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United States House of Representatives election in the United States Virgin Islands, 2010

 

United States House of Representatives election in the United States Virgin Islands, 2010

Map of the United States Virgin Island's At-Large district.

The 2010 Congressional election for Delegate to the United States House of Representatives from the United States Virgin Islands was held on November 2, 2010.

The non-voting delegate to the House of Representatives from the United States Virgin Islands is elected for two-year terms. The winner of the race will serve in the 112th Congress from January 3, 2011 until January 3, 2013. The election is part of the 2010 U.S. House of Representatives election and coincides with other local elections in the Virgin Islands, including the 2010 gubernatorial race.

Election

Candidates

Incumbent U.S. Virgin Islands Delegate Donna Christian-Christensen, a Democrat, formally announced her campaign for re-election on Sunday, July 25, 2010.[1] Christensen, who had held the seat since 1997, ran unopposed in 2008. In 2010, Christensen was challenged by Republican Vincent Emile Danet and two independent candidates – Guillaume Mimoun and Jeffrey Moorhead, a Saint Croix attorney.[2]

Election results

Incumbent Del. Donna Christian-Christensen easily won re-election to another term, taking 18,584, or 71.2% of the total votes cast in the election.[2] Independent candidate Jeffrey Moorhead placed second with 4,880 votes.[2] Republican Vincent Danet came in third place with 2,223 votes, while independent candidate Guillaume Mimoun came in fourth place with 397 votes.[2]

Election results, U.S. Virgin Islands Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, November 2, 2010[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Donna Christian-Christensen 11,512 71.22%
Independent Jeffrey Moorhead 4,880 18.70%
Republican Vince Danet 2,223 8.52%
Independent Guillaume Mimoun 397 1.52%
Independent Write In candidates 11 .04%
Totals 26,095 100%
Democratic hold

References

  1. ^ Kossler, Bill (2010-07-26). "Gubernatorial Challengers Pick Running Mates".  
  2. ^ a b c d Pancham, Ananta (2010-10-02). "DeJongh-Francis to Return for Second Term".  
  3. ^ http://www.vivote.govs/default/files/Unofficial%20General%202010%20Tally%20Results.pdf
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