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Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr., D-Va.

Member of the House (2nd term)

Democrat



Biography

District: Virginia - 8th District
Political Highlights: lieutenant governor, 1990-98; Democratic nominee for governor, 1997; U.S. ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein, 2009-13
Born: June 20, 1950; Trieste, Free Territory of Trieste
Residence: Alexandria
Religion: Episcopalian
Family: Wife, Megan Carroll Beyer; four children
Education: Williams College, B.A. 1972
Elected: 2014
Committee Assignments: Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Oversight and Investigations; Water, Power and Oceans); Science, Space & Technology (Oversight - Ranking Member; Research and Technology; Space); Joint Economic
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 175th ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 31,672 followers
State Clout: Virginia is 6th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2014 Election Results

Candidate

Donald Beyer (D)
Micah Edmond (R)
Gwendolyn Beck (I)
Jeffrey Carson (LIBERT)
Gerard Blais (IGREEN)

Votes

128,102
63,810
5,420
4,409
963

%

63.1%
31.4%
2.7%
2.2%
0.5%