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The [[11th congressional district of Virginia]] will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.
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The [[Virginia's 11th congressional district|11th congressional district of Virginia]] will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.
 
[[File:VA11.jpg|thumb|300px|This is the 11th congressional district prior to the [[Redistricting in Virginia|2012 redistricting]].]]
 
[[File:VA11.jpg|thumb|300px|This is the 11th congressional district prior to the [[Redistricting in Virginia|2012 redistricting]].]]
  

Revision as of 19:37, 25 January 2012

The 11th congressional district of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.

This is the 11th congressional district prior to the 2012 redistricting.

Candidates wishing to run must file by the signature filing deadline March 29, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 12, 2012.

Heading into the election the incumbent is Gerald Connolly (D), who was first elected to the House in 2008.

Candidates

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Impact of redistricting

See also: Redistricting in Virginia

Following the 2010 Census, Virginia will be redistricted. The state will remain at 11 congressional seats. Redistricting plans were not solidified by the end of the 2011 session of the Virginia General Assembly.

District history

2010

On November 2, 2010, Gerry Connolly won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Keith S. Fimian (R), Christopher F. DeCarlo (I), David L. Dotson (L), David William Gillis, Jr. (Independent Green), and a write-in.[3]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Virginia, Congressional District 11, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGerald E. Connolly Incumbent 49.2% 111,720
     Republican Keith S. Fimian 48.8% 110,739
     Independent Christopher F. DeCarlo 0.8% 1,846
     Libertarian David L. Dotson 0.6% 1,382
     Independent Green David William Gillis, Jr. 0.4% 959
     Write-in Unlisted 0.1% 305
Total Votes 226,951

See also

References