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Bonnie Girard
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Virginia, District 4
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Websites
Campaign website
Bonnie Girard was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Virginia. Girard was defeated by Randy Forbes in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012.[1]

Biography

Girard earned her B.A. in political science from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She also received her diploma in Chinese language from Foreign Affairs College in Beijing, China[2]

In 1996, Girard founded a consulting group to help U.S. companies access Chinese markets.[2]

Issues

Campaign platform

Girard's campaign focus was on improving economic growth in Virginia and improving U.S.-China relations.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Virginia's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

Girard ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Virginia's 4th District. She sought the nomination on the Republican ticket, and was defeated by incumbent Randy Forbes in the primary.[1]

U.S. House, Virginia's 4th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Forbes Incumbent 89.7% 26,294
Bonnie Girard 10.3% 3,017
Total Votes 29,311

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Virginia State Board of Elections, "Election Results" accessed June 12, 2012
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Email submission to Ballotpedia, March 25, 2012