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|U.S. House, Virginia, District 11|
|Profession||Army colonel (ret.)|
According to his website, Perkins' campaign platform includes the following issues</ref> and small-business owner.:
- End bailouts
- Improve training for the unemployed
- Increase domestic energy production
Perkins is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Virginia's 11th District. He is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket and faces Ken Vaughn in the June 12 Republican primary.
Perkins has opposed a Vaughn budget plan as cutting too many public-sector workers and instead wants to limit government "at a system level."
- Washington Examiner "Republicans vie for Connolly's Northern Virginia district," June 8, 2012
- Chris Perkins campaign website "About," Accessed June 9, 2012
- Chris Perkins campaign website "Issues," Accessed June 9, 2012
- Politico "Perkins: Ryan plan needs better sales pitch," Accessed January 11, 2012