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The [[4th 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 4th congressional district|4th congressional district of Virginia]] will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.
 
[[File:VA4.jpg|thumb|300px|This is the 4th congressional district prior to the [[Redistricting in Virginia|2012 redistricting]].]]
 
[[File:VA4.jpg|thumb|300px|This is the 4th congressional district prior to the [[Redistricting in Virginia|2012 redistricting]].]]
  

Revision as of 20:30, 25 January 2012

The 4th congressional district of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.

This is the 4th 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 Randy Forbes (R), who was first elected to the House in a special election in 2001.

Candidates

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

No candidates have declared an intent to run yet.

Republican Party Republican Primary

No candidates have declared an intent to run yet.

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, Randy Forbes won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Wynne V. E. LeGrow (D) and a write-in.[1]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Virginia, Congressional District 4, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJ. Randy Forbes Incumbent 62.3% 123,659
     Democratic Wynne V. E. LeGrow 37.5% 74,298
     Write-in Unnamed 0.2% 432
Total Votes 198,389

See also

References