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|U.S. House, Virginia, District 5|
|January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2010|
|J.D.||Yale Law School|
|Birthday||October 9, 1974|
|Place of birth||Ivy, Virginia|
He was succeeded by Robert Hurt.
- See also: Virginia gubernatorial election, 2013
On November 28, 2012, The Huffington Post reported that Perriello was considering a run for Governor of Virginia in 2013. If he had pursued the bid, Perriello would have likely faced confirmed candidate Terry McAuliffe in the Democratic primary election. The following week, however, Perriello announced he was not going to compete against McAuliffe, whom he endorses for the Democratic nomination. The presumptive GOP nominee is attorney general Ken Cuccinelli.
Frequency of Voting with Democratic Leadership
According to a July 2010 analysis of 1,357 votes cast from January 1, 2009 to June 16, 2010, Perriello has voted with the House Democratic leadership 89.1% of the time. That same analysis reported that he also voted with party leadership 91.3% of the time in 2010.
Washington Post Analysis
A separate analysis from The Washington Post, concluded that he votes 90% of the time with a majority of Democrats in the House of Representatives.
- Perriello's House website
- The Huffington Post, "Tom Perriello Reportedly Open to Virginia Governor Bid in 2013," November 28, 2012
- Blue Virginia, "BREAKING: Tom Perriello Announces He Will Not Run for Virginia Governor in 2013," December 5, 2012
- "GOP picks up three House spots in Virginia," Virginia Statehouse News, November 3, 2010
- A Line of Sight, July 2010
- The Washington Post analysis