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Virgil H. Goode, Jr.
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 5th district
January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2009
|Preceded by||Lewis Payne|
|Succeeded by||Tom Perriello|
Virgil Hamlin Goode, Jr.
October 17, 1946
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
|Political party||Constitution Party
|Alma mater||University of Richmond
University of Virginia
|Branch/service||Army National Guard|
|Years of service||1969–1975|
|Unit||Virginia Army National Guard|
Virgil Hamlin Goode, Jr. (//, 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. He lost his seat in the 2008 election to Democrat Tom Perriello. Goode subsequently joined the Constitution Party. He was the party's 2012 presidential nominee.
|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the House of Representatives
from Virginia's 5th congressional district
|Party political offices|
|Constitution Party presidential nominee
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