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According to his website, Perkins' campaign platform includes the following issues:<ref>[http://perkins2012.com/issues ''Chris Perkins campaign website'' "Issues," Accessed June 9, 2012]</ref>
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According to his website, Perkins' campaign platform included the following issues:<ref>[http://perkins2012.com/issues ''Chris Perkins campaign website'' "Issues," Accessed June 9, 2012]</ref>
 
* End bailouts
 
* End bailouts
 
* Improve training for the unemployed
 
* Improve training for the unemployed
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the [[Federal Election Commission]] during the 2012 elections season. Below are Perkins' reports.<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/fecimg/?C00494849 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Chris Perkins' 2012 Summary reports," Accessed September 26, 2012]</ref>
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[[File:Chris Perkins Donors 2012.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Perkins' campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
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Perkins lost an election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Perkins' campaign committee raised a total of $549,441 and spent $531,424.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?cycle=2012&id=VA11 ''Open Secrets'' "Chris Perkins 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed April 10, 2013]</ref>
  
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|Chamber = U.S. House, Virginia District 11
|Political Party =Republican
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|party = Republican
|Report 1 =April Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/432/12970947432/12970947432.pdf ''Federal Election Commission'', Chris Perkins' April Quarterly report," Accessed September 26, 2012]</ref>
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|total raised = $549,441
|Date 1 =April 15, 2012
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|total spent = $531,424
|Beginning Balance 1 =46763.58
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|opponent raised = $2,241,573
|Total Contributions 1 =73760.39
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|opponent spent = $1,396,232
|Expenditures 1=35162.74
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|org1 = CACI International
|Cash on Hand 1 =85361.23
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|org2 = C21 New Millennium
|Report 2 =Pre-Primary<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/162/12951932162/12951932162.pdf ''Federal Election Commission'', "Chris Perkins' Pre-Primary report," Accessed December 27, 2012]</ref>
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|org3 = Van Scoyoc Assoc
|Date 2 =May 31, 2012
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|org4 = US Marine Inc
|Beginning Balance 2 =85361.23
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|org5 = FLIR Systems
|Total Contributions 2 =13537.11
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|orgdonor1 = $11,850
|Expenditures 2=38557.56
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|orgdonor2 = $7,500
|Cash on Hand 2 =60340.78
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|orgdonor3 = $7,000
|Report 3 =July Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/645/12971438645/12971438645.pdf ''Federal Election Commission'', "Chris Perkins' July Quarterly report," Accessed September 26, 2012]</ref>
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|orgdonor4 = $6,500
|Date 3 =July 15, 2012
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|orgdonor5 = $5,750
|Beginning Balance 3 =60340.78
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|ind1 = Retired
|Total Contributions 3 =40603.76
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|ind2 = Business Services
|Expenditures 3=56513.67
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|ind3 = Defense Electronics
|Cash on Hand 3 =44430.87
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|ind4 = Lobbyists
|Report 4 =October Quarterly<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/dcdev/forms/C00494849/817023/ ''Federal Election Commission'', "Chris Perkins' October Quarterly report," Accessed October 15, 2012]</ref>
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|ind5 = Misc Defense
|Date 4=October 15, 2012
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|inddonor1 = $77,164
|Beginning Balance 4 =44430.87
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|inddonor2 = $29,700
|Total Contributions 4 =147691.50
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|inddonor3 = $16,050
|Expenditures 4=136096.26
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|inddonor4 = $14,300
|Cash on Hand 4 =56026.11
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|inddonor5 = $13,900
|Report 5 =Pre-General<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/404/12961018404/12961018404.pdf ''Federal Election Commission'', "Chris Perkins' Pre-General report," Accessed October 15, 2012]</ref>
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|Date 5=October 25, 2012
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|Beginning Balance 5 =56026.11
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|Total Contributions 5 =43452
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|Expenditures 5=52384.24
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|Cash on Hand 5 =47093.87
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|Report 6 =Post-General<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/059/12940884059/12940884059.pdf ''Federal Election Commission'', "Chris Perkins' Post-General report," Accessed December 27, 2012]</ref>
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|Date 6=December 6, 2012
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|Beginning Balance 6 =47093.87
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|Total Contributions 6 =47092.51
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|Expenditures 6=83759.04
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|Cash on Hand 6 =10427.34
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|}}
 
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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
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Chris Perkins was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought 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 included 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 District 11 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGerald Connolly Incumbent 61% 202,606
     Republican Chris Perkins 35.5% 117,902
     Green Joe Galdo 0.7% 2,195
     Independent Peter Marchetti 0.6% 1,919
     Independent Chris DeCarlo 0.9% 3,027
     Independent Mark Gibson 1.1% 3,806
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 788
Total Votes 332,243
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
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

Breakdown of the source of Perkins' campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Perkins lost an election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Perkins' campaign committee raised a total of $549,441 and spent $531,424.[7]

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