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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Scott Rigell (R-Va.)

District: 2nd District
Political Highlights: Va. Motor Vehicle Dealer Board, 1995-99; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-present
Born: May 28, 1960; Titusville, Fla.
Residence: Virginia Beach
Religion: Protestant
Family: Wife, Teri Rigell; four children
Education: Brevard Community College, A.A. 1981; Mercer U., B.B.A 1983; Regent U., M.B.A. 1990
Military Service: Marine Corps Reserve, 1978-84
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (3rd term)
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Financial Services; Labor-HHS-Education; Legislative Branch)

Election History
2014generalScott Rigell (R) 101,55858.7
Suzanne Patrick (D) 71,17841.1
2012generalScott Rigell (R) 166,23153.8
Paul Hirschbiel (D) 142,54846.1
2010generalScott Rigell (R) 88,34053.1
Glenn Nye (D) 70,59142.5
Kenny Golden (I) 7,1944.3
Roll Call Vitals


Virginia is 6th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Scott Rigell is ranked 35th on the 50 Richest Members of Congress list.

Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.