Virginia’s 4th congressional district – Wikipedia

Representative Party Term Cong
ress Electoral history District created March 4, 1789
Richard B. Lee Pro-Administration March 4, 1789 –
March 3, 1793 1st
2nd Elected in 1789.
Re-elected in 1790.
Redistricted to the 17th district. Francis Preston Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795 3rd
4th Elected in 1793.
Results were challenged but upheld.
Re-elected in 1795.
Retired. Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1797 Abram Trigg Democratic-Republican March 4, 1797 –
March 3, 1803 5th
6th
7th Elected in 1797.
Re-elected in 1799.
Re-elected in 1801.
Redistricted to the 6th district.
David Holmes Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1809 8th
9th
10th Redistricted from the 2nd district and re-elected in 1803.
Re-elected in 1805.
Re-elected in 1807.
Retired. Jacob Swoope Federalist March 4, 1809 –
March 3, 1811 11th Elected in 1809.
Retired. William McCoy Democratic-Republican March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1823 12th
13th
14th
15th
16th
17th Elected in 1811.
Re-elected in 1813.
Re-elected in 1815.
Re-elected in 1817.
Re-elected in 1819.
Re-elected in 1821.
Redistricted to the 19th district. Mark Alexander Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825 18th
19th
20th
21st
22nd Redistricted from the 18th district and re-elected in 1823.
Re-elected in 1825.
Re-elected in 1827.
Re-elected in 1829.
Re-elected in 1831.
Retired. Jackson March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1833 James Gholson Anti-Jackson March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835 23rd Elected in 1833.
Lost re-election.
George Dromgoole Jackson March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837 24th
25th
26th Elected in 1835.
Re-elected in 1837.
Re-elected in 1839.
Retired. Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
William Goode Democratic March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843 27th Elected in 1841.
Retired. Edmund W. Hubard Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847 28th
29th Redistricted from the 5th district and re-elected in 1843.
Re-elected in 1845.
Retired.
Thomas S. Bocock Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1853 30th
31st
32nd Elected in 1847.
Re-elected in 1849.
Re-elected in 1851.
Redistricted to the 5th district.
William Goode Democratic March 4, 1853 –
July 3, 1859 33rd
34th
35th
36th Elected in 1853.
Re-elected in 1855.
Re-elected in 1857.
Died. Inactive July 3, 1859 –
December 6, 1859 36th
Roger Pryor Democratic December 7, 1859 –
March 3, 1861 Elected to finish Goode’s term.
Re-elected in 1859.
Resigned. Vacant March 4, 1861 –
January 25, 1870 36th
37th
38th
39th
40th
41st Civil War
George Booker Conservative January 26, 1870 –
March 3, 1871 41st Elected in 1870.
Lost re-election.
William H. H. Stowell Republican March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1877 42nd
43rd
44th Elected in 1870.
Re-elected in 1872.
Re-elected in 1874.
Retired.
Joseph Jorgensen Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1883 45th
46th
47th Elected in 1876.
Re-elected in 1878.
Re-elected in 1880.
Retired. Benjamin Hooper Readjuster March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885 48th Elected in 1882.
Lost re-election. James Brady Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887 49th Elected in 1884.
Retired. William E. Gaines Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889 50th Elected in 1886.
Retired. Edward Venable Democratic March 4, 1889 –
September 23, 1890 51st Election invalidated.
John Langston Republican September 23, 1890 –
March 3, 1891 51st Elected in 1890.
Lost re-election.
James F. Epes Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1895 52nd
53rd Elected in 1890.
Re-elected in 1892.
Retired.
William McKenney Democratic March 4, 1895 –
May 2, 1896 54th Election invalidated
Robert Thorp Republican May 2, 1896 –
March 3, 1897 54th Elected in 1896.
Lost re-election.
Sydney Epes Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 23, 1898 55th Election invalidated.
Robert Thorp Republican March 23, 1898 –
March 3, 1899 55th Elected in 1898.
Lost re-election.
Sydney Epes Democratic March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1900 56th Elected in 1898.
Died. Vacant March 4, 1900 –
April 18, 1900
Francis Lassiter Democratic April 19, 1900 –
March 3, 1903 56th
57th Elected to finish Epes’s term.
Re-elected in 1900.
Lost re-election. Robert G. Southall Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1907 58th
59th Elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Lost re-election.
Francis Lassiter Democratic March 4, 1907 –
October 31, 1909 60th
61st Elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Died. Vacant November 1, 1909 –
March 7, 1910 61st
Robert Turnbull Democratic March 8, 1910 –
March 3, 1913 61st
62nd Elected to finish Lassiter’s term.
Re-elected in 1910.
Lost re-election. Walter Watson Democratic March 4, 1913 –
December 24, 1919 63rd
64th
65th
66th Elected in 1912.
Re-elected in 1914.
Re-elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
Died. Vacant December 25, 1919 –
April 26, 1920 66th
Patrick Drewry Democratic April 27, 1920 –
March 3, 1933 66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd Elected to finish Watson’s term.
Re-elected in 1920.
Re-elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Redistricted to the at-large seat. District eliminated March 4, 1933 District recreated January 3, 1935
Patrick Drewry Democratic January 3, 1935 –
December 21, 1947 74th
75th
76th
77th
78th
79th
80th Elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
Re-elected in 1938.
Re-elected in 1940.
Re-elected in 1942.
Re-elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Died. Vacant December 21, 1947 –
February 17, 1948 80th
Watkins Abbitt Democratic February 17, 1948 –
January 3, 1973 80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd Elected to finish Drewry’s term.
Re-elected in 1948.
Re-elected in 1950.
Re-elected in 1952.
Re-elected in 1954.
Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Re-elected in 1960.
Re-elected in 1962.
Re-elected in 1964.
Re-elected in 1966.
Re-elected in 1968.
Re-elected in 1970.
Retired.
Robert Daniel Republican January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1983 93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th Elected in 1972.
Re-elected in 1974.
Re-elected in 1976.
Re-elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Lost re-election.
Norman Sisisky
(Richmond) Democratic January 3, 1983 –
March 29, 2001 98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th Elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Re-elected in 1990.
Re-elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Died. Vacant March 29, 2001 –
June 19, 2001 107th
Randy Forbes
(Chesapeake) Republican June 19, 2001 –
January 3, 2017 107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
113th
114th Elected to finish Sisisky’s term.
Re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Redistricted to the 2nd district and lost renomination.
Donald McEachin
(Richmond) Democratic January 3, 2017 –
November 28, 2022 115th
116th
117th Elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.
Re-elected in 2020.
Re-elected in 2022, but died before next term began. Vacant November 28, 2022 –
March 7, 2023 117th
118th
Jennifer McClellan
(Richmond) Democratic March 7, 2023 –
present 118th Elected to finish McEachin’s term.