United States House of Representatives election in the United States Virgin Islands, 2016

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United States House of Representatives election in the United States Virgin Islands, at-large district, 2016

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  Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) 0.jpg
Candidate Stacey Plaskett
Party Democratic
Popular vote 14,531
Percentage 97.51%

Delegate at-large before election

Stacey Plaskett
Democratic

Elected Delegate at-large

Stacey Plaskett
Democratic

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the United States Virgin Islands

The 2016 United States House of Representatives election in the United States Virgin Islands was on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, to elect the non-voting Delegate to the United States House of Representatives from the United States Virgin Islands' at-large congressional district.

The non-voting delegate is elected for a two-year term. The incumbent, Stacey Plaskett, ran for re-election, and won a second term.

Primary elections were held on August 6, 2016.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

  • Stacey Plaskett, incumbent Delegate
  • Ronald E. Russell, former Virgin Islands Senator

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Stacey Plaskett 3,897 85.48
Democratic Ronald E. Russell 640 14.04
Democratic Write-ins 22 0.48
Total votes 4,559 100

Republican primary

Candidates

Withdrew

  • Gordon Ackley, Air Force veteran and owner of Ackley Media Group[2] (Ran as a write in candidate)

General election

Election results, U.S. Virgin Islands Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, November 8, 2016.[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Stacey Plaskett (inc.) 14,531 97.51
Write-ins 371 2.49
Total votes 14,902 100
Democratic hold

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-09-17. Retrieved 2016-08-14.
  2. ^ http://www.thegreenpapers.com/G16/VI
  3. ^ http://www.vivote.gov/sites/default/files/unofficialresults/GeneralElection201604.txt

External links

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