Rob Wittman

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Rob Wittman
Rob Wittman.jpg
U.S. House of Representatives, Virginia, 1st District
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2007-present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 7
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 7, 2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Virginia House of Delegates
2006-2007
Board of Supervisors, Westmoreland County, VA
1996-2005
Mayor, Montross, VA
1992-1996
Education
Bachelor'sVirginia Polytechnic Institute
Master'sUniversity of North Carolina
Ph.D.Virginia Commonwealth University
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 3, 1959
Place of birthWashington, D.C.
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Robert J. "Rob" Wittman (b. February 3, 1959) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Virginia. Wittman represents the 1st congressional district of Virginia and was first elected to the House in 2006.

Career

  • 2007-present: U.S. House of Representatives
  • 2006-2007: Virginia House of Delegates
  • 1996-2005: Board of Supervisors, Westmoreland County, VA
  • 2004-2005: Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, Westmoreland County, VA
  • 1992-1996: Mayor, Montross, VA
  • 1986-1996: Town council member, Montross, VA

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-12

Wittman is a member of the following House committees[1]:

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

Wittman voted with the Republican Party 91.8% of the time, which ranked 143 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.[2]

Elections

2010

On November 2, 2010, Wittman won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Krystal M. Ball (D), G. Gail "for Rail" Parker (Independent Green), and a write-in.[3]

Robert J. Wittman, Republican ................................................................ 135,564 Krystal M. Ball, Democrat ........................................................................ 73,824 G. Gail ‘‘for Rail’’ Parker, Independent Green ........................................ 2,544 Write-in ....................................................................................................... 304

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Virginia, Congressional District 1, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert J. Wittman Incumbent 63.9% 135,564
     Democrat Krystal M. Ball 34.8% 73,824
     Independent Green G. Gail "for Rail" Parker 1.2% 2,544
     Write-in unnamed 0.1% 304
Total Votes 212,236

Campaign donors

Breakdown of the source of Wittman's campaign funds before the 2010 election.

Wittman won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Wittman's campaign committee raised a total of $1,292,243 and spent $971,827.[4]

Personal

Wittman and his wife, Kathryn, have two children.[5]

External links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Jo Ann Davis
U.S. House of Representatives - Virginia, 1st District
2007-Present
Succeeded by
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