Virginia's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012
The 3rd congressional district of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.
Candidates wishing to run must file by the signature filing deadline January 16, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 12, 2012.
Heading into the election the incumbent is Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D), who was first elected to the House in 1992.
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.
On November 2, 2010, Robert Scott won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating C.L. "Chuck" Smith, Jr. (R), John D. Kelly (I), James J. Quigley (L), and a write-in.
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