1799 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia

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District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates[Note 1]
Virginia 1 Daniel Morgan Federalist 1797 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist hold.
Robert Page (Federalist) 54.3%
John Smith (Democratic-Republican) 45.7%
Virginia 2 David Holmes Democratic-
Republican
1797 Incumbent re-elected. David Holmes (Democratic-Republican)[Note 2]
Robert Porterfield (Federalist)
Virginia 3 James Machir Federalist 1797 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
George Jackson (Democratic-Republican) 53.9%
John Haymond (Federalist) 46.0%
Virginia 4 Abram Trigg Democratic-
Republican
1797 Incumbent re-elected. Abram Trigg (Democratic-Republican) 88.5%
William Preston (Federalist) 11.5%
Virginia 5 John J. Trigg Democratic-
Republican
1797 Incumbent re-elected. John J. Trigg (Democratic-Republican)[Note 2]
George Hancock (Federalist)
Virginia 6 Matthew Clay Democratic-
Republican
1797 Incumbent re-elected. Matthew Clay (Democratic-Republican)[Note 2]
Isaac Coles (Democratic-Republican)
Virginia 7 Abraham B. Venable Democratic-
Republican
1790 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
John Randolph (Democratic-Republican) 40.5%
Powhatan Bolling (Democratic-Republican) 40.3%
Clement Carrington (Federalist) 19.2%
Virginia 8 Thomas Claiborne Democratic-
Republican
1793 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Samuel Goode (Democratic-Republican) 52.5%
Thomas Claiborne (Democratic-Republican) 47.5%
Virginia 9 Joseph Eggleston Democratic-
Republican
1798 (Special) Incumbent re-elected. Joseph Eggleston (Democratic-Republican) 63.4%
Alexander McRae (Federalist) 36.6%
Virginia 10 Carter B. Harrison Democratic-
Republican
1793 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Edwin Gray (Democratic-Republican)[Note 2]
John Mason Jr. (Democratic-Republican)
Robert Booth (Democratic-Republican)
Benjamin Harrison (Democratic-Republican)
Wood Heath (Federalist)
Virginia 11 Josiah Parker Federalist 1789 Incumbent re-elected. Josiah Parker (Federalist) 56.2%
Thomas Newton Jr. (Democratic-Republican) 43.8%
Virginia 12 Thomas Evans Federalist 1797 Incumbent re-elected. Thomas Evans (Federalist) 62.3%
John Page (Democratic-Republican) 37.7%
Virginia 13 John Clopton Democratic-
Republican
1795 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
John Marshall (Federalist)[Note 2]
John Clopton (Democratic-Republican)
Virginia 14 Samuel J. Cabell Democratic-
Republican
1795 Incumbent re-elected. Samuel J. Cabell (Democratic-Republican) 83.6%
John Nicholas (Democratic-Republican) 16.4%
Virginia 15 John Dawson Democratic-
Republican
1797 Incumbent re-elected. John Dawson (Democratic-Republican)[Note 2]
Virginia 16 Anthony New Democratic-
Republican
1793 Incumbent re-elected. Anthony New (Democratic-Republican)[Note 2]
Benjamin Temple (Federalist)
Virginia 17 Richard Brent Democratic-
Republican
1795 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
Leven Powell (Federalist) 63.8%
Roger West (Democratic-Republican) 36.4%
Virginia 18 John Nicholas Democratic-
Republican
1793 Incumbent re-elected. John Nicholas (Democratic-Republican)[Note 2]
John Blackwell (Federalist)
Virginia 19 Walter Jones Democratic-
Republican
1797 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
Henry Lee (Federalist) 51.4%
Walter Jones (Democratic-Republican) 48.6%

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  1. ^ Only candidates with at least 1% of the vote listed
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Source does not give numbers of votes or has incomplete data