United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in Virginia

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Virginia will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect 11 candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's 11 congressional districts.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 27, 2014
June 10, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Virginia is one of 14 states that uses an open primary process, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1]

Voter registration: Voters had to register to vote in the primary by February 10, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 14, 2014 (22 days before election).[2]

See also: Virginia elections, 2014


Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds 8 of the 11 congressional seats from Virginia.

Members of the U.S. House from Virginia -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of July 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 3 Pending
     Republican Party 8 Pending
Total 11 11

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the 11 congressional districts are:

Name Party District
Robert J. Wittman Ends.png Republican 1
Scott Rigell Ends.png Republican 2
Robert C. Scott Electiondot.png Democratic 3
Randy Forbes Ends.png Republican 4
Robert Hurt Ends.png Republican 5
Bob Goodlatte Ends.png Republican 6
Eric Cantor Ends.png Republican 7
Jim Moran Electiondot.png Democratic 8
Morgan Griffith Ends.png Republican 9
Frank Wolf Ends.png Republican 10
Gerald Connolly Electiondot.png Democratic 11

Candidates

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1st Congressional District

General election candidates


Republican Party June 10, 2014, Republican primary


2nd Congressional District

General election candidates

3rd Congressional District

General election candidates

4th Congressional District

General election candidates

5th Congressional District

General election candidates


Republican Party May 22, 2014, Republican Candidate Announcement

Democratic Party May 31, 2014, Democratic Convention

Third Party candidates

6th Congressional District

General election candidates

7th Congressional District

General election candidates


Republican Party June 10, 2014, Republican primary


Libertarian Party Libertarian candidate

Failed to file

8th Congressional District

General election candidates


Republican Party Republican convention results

Democratic Party June 10, 2014, Democratic primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

Failed to file

Withdrew prior to primary

Potential candidates

  • Democratic Party Walter Tejada: Arlington County Board member[35]

9th Congressional District

General election candidates

10th Congressional District

General election candidates

April 26, 2014, Republican primary results[57]

Failed to file

Withdrew from race

Declined to run

11th Congressional District

General election candidates

See also

External links

References

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