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{{vadis1congtoc14}}{{tnr}}The '''[[Virginia's 1st Congressional District|1st Congressional District of Virginia]]''' will hold an election for the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 4, 2014. Incumbent [[Robert J. Wittman]] will face public relations specialist [[Anthony Riedel]] in the June 10, 2014, primary election. The winner will face [[Libertarian]] Lieutenant Colonel [[Xavian Draper]] in the general election.  
  
 
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Revision as of 13:22, 3 June 2014

2012

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Virginia's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Robert J. Wittman Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Robert J. Wittman Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]


Virginia U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 1st Congressional District of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Robert J. Wittman will face public relations specialist Anthony Riedel in the June 10, 2014, primary election. The winner will face Libertarian Lieutenant Colonel Xavian Draper in the general election.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 27, 2014
June 10, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Virginia is one of 14 states that uses an open primary process, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[3]

Voter registration: Voters had to register to vote in the primary by February 10, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 14, 2014 (22 days before election).[4]

See also: Virginia elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election is incumbent Robert J. Wittman (R), who was first elected in 2006.

Virginia's 1st Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Manassas City, Stafford, King George, Carolina, Westmoreland, Richmond, Northumberland, King William, Middlesex, Lancaster, Mathews, York and Williamsburg City counties.[5]

Candidates

General election candidates


Republican Party June 10, 2014, Republican primary

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Campaign contributions

Rob Wittman

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Wittman's reports.[11]

Robert J. Wittman (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[12]April 1, 2013$551,810.10$102,800.10$(50,892.10)$603,718.10
July Quarterly[13]July 30, 2013$603,718.10$200,481.22$(27,900.10)$776,299.22
October Quarterly[14]October 15, 2013$776,299.22$73,871.09$(77,658.53)$772,511.78
Year-end[15]January 31, 2014$772,511$167,545$(66,625)$873,431
April Quarterly[16]April 15, 2014$873,431.31$166,545.46$(57,679.86)$982,296.91
Running totals
$711,242.87$(280,755.59)

District history

Candidate ballot accecss
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2012

On November 6, 2012, Robert J. Wittman (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Adam Cook and Gail Parker in the general election.

U.S. House, Virginia District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Adam Cook 41.2% 147,036
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert J. Wittman Incumbent 56.3% 200,845
     Independent Gail Parker 2.3% 8,308
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 617
Total Votes 356,806
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Robert J. Wittmanm won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Krystal M. Ball (D) and G. Gail "for Rail" Parker (Green) in the general election.[17]

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

See also

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References