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{{tnr}}'''Chris Perkins''' is a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Virginia's 11th congressional district elections, 2012|the 11th Congressional District]] of [[Virginia]].
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{{tnr}}'''Chris Perkins''' was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Virginia's 11th congressional district elections, 2012|the 11th Congressional District]] of [[Virginia]]. He was defeated by [[Gerald Connolly]] on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/Virginia ''ABC News'' "2012 General Election Results"]</ref>
  
 
Perkins is a retired Army colonel<ref name="waex">[http://washingtonexaminer.com/local/virginia-news/2012/06/republicans-vie-connollys-northern-virginia-district/707291 ''Washington Examiner'' "Republicans vie for Connolly's Northern Virginia district," June 8, 2012]</ref> and small-business owner.<ref>[http://perkins2012.com/about ''Chris Perkins campaign website'' "About," Accessed June 9, 2012]</ref>
 
Perkins is a retired Army colonel<ref name="waex">[http://washingtonexaminer.com/local/virginia-news/2012/06/republicans-vie-connollys-northern-virginia-district/707291 ''Washington Examiner'' "Republicans vie for Connolly's Northern Virginia district," June 8, 2012]</ref> and small-business owner.<ref>[http://perkins2012.com/about ''Chris Perkins campaign website'' "About," Accessed June 9, 2012]</ref>
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Perkins ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia, 2012|Virginia's]] [[Virginia's 11th congressional district elections, 2012|11th District]]. He defeated [[Ken Vaughn]] in the June 12 Republican primary.  He faces [[Gerald Connolly]] (D), [[Joe Galdo]] (G), [[Peter Marchetti]] (I), [[Chris DeCarlo]] (I), and [[Mark Gibson]] (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2012/A2E23EAB-7EA6-40E2-AF41-3CE22C787EA4/unofficial/6_s.shtml Virginia Board of Elections-2012 Primary Results]</ref>
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Perkins ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia, 2012|Virginia's]] [[Virginia's 11th congressional district elections, 2012|11th District]]. He defeated [[Ken Vaughn]] in the June 12 Republican primary.  He faced [[Gerald Connolly]] (D), [[Joe Galdo]] (G), [[Peter Marchetti]] (I), [[Chris DeCarlo]] (I), and [[Mark Gibson]] (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2012/A2E23EAB-7EA6-40E2-AF41-3CE22C787EA4/unofficial/6_s.shtml Virginia Board of Elections-2012 Primary Results]</ref>  He was defeated by [[Gerald Connolly]] on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/Virginia ''ABC News'' "2012 General Election Results"]</ref>
  
 
Perkins has opposed a Vaughn budget plan as cutting too many public-sector workers and instead wants to limit government "at a system level."<ref name="waex"/>
 
Perkins has opposed a Vaughn budget plan as cutting too many public-sector workers and instead wants to limit government "at a system level."<ref name="waex"/>
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Revision as of 16:35, 9 November 2012

Chris Perkins
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Virginia, District 11
PartyRepublican
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army
Personal
ProfessionArmy colonel (ret.)
Websites
Campaign website
Chris Perkins was a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 11th Congressional District of Virginia. He was defeated by Gerald Connolly on November 6, 2012.[1]

Perkins is a retired Army colonel[2] and small-business owner.[3]

Issues

Campaign themes

According to his website, Perkins' campaign platform includes the following issues:[4]

  • End bailouts
  • Improve training for the unemployed
  • Increase domestic energy production

Elections

2012

See also: Virginia's 11th congressional district elections, 2012

Perkins ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Virginia's 11th District. He defeated Ken Vaughn in the June 12 Republican primary. He faced Gerald Connolly (D), Joe Galdo (G), Peter Marchetti (I), Chris DeCarlo (I), and Mark Gibson (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[5] He was defeated by Gerald Connolly on November 6, 2012.[6]

Perkins has opposed a Vaughn budget plan as cutting too many public-sector workers and instead wants to limit government "at a system level."[2]

U.S. House, Virginia's 11th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChris Perkins 62.8% 11,600
Ken Vaughn 37.2% 6,866
Total Votes 18,466

Campaign donors

2012

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Perkins' reports.[7]

Chris Perkins Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2012$46,763.58$73,760.39$(35,162.74)$85,361.23
July Quarterly[9]July 15, 2012$60,340.78$40,603.76$(56,513.67)$44,430.87
October Quarterly[10]October 15, 2012$44,430.87$147,691.50$(136,096.26)$56,026.11
Running totals
$262,055.65$(227,772.67)

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