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{{tnr}}{{Retired candidate submit info}}'''Ella Ward''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Virginia's 4th congressional district elections, 2012|the 4th Congressional District]] of [[Virginia]]. Ward defeated [[Joe Elliott Jr.]] in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012.<ref name="results">[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2012/A2E23EAB-7EA6-40E2-AF41-3CE22C787EA4/unofficial/5_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'' "Election Results" Accessed June 12, 2012]</ref> She lost in the November 6, 2012, general election.<ref name="cnnr">[http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/state/VA/house ''CNN'' "Virginia Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"]</ref>
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{{tnr}}{{Retired candidate submit info}}'''Ella Ward''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Virginia's 4th congressional district elections, 2012|the 4th Congressional District]] of [[Virginia]]. Ward defeated [[Joe Elliott Jr.]] in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012.<ref name="results">[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2012/A2E23EAB-7EA6-40E2-AF41-3CE22C787EA4/unofficial/5_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'' "Election Results" Accessed June 12, 2012]</ref> She lost in the November 6, 2012, general election.<ref name="cnnr">[http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/state/VA/house ''CNN'' "Virginia Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"]</ref>
  
 
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Ward is on the Chesapeake City Council and formerly served on the state school board.<ref name="wapo"/>

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Ella Ward
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Virginia, District 4
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
Chesapeake City Council
Education
Bachelor'sNorfolk State University
Master'sOld Dominion University
Ph.D.Virginia Tech.
Personal
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Campaign website
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Ella Ward was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 4th Congressional District of Virginia. Ward defeated Joe Elliott Jr. in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012.[1] She lost in the November 6, 2012, general election.[2]

Ward is on the Chesapeake City Council and formerly served on the state school board.[3]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

According to her website, Ward's campaign platform included the following issues[4]:

  • Reduced business taxes for companies' first two years in operation
  • Increased expenditures on infrastructure
  • Supporting Social Security and Medicare

Elections

2012

See also: Virginia's 4th congressional district elections, 2012

Ward ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Virginia's 4th District. She won the nomination on the Democratic ticket and defeated Joe Elliott Jr. in the June 12 primary.[1] She lost to Republican Randy Forbes in the general election.[2]

By June 2012, Ward had raised $23,000, while Elliott reported no campaign contributions.[3]

U.S. House, Virginia District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Ella Ward 42.9% 150,190
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Forbes Incumbent 56.9% 199,292
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 564
Total Votes 350,046
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House, Virginia's 4th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngElla Ward 84.5% 5,364
Joe Elliot Jr 15.5% 982
Total Votes 6,346

Campaign donors

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 Ward's reports.[5]

Ella Ward Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]April 15, 2012$0$16,395.24$(6,691.69)$9,703.55
Pre-Primary[7]May 31, 2012$9,703.55$6,654.17$(9,817.23)$6,540.49
July Quarterly[8]July 15, 2012$6,540.49$11,280$(8,612.89)$9,207.60
October Quarterly[9]October 15, 2012$9,207.60$32,382.89$(23,937.05)$17,653.44
Pre-General[10]October 25, 2012$17,653.44$2,060.24$(11,239.72)$8,473.96
Post-General[11]December 6, 2012$8,473.96$9,219.08$(12,420.60)$5,274.44
Running totals
$77,991.62$(72,719.18)

Personal

Ward is married to husband Herman, together they have one son who is a retired NAVY commander.[12]

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