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Congressman
Rep. Donald Beyer [D, VA-8]
for
District 8, Virginia

About

Don Beyer, Jr. (born June 20, 1950) is an American businessman, diplomat and Democratic Party politician. He owns automobile dealerships in Virginia, and has a long record involved in community, political and philanthropic work. From 1990 to 1998 he served as the 36th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia during the gubernatorial administrations of Democrat Doug Wilder (1990–1994) and Republican George Allen (1994–1998). His party's nominee for Governor in 1997, he lost to Republican Jim Gilmore, the Attorney General of Virginia. From 2009 to 2013, he served as United States Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein and on January 24, 2014, he announced that he was running for Virginia's 8th congressional district in the 2014 elections to succeed retiring Democratic incumbent Jim Moran. Don Beyer and his wife, Megan, have two children, Clara and Grace. In addition, Don Beyer has two children, Don and Stephanie, from a previous marriage.

Bio-Information

D.O.B 06/20/1950
Location Virginia
Office 1119 Longworth House Office Building
Party Democrat
Phone 202-225-4376
Fax 202-225-0017

Fundraising Over Time

Cumulative Raised

Select Interest Group Rating

50%
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
7%
National Rifle Association
100%
AFL-CIO
100%
American Civil Liberties Union
16%
National Taxpayers Union
100%
NARAL Pro-Choice America
4%
American Conservative Union
95%
Americans for Democratic Action