Virginia's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Virginia's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
No primary

Incumbent prior to election:
Scott Rigell Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely R[2]


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The 2nd Congressional District of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
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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 is October 14, 2014 (22 days before election).[4]

See also: Virginia elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election is incumbent Scott Rigell (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Virginia's 2nd Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Accomack, Northampton and Virginia Beach City counties.[5]

Candidates

General election candidates

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Campaign contributions

Scott Rigell

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Rigell's reports.[9]

Scott Rigell (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[10]April 15, 2013$4,192.20$263,101.97$(45,871.54)$221,422.63
July Quarterly[11]June 30, 2013$221,422.63$132,376.06$(73,469.99)$280,328.70
October Quarterly[12]October 15, 2013$280,328.70$321,126.49$(64,584.90)$536,870.29
Year-end[13]January 31, 2014$536,870$119,183$(47,264)$608,789
April Quarterly[14]April 15, 2014$608,789.09$158,690.00$(102,169.03)$665,310.06
Running totals
$994,477.52$(333,359.46)

Suzanne Patrick

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Patrick's reports.[15]

Suzanne Patrick (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
October Quarterly[16]October 15, 2013$0.00$62,235.77$(6,843.17)$55,392.60
Year-End[17]January 31, 2014$55,392.60$62,221.61$(37,999.09)$79,615.12
April Quarterly[18]April 15, 2014$79,615.12$177,140.78$(60,924.00)$195,831.90
Running totals
$301,598.16$(105,766.26)

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Suzanne Patrick was a member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Jumpstart program, which was designed to provide early support to top-tier Democratic challengers.[19]

Endorsements

Suzanne Patrick

Endorsements

District history

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2012

The 2nd Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Scott Rigell won re-election in the district.[21]

U.S. House, Virginia District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Paul Hirschbiel 46.1% 142,548
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Rigell Incumbent 53.8% 166,231
     Write-In N/A 0.1% 443
Total Votes 309,222
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections, "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Scott Rigell won election to the United States House. He defeated Glenn C. Nye (D) and Kenny E. Golden (I) in the general election.[22]

U.S. House, Virginia District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Rigell 53.1% 88,340
     Democratic Glenn C. Nye 42.5% 70,591
     Independent Kenny E. Golden 4.3% 7,194
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 164
Total Votes 166,289

See also

External links

References

  1. Cook Political Report, "2014 HOUSE RACE RATINGS FOR AUGUST 8, 2014," accessed August 21, 2014
  2. Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 21, 2014
  3. Code of Virginia, "Title 24.2, Section 530," accessed June 10, 2014
  4. Virginia State Board of Elections Website, "Become a Registered Voter," accessed January 3, 2014
  5. Virginia Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed July 24, 2012
  6. Roll Call, "Rigell receives Democratic challenger," accessed August 28, 2013
  7. Libertarian Party of Virginia, "Our Candidates," accessed March 21, 2014
  8. Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Elections, "List of Candidates," accessed July 24, 2014
  9. Federal Election Commission, "Scott Rigell Summary reports," accessed July 23, 2013
  10. Federal Election Commission, "April Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "June Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "October Quarterly," accessed October 29, 2013
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Year End Report," accessed February 17, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "April Quarterly," accessed April 17, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Patrick 2014 Summary Reports," accessed November 26, 2013
  16. Federal Election Commission, "October Quarterly," accessed November 26, 2013
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Year-End Report," accessed April 17, 2014
  18. Federal Election Commission, "April Quarterly," accessed April 17, 2014
  19. The Washington Post, "DCCC adds nine names to program for top recruits," September 9, 2013
  20. The Farm Team, "Emily's List puts Patrick 'On the List'," accessed March 24, 2014
  21. Politico, "2012 Election Map, Virginia"
  22. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013