United States Virgin Islands's at-large congressional district

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U.S. Virgin Islands's at-large congressional district
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United States Virgin Islands' at-large congressional district
Delegate
  Stacey Plaskett
DSt. Croix
Area133.7 sq mi (346 km2)
Population (2010)106,405
Median household
income
21,740
Ethnicity

The United States Virgin Islands' at-large congressional district encompasses the entire area of the U.S. Virgin Islands. The territory does not have a voting member of Congress, but does elect a delegate who can participate in debates. [1]

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Since the Virgin Islands first held a delegate election in 1972, the voters of the territory have elected a Democrat on 23 occasions, a Republican once and an Independent once. In total, three Democrats, one Republican and one Independent have represented the Virgin Islands in the U.S. Congress.

The current delegate is Democrat Stacey Plaskett.

List of delegates representing the district

DelegatePartyYearsCong
ress
Electoral history
District created January 3, 1973
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Ron de Lugo
DemocraticJanuary 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1979
93rd
94th
95th
Elected in 1972.
Re-elected in 1974.
Re-elected in 1976.
Retired to run for Governor.
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Melvin H. Evans
RepublicanJanuary 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1981
96th Elected in 1978.
Lost re-election.
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Ron de Lugo
DemocraticJanuary 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1995
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
Elected in 1980.
Re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Re-elected in 1990.
Re-elected in 1992.
Retired.
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Victor O. Frazer
IndependentJanuary 3, 1995 –
January 3, 1997
104th Elected in 1994.
Lost re-election.
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Donna Christian-
Christensen
DemocraticJanuary 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2015
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
113th
Elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Re-elected in 2012.
Retired to run for Governor.
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Stacey Plaskett
DemocraticJanuary 3, 2015 –
present
114th
115th
116th
117th
Elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.
Re-elected in 2020.

Election results

US House election, 2006: U.S. Virgin Islands at-large district
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic Donna Christian-Christensen (incumbent)18,32262.91
Independent Warren Mosler 10,80037.08
Independent Write-in40.01
Majority7,52225.83
Turnout 29,126
US House election, 2008: U.S. Virgin Islands at-large district
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic Donna Christian-Christensen (incumbent)19,28699.64%
Independent Write-Ins690.36%
Majority19,217
Turnout 19,355100%
US House election, 2010: U.S. Virgin Islands at-large district
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic Donna Christian-Christensen (incumbent)18,58471.22%
Independent Jeffrey Moorhead4,88018.70%
Republican Vince Danet 2,2238.52%
Majority
Turnout 26,804100%
US House election, 2012: U.S. Virgin Islands at-large district
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic Donna Christian-Christensen (incumbent)11,51260.05%
Independent Warren Mosler3,27617.09%
Republican Holland L Redfield, II2,13111.12%
Independent Norma Pickard-Samuel1,92710.05%
Independent Guillaume Mimoum3121.63%
Independent Write-in120.06%
Turnout 19,170100%
US House election, 2014: U.S. Virgin Islands at-large district
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic Stacey Plaskett 16,21090.44%
Republican Vince Danet 1,6028.94%
Independent Write-in1120.62%
Turnout 17,924100%


US House election, 2016: U.S. Virgin Islands at-large district [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic Stacey Plaskett (incumbent) 14,531 97.51% +6.86%
n/a Write-ins3712.49%+1.53%
Total votes'14,902''100.0%'N/A
Democratic hold
US House election, 2018: U.S. Virgin Islands at-large district [3]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic Stacey Plaskett (incumbent) 16,341 98.41% +0.90%
n/a Write-ins2641.59%-0.90%
Total votes16,605 100% N/A
Democratic hold
US House election, 2020: U.S. Virgin Islands at-large district
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic Stacey Plaskett (incumbent) 15,470 88.09 Decrease2.svg 10.32
Independent Shekema George1,99211.34Increase2.svg 11.34
n/a Write-ins990.005Decrease2.svg 1.585
Total votes17,561 100 N/A

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