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==Candidates==
 
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===2012===
 
===2012===
The 5th Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012. Incumbent [[Robert Hurt]] won re-election in the district.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/virginia/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Virginia"]</ref>
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The 5th Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012. Incumbent [[Robert Hurt]] won re-election in the district.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/virginia/ ''Politico'', "2012 Election Map, Virginia"]</ref>
 
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On November 2, 2010, [[Robert Hurt]] won election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating incumbent Thomas S. P. Perriello (D), Jeffrey A. Clark (I), and a write-in.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>
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Revision as of 18:56, 3 April 2014

2012

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Virginia's 5th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
No primary, due to conventions

Incumbent prior to election:
Robert Hurt Republican Party
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Virginia U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 5th Congressional District of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
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.[1]

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).[2]

See also: Virginia elections, 2014

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

Virginia's 5th Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state, stretching vertically across the state. It includes Brunswick, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Halifax, Charlotte, Prince Edward, Powhatan, Fluvanna, Charlottesville City, Buckinham, Appomattox, Greene, Madison, Fauquier, Rappahannock, Nelson, Campbell, Bedford, Bedford City, Franklin, Pittsylvania, Henry and Danville City counties.[3]

Candidates

General election candidates


Republican Party May 22, 2014, Republican Candidate Announcement

Democratic Party May 31, 2014, Democratic Convention

Third Party candidates


Campaign contributions

Robert Hurt

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

Robert Hurt (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2013$128,896.03$72,246.00$(75,668.19)$125,473.84
July Quarterly[13]July 15, 2013$125,473.84$235,406.35$(68,909.93)$291,970.26
October Quarterly[14]October 12, 2013$291,970.26$117,617.50$(61,063.14)$348,524.62
Year-end[15]January 31, 2014$348,524$96,664$(99,804)$345,384
April Quarterly[16]April 15, 2014$345,384.62$148,686.52$(115,391.68)$378,679.46
Running totals
$670,620.37$(420,836.94)

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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2012

The 5th Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Robert Hurt won re-election in the district.[17]

U.S. House, Virginia District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic John Douglass 42.9% 149,214
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Hurt Incumbent 55.4% 193,009
     Green Kenneth Hildebrandt 1.6% 5,500
     Write-In N/A 0.1% 388
Total Votes 348,111
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Robert Hurt won election to the United States House. He defeated Thomas S. P. Perriello (D) and Jeffrey A. Clark (I) in the general election.[18]

U.S. House, Virginia District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Hurt 50.8% 119,560
     Democratic Thomas S. P. Perriello 47% 110,562
     Independent Jeffrey A. Clark 2.1% 4,992
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 185
Total Votes 235,299

See also

External links

References

  1. Code of Virginia, "Title 24.2, Section 530," accessed June 10, 2014
  2. Virginia State Board of Elections Website, "Become a Registered Voter," accessed January 3, 2014
  3. Virginia Redistricting Map "Map" accessed July 24, 2012
  4. FaquierGOP.com, "Rep. Robert Hurt Unopposed For Republican 5th District Nomination," accessed June 1, 2014
  5. WINA.com, "Democrats Nominate Lawrence Gaughan For Congress," accessed June 1, 2014
  6. 6.0 6.1 Virginia State Board of Elections, "Primary Nominees," accessed April 3, 2014
  7. Bearing Drift, "Robert Hurt gets Democratic challenger in Fifth Congressional District," accessed February 25, 2014
  8. NBC 29, "Lawrence Gaughan Announces Candidacy for 5th District Congressional Seat," accessed March 20, 2014
  9. FreedomOutpost.com, "Virginia Libertarian Party has Recruited Candidates for each of the State’s 11 Congressional Districts," accessed June 2, 2014
  10. Elect Ken, "Home," accessed June 2, 2014
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Hurt Summary Report," accessed June 26, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "April Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2013
  13. Federal Election Commission, "July Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2013
  14. Federal Election Commission, "October Quarterly," accessed October 29, 2013
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Year-End Report," accessed February 17, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "April Quarterly," accessed April 22, 2014
  17. Politico, "2012 Election Map, Virginia"
  18. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013