 Alexander White Pro-Administration 1789 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Anti-Administration gain.
Robert Rutherford (Anti-Admin) 56.6%
John Smith (Anti-Admin) 25.8%
Alexander White (Pro-Admin) 17.6%
Virginia 2 Andrew Moore
Redistricted from the 3rd district
Anti-Administration 1789 Incumbent re-elected. Andrew Moore (Anti-Admin)[1]
Virginia 3 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Anti-Administration gain.
Joseph Neville (Anti-Admin)[1]
George Jackson (Anti-Admin)
Jeremiah Jacobs
William MacCleery
Virginia 4 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Anti-Administration gain.
Results subsequently challenged but upheld.
Francis Preston (Anti-Admin)
Abraham Trigg
Virginia 5 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Pro-Administration gain.
George Hancock (Pro-Admin) 60.5%
Charles Clay 34.0%
Calohill Minnis 5.5%
Virginia 6 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Anti-Administration gain.
Isaac Coles (Anti-Admin)[1]
Virginia 7 Abraham B. Venable
Redistricted from the 6th district
Anti-Administration 1790 Incumbent re-elected. Abraham B. Venable (Anti-Admin)[1]
Joseph Wyatt
Thomas Scott (Pro-Admin)
Tarlton Woodson (Pro-Admin)
Virginia 8 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Anti-Administration gain.
Thomas Claiborne (Anti-Admin)[1]
Richard Kennon
Jesse Brown
J. Nicholson
Virginia 9 William B. Giles Anti-Administration 1790 Incumbent re-elected. William B. Giles (Anti-Admin)[1]
Robert Bolling
Virginia 10 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Anti-Administration gain.
Carter B. Harrison (Anti-Admin)[1]
John H. Briggs
Virginia 11 Josiah Parker
Redistricted from the 8th district
Anti-Administration 1789 Incumbent re-elected.
as Pro-Administration
Josiah Parker (Pro-Admin[2])[1]
John Neirson
Virginia 12 John Page
Redistricted from the 7th district
Anti-Administration 1789 Incumbent re-elected. John Page (Anti-Admin)[1]
Virginia 13 Samuel Griffin
Redistricted from the 10th district
Anti-Administration 1789 Incumbent re-elected.
as Pro-Administration
Samuel Griffin (Pro-Admin[3])[1]
Virginia 14 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Anti-Administration gain.
Francis Walker (Anti-Admin)[1]
Virginia 15 James Madison, Jr.
Redistricted from the 5th district
Anti-Administration 1789 Incumbent re-elected. James Madison, Jr. (Anti-Admin)[1]
Virginia 16 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Anti-Administration gain.
Anthony New (Anti-Admin)[1]
John Roane (Anti-Admin)
Francis Corbin
Virginia 17 Richard Bland Lee
Redistricted from the 4th district
Pro-Administration 1789 Incumbent re-elected. Richard Bland Lee (Pro-Admin)[1]
Virginia 18 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Anti-Administration gain.
John Nicholas (Anti-Admin)[1]
William Pickett
Virginia 19 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Anti-Administration gain.
John Heath (Anti-Admin)[1]
Walter Jones (Anti-Admin)
Francis L. Lee

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Source does not give numbers of votes or has incomplete data
  2. ^ Had previously been Anti-Administration, but switched to Pro-Administration/Federalist from this point on
  3. ^ Had been Anti-Administration in the previous election