Virginia's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Virginia's 4th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
No primary

Incumbent prior to election:
Randy Forbes Republican Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 4th Congressional District of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Randy Forbes did not face a primary challenger. He will face Elliott Fausz (D) and Libertarian Bo Brown in the general election. The race is rated a "Safe Republican" contest by Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call.[1]


Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 27, 2014
No primary
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.[2]

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).[3]

See also: Virginia elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election is incumbent Randy Forbes (R), who was first elected in 2001.

Virginia's 4th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes Chesapeake City, Isle of Wright, Sussex, Emporia City, Dinwiddie, Norroway, Amelia, Powhatan, Chestfield and Colonial Heights counties.[4]

Candidates

General election candidates


Campaign contributions

Randy Forbes

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Forbes' reports.[7]

Randy Forbes (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2013$189,862.55$111,535.44$(61,897.41)$239,500.58
July Quarterly[9]June 15, 2013$239,500.58$183,840.64$(113,918.98)$309,422.24
October Quarterly[10]October 15, 2013$309,422.24$171,609.18$(140,737.90)$340,293.52
Year-end[11]January 31, 2014$340,293$122,287$(93,630)$368,950
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2014$368,950.51$201,946.34$(133,373.23)$437,523.62
Running totals
$791,218.6$(543,557.52)

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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2012

The 4th Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Randy Forbes won re-election in the district.[13]

U.S. House, Virginia District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Ella Ward 42.9% 150,190
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Forbes Incumbent 56.9% 199,292
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 564
Total Votes 350,046
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Randy Forbes won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Wynne V. E. LeGrow (D) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, Virginia District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Forbes incumbent 62.3% 123,659
     Democratic Wynne V. E. LeGrow 37.5% 74,298
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 432
Total Votes 198,389

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