Virginia's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
No primary, due to conventions
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R
Heading into the election the incumbent is 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.
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|U.S. House, Virginia District 5 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Robert Hurt Incumbent||55.4%||193,009|
|Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
- United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
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