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Rep. James P. Moran (D-Va.)

District: 8th District
Political Highlights: Alexandria City Council, 1979-84; mayor of Alexandria, 1985-90; U.S. House of Representatives, 1991-2015
Born: May 16, 1945; Buffalo, N.Y.
Residence: Arlington
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Divorced; four children
Education: College of the Holy Cross, B.A. 1967; City U. of New York, Bernard M. Baruch School of Finance, attended 1967-68; U. of Pittsburgh, M.P.A. 1970
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 1990 (12th term)
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Defense; Interior-Environment - Ranking Member; Legislative Branch)

Election History
2012generalJames Moran (D) 226,84764.6
J. Murray (R) 107,37030.6
Jason Howell (I) 10,1802.9
Janet Murphy (IGREEN) 5,9851.7
2010generalJames Moran (D) 116,40461.0
J. Murray (R) 71,14537.3
J. Fisher (IGREEN) 2,7071.4
2008generalJames Moran (D) 222,98667.9
Mark Ellmore (R) 97,42529.7
J. Fisher (IGREEN) 6,8292.1
2006generalJames Moran (D) 144,70066.4
Tom O'Donoghue (R) 66,63930.6
James Hurysz (I) 6,0942.8
2004generalJames Moran (D) 171,98659.7
Lisa Cheney (R) 106,23136.9
James Hurysz (I) 9,0043.1
2002generalJames Moran (D) 102,75959.8
Scott Tate (R) 64,12137.3
Ron Crickenberger (I) 4,5582.7
2000generalJames Moran (D) 164,17863.3
Demaris Miller (R) 88,26234.1
Ron Crickenberger (I) 3,4831.3
Rick Herron (I) 2,8051.1
1998generalJames Moran (D) 97,54566.7
Demaris Miller (R) 48,35233.1
1996generalJames Moran (D) 152,33466.4
John Otey (R) 64,56228.1
R. Edmonds (VREF) 6,2432.7
Sarina Grosswald (I) 5,2392.3
Charles Severance (I) 7400.3
1994generalJames Moran (D) 120,28159.3
Kyle McSlarrow (R) 79,56839.3
R. Edmonds (I) 1,8580.9
William Jones (I) 8680.4
1992generalJames Moran (D) 138,54256.1
Kyle McSlarrow (R) 102,71741.6
Alvin West (I) 5,6012.3
1990generalJames Moran (D) 88,47552.0
Stan Parris (R) 76,36745.0
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Virginia is 6th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

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.