Gail Parker

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Gail Parker
Glenda Gail Parker.jpg
Former candidate for
U.S. House, Virginia, District 1
PartyIndependent Green Party
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service22 years
Personal
Place of birthAthens, Arkansas
ProfessionRetired Air Force Officer
Websites
Campaign website
Glenda Gail Parker was a 2014 Independent Green Party candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Virginia.[1] Gail Parker lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

She was a 2013 Green Party candidate for District 43 of the Virginia House of Delegates.[2]

Parker was a 2012 Independent candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Virginia. She was defeated by Rob Wittman on November 6, 2012.[3]

Parker also ran for the Virginia House of Delegates in 2009.

Biography

Parker holds an undergraduate degree in business management and a graduate degree in business administration. She also holds a software engineering administration certificate and an information system security professional certification. Parker worked as a financial manager for the U.S. Air Force's Research and Development operations. She has also worked as an elections official.[4]

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

Parker’s website highlighted the following campaign themes:[5]

  • Mass Transit

Excerpt: "Build Rail, All types of rail: high-speed, light-rail, passenger and freight"

  • Adhering to the Arms Export Control Act

Excerpt: "Installing an auditable accounting system at the Pentagon; Eliminate the Foreign Military Sales program"

  • The Federal Debt

Excerpt: "Stopping those no-bid, uncontested contract awards"

  • The Economy

Elections

2014

See also: Virginia's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

Parker ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Virginia's 1st District. She ran as an Independent Green Party candidate.[1] Gail Parker lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

Election results

U.S. House, Virginia District 1 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert J. Wittman Incumbent 62.9% 131,861
     Democratic Norm Mosher 34.4% 72,059
     Independent Green Gail Parker 2.4% 5,097
     Independent Chris Hailey, write-in 0.3% 604
Total Votes 209,621
Source: Virginia Department of Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Parker ran in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 43. She was defeated by incumbent Mark Sickles (D) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[6]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 43 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Sickles Incumbent 73.6% 14,799
     Green Gail Parker 25.3% 5,090
     Other Write-in 1.1% 231
Total Votes 20,120

2012

See also: Virginia's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

Parker ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Virginia's 1st District. She ran as an Independent candidate. She faced Adam Cook (D) and Robert J. Wittman (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[7] She was defeated by Rob Wittman on November 6, 2012.[8]

U.S. House, Virginia District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Adam Cook 41.2% 147,036
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert J. Wittman Incumbent 56.3% 200,845
     Independent Gail Parker 2.3% 8,308
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 617
Total Votes 356,806
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

Parker received 2 percent of the vote in the general election on November 3, 2009, losing to Democrat Scott Surovell. Republican James McConville also ran, receiving 45 percent.[9]

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"Gail Parker speaks about rail infrastructure."

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