Virginia's 5th congressional district

Virginia's 5th congressional district

Infobox U.S. congressional district
state = Virginia
district number = 5

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representative = Virgil Goode
party = Republican
english area =
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percent urban =
percent rural =
population = 643,497
population year = 2000
median income = 35,739
percent white = 73.2
percent black = 24.1
percent asian = 1.0
percent native american = 0.2
percent hispanic = 1.6
percent other race = 0.1
percent blue collar =
percent white collar =
percent gray collar =
cpvi = R+6

Virginia's fifth congressional district is a United States congressional district in the commonwealth of Virginia. It covers all or part of Greene, Campbell, Bedford, Albemarle, Nelson, Fluvanna, Buckingham, Cumberland, Appomattox, Prince Edward, Charlotte, Lunenberg, Franklin, Henry, Pittsylvania, Halifax, Mecklenberg, and Brunswick Counties. The current representative is Virgil Goode (R). Goode was originally elected as a Democrat in 1996, but changed his party affiliation in 2002, making him the first Republican to represent this district since Reconstruction.

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