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Virginia's 9th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Virginia's 9th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Morgan Griffith Republican Party
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Virginia U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 9th congressional district of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 27, 2014
June 10, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Virginia is one of 22 states with a mixed primary system. The primary is open; however, in order to vote in the Republican primary, voters must sign an oath of loyalty.[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

Incumbent: Heading into the election is incumbent Morgan Griffith (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Virginia's 9th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Lee, Wise, Dickenson, Buchanan, Scott, Russell, Tazewell, Washington, Smyth, Wythe, Bland, Giles, Craig, Alleghany, Montgomery, Pulaski, Grayson, Carroll, Floyd and Patrick counties and parts of Henry and Roanoke counties.[3]

Candidates

Campaign contributions

Morgan Griffith

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Griffith's reports.[4]

Morgan Griffith (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[5]April 15, 2013$124,807.81$112,470.25$(94,926.80)$142,351.26
July Quarterly[6]July 15, 2013$142,351.26$110,924.00$(80,149.89)$173,125.37
October Quarterly[7]October 12, 2013$173,125.37$113,271.00$(75,325.44)$211,070.93
Year-end[8]January 31, 2014$211,070$93,298$(60,047)$244,321
Running totals
$429,963.25$(310,449.13)

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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2012

The 9th congressional district of Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Morgan Griffith won re-election in the district.[9]

U.S. House, Virginia District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Anthony Flaccavento 38.6% 116,400
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMorgan Griffith Incumbent 61.3% 184,882
     Write-In N/A 0.1% 376
Total Votes 301,658
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, H. Morgan Griffith won election to the United States House. He defeated Rick Boucher (D) and Jeremiah D. Heaton (I) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Virginia District 9 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngH. Morgan Griffith 51.2% 95,726
     Democratic Rick Boucher 46.4% 86,743
     Independent Jeremiah D. Heaton 2.3% 4,282
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 166
Total Votes 186,917

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