Virgil Goode

American politician

Virgil Hamlin Goode, Jr. (/ɡd/,[1] born October 17, 1946) is an American politician who was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1997 to 2009, first as a Democrat; in 2000 he switched to the Republican Party. He represented the 5th congressional district of Virginia.[2] He lost his seat in the 2008 election to Democrat Tom Perriello.[3] Goode subsequently joined the Constitution Party. He was the party's 2012 presidential nominee.

Virgil Goode
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 5th district
In office
January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2009
Preceded byLewis Payne
Succeeded byTom Perriello
Personal details
Virgil Hamlin Goode, Jr.

(1946-10-17) October 17, 1946 (age 77)
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Political partyConstitution Party
Republican Party
Democratic Party
(Before 2000)
Spouse(s)Lucy Dodson
Alma materUniversity of Richmond
University of Virginia
Military service
Branch/serviceArmy National Guard
Years of service1969–1975
UnitVirginia Army National Guard

References change

  1. "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah". Comedy Central.
  2. "map". Archived from the original on 2005-09-09. Retrieved 2012-11-06.
  3. "Perriello declared winner in 5th District recount". Charlottesville Daily Progress. Archived from the original on 2009-01-26. Retrieved 2012-11-06.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Lewis Payne
Member of the House of Representatives
from Virginia's 5th congressional district

Succeeded by
Tom Perriello
Party political offices
Preceded by
Chuck Baldwin
Constitution Party presidential nominee
Succeeded by