2013 Virginia House of Delegates election

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Virginia House of Delegates election, 2013

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All 100 seats in the Virginia House of Delegates
51 seats needed for a majority
Turnout43.0%[1] Increase
  Majority party Minority party
  Bill Howell, Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates (Republican).png David Toscano 2010.jpg
Leader Bill Howell David Toscano
Party Republican Democratic
Leader since January 8, 2003 November 19, 2011
Leader's seat 28th 57th
Last election 67 32
Seats won 67 33
Seat change Steady Increase 1

Virginia House of Delegates election results map 2013.png
Results of the November 2013 elections
     Democratic gain      Republican gain
     Democratic hold      Republican hold

Speaker before election

Bill Howell
Republican

Elected Speaker

Bill Howell
Republican

The Virginia House of Delegates election of 2013 was held on Tuesday, November 5.

Delegates not running for re-election[edit]

Delegate Seat First elected Party Date announced Ref.
John Cosgrove[n 1] 78th district 2001 Republican August 6, 2013 [2]
John Cox 55th district 2009 Republican March 5, 2013 [3]
Annie Crockett-Stark 6th district 2005 Republican March 13, 2013 [4]
Sal Iaquinto 84th district 2005 Republican February 23, 2013 [5]
Joe Johnson 4th district 1989 (1966–70) Democratic February 26, 2013 [6]
Donald Merricks 16th district 2007 Republican March 6, 2013 [7]
Bob Purkey 82nd district 1985 Republican April 6, 2013 [8]
Lacey Putney 19th district 1961 Independent March 27, 2013 [9]
Jim Scott 53rd district 1991 Democratic March 3, 2013 [10]
Bob Tata 85th district 1983 Republican March 27, 2012 [11]

Results[edit]

Seats that changed hands[edit]

Democratic to Republican (1)
Independent to Republican (1)
Republican to Democratic (2)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Cosgrove filed to run but entered the special election to replace 14th district Senator Harry Blevins after Blevins announced his early retirement. Cosgrove won and was subsequently replaced on the November ballot by Jay Leftwich.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Registration/Turnout Statistics". Virginia Department of Elections. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  2. ^ Sheler, Jeff (August 7, 2013). "Cosgrove wins special election to fill Va. senate seat". The Virginian-Pilot. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  3. ^ Schmidt, Markus (March 6, 2013). "Del. John Cox not running for re-election". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  4. ^ Sluss, Michael (March 13, 2013). "Crockett-Stark won't seek 5th term in House". The Roanoke Times. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  5. ^ Sizemore, Bill (February 24, 2013). "Virginia Beach Del. Iaquinto won't seek re-election". The Virginian-Pilot. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  6. ^ McGee, David (February 26, 2013). "Southwest Virginia delegate ending service 'while I'm ahead'". Bristol: Bristol Herald Courier. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  7. ^ Dashiell, Joe (March 6, 2013). "Delegate Don Merricks will not seek reelection to Virginia General Assembly". Roanoke: WDBJ7. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  8. ^ Walker, Julian (April 6, 2013). "Del. Purkey latest local Rep. not seeking re-election". The Virginian-Pilot. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  9. ^ "Va. delegate ending legislative service after 5 decades". The Virginian-Pilot. March 27, 2013. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  10. ^ Benton, Nicholas F. (March 6, 2013). "State Del. Jim Scott, Human Rights Champion, Won't Seek 12th Term". Falls Church: Falls Church News-Press. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  11. ^ Walker, Julian (March 27, 2012). "Long-serving Va. Beach delegate won't seek re-election". The Virginian-Pilot. Retrieved January 23, 2018.