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Revision as of 10:33, 17 October 2013

2012

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Virginia's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

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.

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]

Heading into the election the incumbent is 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.[4]

Candidates

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District history

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, Rob 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.[10]

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
     Democratic 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

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