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|U.S. House, Virginia, District 11|
|Profession||Army colonel (ret.)|
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was a 2012 Republican
candidate who sought election to the U.S. House
representing the 11th Congressional District
. He was defeated by Gerald Connolly
on November 6, 2012.
Perkins is a retired Army colonel and small-business owner.
According to his website, Perkins' campaign platform included the following issues:
- End bailouts
- Improve training for the unemployed
- Increase domestic energy production
- See also: Virginia's 11th congressional district elections, 2012
Perkins ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Virginia's 11th District. He defeated Ken Vaughn in the June 12 Republican primary. He faced Gerald Connolly (D), Joe Galdo (G), Peter Marchetti (I), Chris DeCarlo (I), and Mark Gibson (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012. He was defeated by Gerald Connolly on November 6, 2012.
Perkins has opposed a Vaughn budget plan as cutting too many public-sector workers and instead wants to limit government "at a system level."
|U.S. House, Virginia, District 11 General Election, 2012
||Gerald Connolly Incumbent
|| Chris Perkins
|| Joe Galdo
|| Peter Marchetti
|| Chris DeCarlo
|| Mark Gibson
|Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
|U.S. House, Virginia's 11th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
| Ken Vaughn
Breakdown of the source of Perkins' campaign funds before the 2012 election.
Perkins lost an election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Perkins' campaign committee raised a total of $549,441 and spent $531,424.
|U.S. House, Virginia District 11, 2012 - Chris Perkins Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner
|Total Spent by Election Winner
|Top contributors to Chris Perkins's campaign committee|
|C21 New Millennium||$7,500|
|Van Scoyoc Assoc||$7,000|
|US Marine Inc||$6,500|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|