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Revision as of 13:29, 26 September 2012


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2012 U.S. House Elections in Virginia

Primary Date
June 12, 2012

Partisan breakdownCandidates

Virginia District Pages
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2012 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2012 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Virginia will take place on November 6, 2012. Voters will elect 11 candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's 11 congressional districts.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 29, 2012
June 12, 2012
November 6, 2012

Primary: Virginia has an open primary system, in which any registered voter may choose which party's primary to vote in.

Voter registration: Voters had to register to vote in the primary by May 21. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 15.[1]

See also: Virginia elections, 2012


According to the New York Times race ratings in July 2012, one of the 11 districts is considered to be in play, District 2.[2]

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 6 election, the Republican Party holds eight of the 11 congressional seats from Virginia.

Members of the U.S. House from Virginia -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 3 3
     Republican Party 8 8
Total 11 11

Incumbents

Heading into the 2012 election, the incumbents for the 11 congressional districts are:

Name Party District
Bob Goodlatte Ends.png Republican 6
Eric Cantor Ends.png Republican 7
Frank Wolf Ends.png Republican 10
Gerry Connolly Electiondot.png Democratic 11
Jim Moran Electiondot.png Democratic 8
Morgan Griffith Ends.png Republican 9
Randy Forbes Ends.png Republican 4
Bobby Scott Electiondot.png Democratic 3
Robert Hurt Ends.png Republican 5
Rob Wittman Ends.png Republican 1
Scott Rigell Ends.png Republican 2

General election candidates

District General Election Candidates Incumbent 2012 Winner Partisan Switch?
1st Democratic Party Adam Cook
Republican Party Robert J. Wittman
Independent Gail Parker
Rob Wittman Pending Pending
2nd Democratic Party Paul Hirschbiel
Republican Party Scott Rigell
Scott Rigell Pending Pending
3rd Democratic Party Robert C. Scott
Republican Party Dean Longo
Libertarian PartyXavian Draper
Bobby Scott Pending Pending
4th Democratic Party Ella Ward
Republican Party Randy Forbes
Randy Forbes Pending Pending
5th Democratic Party John Douglass
Republican Party Robert Hurt
Green Party Kenneth Hildebrandt
Robert Hurt Pending Pending
6th Democratic Party Andy Schmookler
Republican Party Bob Goodlatte
Bob Goodlatte Pending Pending
7th Democratic Party E. Wayne Powell
Republican PartyEric Cantor
Eric Cantor Pending Pending
8th Democratic Party Jim Moran
Republican Party Patrick Murray
Green Party Janet Murphy
Independent Jason Howell
Jim Moran Pending Pending
9th Democratic Party Anthony Flaccavento
Republican Party Morgan Griffith
Morgan Griffith Pending Pending
10th Democratic Party Kristin Cabral
Republican Party Frank Wolf
Independent Kevin Chisholm
Frank Wolf Pending Pending
11th Democratic Party Gerald Connolly
Republican Party Chris Perkins
Green Party Joe Galdo
Independent Peter Marchetti
Independent Chris DeCarlo
Independent Mark Gibson
Gerry Connolly Pending Pending

Candidates

1st Congressional District

General election candidates

Democratic Party Adam Cook
Republican Party Robert J. Wittman Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Gail Parker


June 12, 2012,, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Adam Cook: Afghanistan veteran[3]Approveda

Republican Party Republican Primary

Robert J. Wittman: Incumbent[4]Approveda

2nd Congressional District

General election candidates

Democratic Party Paul Hirschbiel
Republican Party Scott Rigell Green check mark transparent.png


June 12, 2012,, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

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3rd Congressional District

General election candidates

Democratic Party Robert C. Scott Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Dean Longo


June 12, 2012,, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

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4th Congressional District

General election candidates

Democratic Party Ella Ward
Republican Party Randy Forbes Green check mark transparent.png


June 12, 2012,, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

5th Congressional District

General election candidates

Democratic Party John Douglass
Republican Party Robert Hurt Green check mark transparent.png
Green Party Kenneth Hildebrandt


June 12, 2012,, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Green Party Green Party candidate

6th Congressional District

General election candidates

Democratic Party Andy Schmookler
Republican Party Bob Goodlatte Green check mark transparent.png


June 12, 2012,, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

7th Congressional District

General election candidates

Democratic Party E. Wayne Powell
Republican Party Eric Cantor Green check mark transparent.png


June 12, 2012,, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

8th Congressional District

General election candidates

Democratic Party Jim Moran Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Patrick Murray
Green Party Janet Murphy
Independent Jason Howell


June 12, 2012,, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Green Party Green Party candidate

Independent Independent candidate

9th Congressional District

General election candidates

Democratic Party Anthony Flaccavento
Republican Party Morgan Griffith Green check mark transparent.png


June 12, 2012,, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

10th Congressional District

General election candidates

Democratic Party Kristin Cabral
Republican Party Frank Wolf Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Kevin Chisholm


June 12, 2012,, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Independent candidate

11th Congressional District

General election candidates

Democratic Party Gerald Connolly Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Chris Perkins
Green Party Joe Galdo
Independent Peter Marchetti
Independent Chris DeCarlo
Independent Mark Gibson


June 12, 2012,, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Green Party Green Party candidate

Independent Independent candidates

See also

References

  1. Virginia State Board of Elections "2012 November Election Calendar," Accessed July 7, 2012
  2. New York Times "House Race Ratings," Accessed July 25, 2012
  3. Fredericksburg Freelance-Star "Wittman re-election bid to make stop in Stafford," May 18, 2012
  4. Virginia State Board of Elections "Candidates List," accessed April 5, 2012
  5. Virginian-Pilot "Va. Beach businessman seeks U.S. House seat," accessed December 5, 2011
  6. Virginian-Pilot "Rigell's rookie year: No triumph, many tests," accessed December 5, 2011
  7. Washington Post "Scott will not run for U.S. Senate race; endorses Kaine," accessed December 6, 2011
  8. Chuck Smith 2012 Campaign website, accessed December 6, 2011
  9. 9.0 9.1 Virginia State Board of Elections "Election Results" accessed June 12, 2012
  10. The Roanoke Times "Democrat Schmookler announces bid for 6th District congressional seat," accessed December 6, 2011
  11. NBC 29 "Kwiatkowski announces run for 6th District seat," accessed December 6, 2011
  12. CBS 6 "Richmond lawyer announces campaign for Cantor's seat," accessed December 6, 2011
  13. Washington Post blog "UPDATE: After initial rejection, Moran challenger will be on primary ballot," April 9, 2012
  14. ARL Now "Patrick Murray: Rematch With Jim Moran in 2012," accessed December 6, 2011
  15. The Roanoke Times "Democrats pick Douglass, Flaccavento to challenge in 5th, 9th Districts," May 20, 2012
  16. Fairfax Times "McLean attorney to challenge Wolf in 10th Congressional District," April 18, 2012
  17. The Hill "Rep. Connolly rules out 2012 Senate run; hopes for Kaine," accessed December 6, 2011
  18. Politico "Perkins: Ryan plans needs better sales pitch," accessed December 6, 2011