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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.<ref>[http://www.fec.gov/fecviewer/CandidateCommitteeDetail.do ''Federal Election Commission'' "Ella Ward's 2012 Summary reports," Accessed September 20, 2012]</ref>
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[[File:Ella Wood Donors 2012.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Ward's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
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Ward lost an election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Ward's campaign committee raised a total of $78,992 and spent $77,669.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?cycle=2012&id=VA04 ''Open Secrets'' "Ella Ward 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed April 9, 2013]</ref>
  
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|Chamber = U.S House, Virginia District 4
|Political Party =Democratic
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|party = Democratic
|Report 1 =April Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/667/12951431667/12951431667.pdf ''Federal Election Commission'', Ella Ward's April Quarterly report," Accessed September 20, 2012]</ref>
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|total raised = $78,992
|Date 1 =April 15, 2012
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|total spent = $77,669
|Beginning Balance 1 =0
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|opponent raised = $1,077,552
|Total Contributions 1 =16395.24
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|opponent spent = $1,240,932
|Expenditures 1=6691.69
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|Cash on Hand 1 =9703.55
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|org2 =  
|Report 2 =Pre-Primary<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/448/12951933448/12951933448.pdf ''Federal Election Commission'', "Ella Ward's Pre-Primary report," Accessed December 20, 2012]</ref>
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|Date 2 =May 31, 2012
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|org4 =  
|Beginning Balance 2 =9703.55
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|org5 =  
|Total Contributions 2 =6654.17
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|orgdonor1 =  
|Expenditures 2=9817.23
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|orgdonor2 =  
|Cash on Hand 2 =6540.49
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|orgdonor3 =  
|Report 3 =July Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/948/12952475948/12952475948.pdf ''Federal Election Commission'', "Ella Ward's July Quarterly report," Accessed September 20, 2012]</ref>
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|Date 3 =July 15, 2012
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|Beginning Balance 3 =6540.49
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|ind1 =  
|Total Contributions 3 =11280
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|ind2 =  
|Expenditures 3=8612.89
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|ind3 =  
|Cash on Hand 3 =9207.60
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|ind4 =  
|Report 4 =October Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/542/12954432542/12954432542.pdf ''Federal Election Commission'', "Ella Ward's October Quarterly report," Accessed October 18, 2012]</ref>
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|Date 4 =October 15, 2012
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|inddonor1 =
|Beginning Balance 4 =9207.60
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|inddonor2 =  
|Total Contributions 4 =32382.89
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|inddonor3 =  
|Expenditures 4=23937.05
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|inddonor4 =  
|Cash on Hand 4 =17653.44
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|inddonor5 =  
|Report 5 =Pre-General<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/459/12940425459/12940425459.pdf ''Federal Election Commission'', "Ella Ward's Pre-General report," Accessed December 20, 2012]</ref>
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|Date 5 =October 25, 2012
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|Beginning Balance 5 =17653.44
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|Total Contributions 5 =2060.24
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|Expenditures 5=11239.72
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|Cash on Hand 5 =8473.96
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|Report 6 =Post-General<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/407/12962833407/12962833407.pdf ''Federal Election Commission'', "Ella Ward's Post-General report," Accessed December 20, 2012]</ref>
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|Date 6 =December 6, 2012
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|Beginning Balance 6 =8473.96
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|Total Contributions 6 =9219.08
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|Expenditures 6=12420.60
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|Cash on Hand 6 =5274.44
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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

Breakdown of the source of Ward's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Ward lost an election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Ward's campaign committee raised a total of $78,992 and spent $77,669.[5]

Personal

Ward is married to husband Herman. They have one son, who is a retired NAVY commander.[6]

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