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{{vadis8congtoc14}}{{tnr}}The '''[[Virginia's 8th Congressional District|8th Congressional District of Virginia]]''' will hold an election for the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 4, 2014.
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{{vadis8congtoc14}}{{tnr}}The '''[[Virginia's 8th Congressional District|8th Congressional District of Virginia]]''' will hold an election for the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 4, 2014. Former Lieutenant Governor [[Don Beyer]] emerged as the clear winner in a crowded [[Democratic]] primary on June 10, 2014.<ref name=ap>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2014/by_state/VA_US_House_0610.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'', "Virginia - Summary Vote Results," accessed June 10, 2014]</ref> Beyer will face [[Republican]] [[Micah Edmond]] in the general election for a chance to win [[Jim Moran]]’s (D) seat in the House. Moran, who was first elected in 1990, is not seeking re-election. Edmond defeated [[Dennis Bartow]] and [[Paul Haring]] at the 8th Congressional District Virginia Republican Convention on April 26, 2014.<ref>[http://virginia8gop.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/2014-8th-vote-tally.pdf ''VAGOP8CD.org'', "8th Congressional District Virginia Republican Convention," accessed April 30, 2014]</ref>
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According to the ''Washington Post'', Beyer has called on Howard Dean, Anita Dunn, who is his campaign consultant, and “other prominent former Obama hands like Pete Rouse, Julianna Smoot and Mitch Stewart” to help him on the campaign trail.<ref name=WP>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/in-vas-8th-congressional-district-reconciling-past-and-future/2014/05/06/00d1f4fc-cb18-11e3-a75e-463587891b57_story.html ''The Washington Post'', "In Va.’s 8th District, reconciling past and future," accessed June 3, 2014]</ref> Beyer, who has more name recognition, establishment ties and money, is expected to win in this heavily Democratic district where Obama won more than two out of three votes in 2012.<ref name=WP/>
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|Incumbent=Incumbent [[Jim Moran]] (D), who was first elected in 1990, is not seeking re-election in 2014.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/story/2014/01/jim-moran-retirement-102196.html?hp=l1 ''Politico'', "Jim Moran to announce retirement," accessed January 15, 2014]</ref>
 
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==Candidates==
 
==Candidates==
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==Democratic primary==
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[[Don Beyer]] defeated Virginia State Delegate [[Patrick Hope]], former northern Virginia Urban League chief [[Lavern Chatman]], Virginia State Senator [[Adam Ebbin]], Alexandria Mayor [[William Euille]], Virginia Tech professor [[Derek Hyra]] and radio talk-show host [[Mark Levine]] in the Democratic primary on June 10, 2014.<ref name=ap/>
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==Republican convention results==
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On April 26, 2014, at the 8th Congressional District Virginia Republican Convention, delegates chose [[Micah Edmond]] as the Republican candidate in the 2014 general election. Edmond received 168.44 votes, or 50.74 percent, while [[Dennis Bartow]] received 143.31 votes, or 43.17 precent, and [[Paul Haring]] received 20.24 votes, or 6.10 percent.<ref>[http://virginia8gop.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/2014-8th-vote-tally.pdf ''VAGOP8CD.org'', "8th Congressional District Virginia Republican Convention," accessed April 30, 2014]</ref>
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The [http://www.rpv.org/sites/default/files/Party%20Plan%20Amended%20March%202014.pdf ''Republican Party of Virginia’s Plan of Organization''] states that candidates for office can be selected by ''mass meetings'', ''party canvasses'', ''conventions'' or ''primaries''. Alexandria Republican City Committee Chairman Chris Marston said, “In this case, when the decision was made to hold a convention over a primary there had only been one person who expressed an interest in running. And we thought the chance to have the nomination completed earlier would be an advantage.”<ref>[http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/news/2014/apr/30/edmond-seizes-gop-nomination-congress/ ''Connection Newspapers'', "Edmond Seizes GOP Nomination for Congress," accessed April 30, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Sickles comes out in op-ed===
 
===Sickles comes out in op-ed===
[[Mark Sickles]] (D) announced that he is gay in a ''Washington Post'' opinion column on February 21, 2014.<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/virginia-del-mark-d-sickles-a-marriage-ruling-that-counts-me-in/2014/02/21/74668010-9a79-11e3-80ac-63a8ba7f7942_story.html ''Washington Post,'' "Virginia Del. Mark D. Sickles: A marriage ruling that counts me in," accessed February 24, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/2f6ddabbba0447e4939f87ca35142549/VA--Delegate-Comes-Out ''Greenfield Reporter,'' "Virginia Del. Mark Sickles, congressional hopeful, announces he's gay in opinion column," accessed February 24, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.edgeboston.com/news/politics/News/155767/va_del_comes_out,_will_face_gay_sen_for_congressional_seat ''Edge Boston,'' "Va. Del Comes Out, Will Face Gay Sen. For Congressional Seat," accessed February 24, 2014]</ref>
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[[Mark Sickles]] (D) announced that he is gay in a ''Washington Post'' opinion column on February 21, 2014.<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/virginia-del-mark-d-sickles-a-marriage-ruling-that-counts-me-in/2014/02/21/74668010-9a79-11e3-80ac-63a8ba7f7942_story.html ''Washington Post'', "Virginia Del. Mark D. Sickles: A marriage ruling that counts me in," accessed February 24, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/2f6ddabbba0447e4939f87ca35142549/VA--Delegate-Comes-Out ''Greenfield Reporter,'' "Virginia Del. Mark Sickles, congressional hopeful, announces he's gay in opinion column," accessed February 24, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.edgeboston.com/news/politics/News/155767/va_del_comes_out,_will_face_gay_sen_for_congressional_seat ''Edge Boston,'' "Va. Del Comes Out, Will Face Gay Sen. For Congressional Seat," accessed February 24, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Endorsements==
 
==Endorsements==
The Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund endorsed [[Virginia State Senate|state Sen.]] [[Adam Ebbin]] on February 25, 2014.<ref>[http://atr.rollcall.com/lgbt-group-picks-sides-in-crowded-northern-virginia-race/' ''Roll Call,'' "LGBT Group Picks Sides in Crowded Northern Virginia Race," accessed February 26, 2014]</ref>
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===Adam Ebbin===
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*[[NORML]] [[PAC]]<ref name="norml">[http://www.theweedblog.com/norml-pac-endorses-adam-ebbin-for-us-congress/ ''The Weed Blog'', "NORML PAC Endorses Adam Ebbin For US Congress," accessed April 30, 2014]</ref>
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**“[[NORML]] [[PAC]] believes strongly that Senator [[Adam Ebbin|Ebbin]] has the tenacity, coalition building skills, and political acumen required to help end our country’s destructive war on marijuana consumers. Outgoing Congressman Jim Moran has a long history of supporting important marijuana law reform proposals at the federal level and Adam Ebbin is a proven and effective leader that will carry on that important legacy and move us further in rolling back the damage marijuana prohibition is having on families and communities across the nation,” stated [[NORML]] [[PAC]] Manager Erik Altieri.<ref name="norml"/>
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*The Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund<ref>[http://atr.rollcall.com/lgbt-group-picks-sides-in-crowded-northern-virginia-race/' ''Roll Call'', "LGBT Group Picks Sides in Crowded Northern Virginia Race," accessed February 26, 2014]</ref>
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*[[Virginia State Senate|State Sen.]] [[Chap Petersen]]<ref name="chap">[http://westendalexandria.patch.com/groups/elections/p/adam-ebbin-picking-up-endorsements-in-8th-congressional-district-race-westendalexandria ''West End Alexandria Patch'', "Adam Ebbin Picking Up Endorsements in 8th Congressional District Race," accessed April 16, 2014]</ref>
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**"What separates Adam? In my opinion, it is his ability to put aside the nefarious effect of money on public policy. Adam is not afraid to vote against the large interests, even if it means foregoing a large check in his next race. Nor is he afraid to ‘rock the boat,’ when it needs a good shake," Petersen said in a news release.<ref name="chap"/>
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*Alexandria Mayor Patsy Ticer<ref name="chap"/>
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*[[Virginia House of Delegates|State Del.]] [[Mark Sickles]]<ref name="chap"/>
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**“I am proud to endorse my friend and colleague, Adam Ebbin, for Congress. He is both a champion for the less fortunate among us, and for those not treated equally under the law. In doing his good work, he employs a bipartisan approach whenever possible — the kind of approach we so desperately need in Washington DC today,” Sickles said.<ref name="chap"/>
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===Lavern Chatman===
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*Oprah Winfrey - Television personality<ref>[http://www.politico.com/story/2014/03/oprah-fundraising-virginia-democrat-lavern-chatman-104767.html ''Politico'', "Oprah to raise money for Virginia Democrat Lavern Chatman," accessed March 18, 2014]</ref>
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**Oprah announced on March 18, 2014, that she would headline an April 5 fundraiser for Chatman.<ref>[http://bluevirginia.us/showComment.do?commentId=39444 ''Blue Virginia'', "OPRAH FUNDRAISER ANNOUNCED," accessed March 19, 2014]</ref>
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==Media==
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===William Euille===
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=== Charniele Herring===
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===Patrick Hope===
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===Don Beyer===
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===Adam Ebbin===
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===William Euille===
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===Satish Korpe===
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===Micah Edmond===
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==District history==
 
==District history==
 
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===2012===
 
===2012===
The 8th Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012. Incumbent [[Jim Moran]] 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 8th Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012. Incumbent [[Jim Moran]] 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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==External links==
 
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Latest revision as of 19:49, 10 June 2014

2012

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Virginia's 8th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Jim Moran Democratic Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]


Virginia U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 8th Congressional District of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Former Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer emerged as the clear winner in a crowded Democratic primary on June 10, 2014.[3] Beyer will face Republican Micah Edmond in the general election for a chance to win Jim Moran’s (D) seat in the House. Moran, who was first elected in 1990, is not seeking re-election. Edmond defeated Dennis Bartow and Paul Haring at the 8th Congressional District Virginia Republican Convention on April 26, 2014.[4]

According to the Washington Post, Beyer has called on Howard Dean, Anita Dunn, who is his campaign consultant, and “other prominent former Obama hands like Pete Rouse, Julianna Smoot and Mitch Stewart” to help him on the campaign trail.[5] Beyer, who has more name recognition, establishment ties and money, is expected to win in this heavily Democratic district where Obama won more than two out of three votes in 2012.[5]


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.[6]

Voter registration: Voters had to register to vote in the primary by February 10, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 14, 2014 (22 days before election).[7]

See also: Virginia elections, 2014

Incumbent: Incumbent Jim Moran (D), who was first elected in 1990, is not seeking re-election in 2014.[8]

Virginia's 8th Congressional District is located in the northeastern portion of the state and includes Arlington County.[9]

Candidates

General election candidates


Republican Party Republican convention results

Democratic Party June 10, 2014, Democratic primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

Failed to file

Withdrew prior to primary

Potential candidates

  • Democratic Party Walter Tejada: Arlington County Board member[17]


Democratic primary

Don Beyer defeated Virginia State Delegate Patrick Hope, former northern Virginia Urban League chief Lavern Chatman, Virginia State Senator Adam Ebbin, Alexandria Mayor William Euille, Virginia Tech professor Derek Hyra and radio talk-show host Mark Levine in the Democratic primary on June 10, 2014.[3]

U.S. House, Virginia District 8 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDon Beyer 45.8% 17,780
Patrick Hope 18.3% 7,092
Adam Ebbin 13.6% 5,272
William Euille 8.4% 3,251
Mark Levine 6.7% 2,613
Lavern Chatman 5.4% 2,116
Derek Hyra 1.2% 478
Charniele Herring 0.3% 126
Bruce Shuttleworth 0.2% 85
Satish Korpe 0.1% 42
Total Votes 38,855
Source: Results via Associated Press

Republican convention results

On April 26, 2014, at the 8th Congressional District Virginia Republican Convention, delegates chose Micah Edmond as the Republican candidate in the 2014 general election. Edmond received 168.44 votes, or 50.74 percent, while Dennis Bartow received 143.31 votes, or 43.17 precent, and Paul Haring received 20.24 votes, or 6.10 percent.[34]

The Republican Party of Virginia’s Plan of Organization states that candidates for office can be selected by mass meetings, party canvasses, conventions or primaries. Alexandria Republican City Committee Chairman Chris Marston said, “In this case, when the decision was made to hold a convention over a primary there had only been one person who expressed an interest in running. And we thought the chance to have the nomination completed earlier would be an advantage.”[35]

Issues

Sickles comes out in op-ed

Mark Sickles (D) announced that he is gay in a Washington Post opinion column on February 21, 2014.[36][37][38]

Endorsements

Adam Ebbin

  • NORML PAC[39]
    • NORML PAC believes strongly that Senator Ebbin has the tenacity, coalition building skills, and political acumen required to help end our country’s destructive war on marijuana consumers. Outgoing Congressman Jim Moran has a long history of supporting important marijuana law reform proposals at the federal level and Adam Ebbin is a proven and effective leader that will carry on that important legacy and move us further in rolling back the damage marijuana prohibition is having on families and communities across the nation,” stated NORML PAC Manager Erik Altieri.[39]
  • The Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund[40]
  • State Sen. Chap Petersen[41]
    • "What separates Adam? In my opinion, it is his ability to put aside the nefarious effect of money on public policy. Adam is not afraid to vote against the large interests, even if it means foregoing a large check in his next race. Nor is he afraid to ‘rock the boat,’ when it needs a good shake," Petersen said in a news release.[41]
  • Alexandria Mayor Patsy Ticer[41]
  • State Del. Mark Sickles[41]
    • “I am proud to endorse my friend and colleague, Adam Ebbin, for Congress. He is both a champion for the less fortunate among us, and for those not treated equally under the law. In doing his good work, he employs a bipartisan approach whenever possible — the kind of approach we so desperately need in Washington DC today,” Sickles said.[41]

Lavern Chatman

  • Oprah Winfrey - Television personality[42]
    • Oprah announced on March 18, 2014, that she would headline an April 5 fundraiser for Chatman.[43]

Media

William Euille


"Experience, Leadership, Integrity."

Campaign contributions

Jim Moran

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Moran's reports.[44]

Jim Moran (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[45]April 15, 2013$356,653.49$133,967.71$(128,963.26)$361,657.94
July Quarterly[46]July 15, 2013$361,657.94$338,210.65$(122,752.70)$577,115.89
October Quarterly[47]October 15, 2013$577,115.89$171,114.53$(104,088.76)$644,141.66
Year-end[48]January 31, 2014$644,141$188,982$(123,088)$710,036
April Quarterly[49]April 15, 2014$710,036.16$5,206.89$(195,787.31)$519,455.74
Running totals
$837,481.78$(674,680.03)

Bruce Shuttleworth

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Shuttleworth's reports.[50]

Bruce Shuttleworth (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[51]April 15, 2013$0$0$(128)$706
July Quarterly[52]July 15, 2013$706$0$(111)$594
October Quarterly[53]October 15, 2014$594$0$(30)$564
Year End[54]January 31, 2014$564$0$(30)$534
Running totals
$0$(299)

Charniele Herring

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Herring's reports.[55]

Charniele Herring (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[56]April 15, 2014$0.00$121,315.44$(31,640.47)$89,674.97
Running totals
$121,315.44$(31,640.47)

Patrick Hope

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Hope's reports.[57]

Patrick Hope (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[58]April 15, 2014$0.00$186,534.03$(47,800.77)$138,733.26
Running totals
$186,534.03$(47,800.77)

Don Beyer

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Beyer's reports.[59]

Don Beyer (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[60]April 15, 2014$0.00$672,104.31$(222,467.71)$449,636.60
Running totals
$672,104.31$(222,467.71)

Adam Ebbin

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Ebbin's reports.[61]

Adam Ebbin 2014 Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[62]April 15, 2014$0.00$178,800.19$(63,921.65)$114,878.54
Running totals
$178,800.19$(63,921.65)

William Euille

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Euille's reports.[63]

William Euille (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[64]April 15, 2014$0.00$214,571.97$(41,062.86)$173,509.11
Running totals
$214,571.97$(41,062.86)

Satish Korpe

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Korpe's reports.[65]

Satish Korpe (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[66]April 15, 2014$0.00$14,055.01$(7,141.80)$6,913.21
Running totals
$14,055.01$(7,141.8)

Micah Edmond

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Edmond's reports.[67]

Micah Edmond (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
Pre-Convention Report[68]April 14, 2014$0.00$44,341.00$(22,927.67)$21,413.33
Running totals
$44,341$(22,927.67)

District history

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2012

The 8th Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jim Moran won re-election in the district.[69]

U.S. House, Virginia District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Moran Incumbent 64.6% 226,847
     Republican Patrick Murray 30.6% 107,370
     Independent Jason Howell 2.9% 10,180
     Green Janet Murphy 1.7% 5,985
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 805
Total Votes 351,187
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Jim Moran won re-election to the United States House. He defeated J. Patrick Murray (R) and J. Ron Fisher (G) in the general election.[70]

U.S. House, Virginia District 8 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Moran incumbent 61% 116,404
     Republican J. Patrick Murray 37.3% 71,145
     Green J. Ron Fisher 1.4% 2,707
     N/A Write-in 0.3% 492
Total Votes 190,748

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. 3.0 3.1 Associated Press, "Virginia - Summary Vote Results," accessed June 10, 2014
  4. VAGOP8CD.org, "8th Congressional District Virginia Republican Convention," accessed April 30, 2014
  5. 5.0 5.1 The Washington Post, "In Va.’s 8th District, reconciling past and future," accessed June 3, 2014
  6. Code of Virginia, "Title 24.2, Section 530," accessed June 10, 2014
  7. Virginia State Board of Elections Website, "Become a Registered Voter," accessed January 3, 2014
  8. Politico, "Jim Moran to announce retirement," accessed January 15, 2014
  9. Virginia Redistricting Map "Map" accessed July 24, 2012
  10. Associated Press, "Virginia - Summary Vote Results," accessed June 10, 2014
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Elections, "List of Candidates," accessed July 24, 2014
  12. National Review, "Meet Micah Edmond, a Republican Running in Moran’s District," accessed March 12, 2014
  13. VAGOP8CD.org, "8th Congressional District Virginia Republican Convention," accessed April 30, 2014
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Virginia Public Access Project, "U.S. House District 8," accessed April 3, 2014
  15. Arlington Patch, "Patrick Hope Launches Congressional Campaign," accessed February 3, 2014
  16. Lavern Chatman for Congress, "LAVERN CHATMAN, COMMUNITY LEADER, ENTERS RACE FOR CONGRESS IN 8TH DISTRICT OFFERING A NEW TYPE OF LEADERSHIP," accessed February 10, 2014
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 Washington Post, "A crowded sprint to the left looms in race for Jim Moran’s N.Va. congressional seat," accessed February 3, 2014
  18. 18.0 18.1 Washington Post, "Former Va. Lt. Gov. Don Beyer will enter race for Jim Moran’s congressional seat this week," accessed February 3, 2014
  19. Roll Call, "Democrat Don Beyer Will Run to Replace Jim Moran in Virginia", accessed January 24, 2014
  20. Richmond Times Dispatch, "Ebbin formally announces bid for Moran's congressional seat," accessed February 3, 2014
  21. Metro Weekly, "Adam Ebbin announces congressional run for Virginia's 8th District seat," accessed February 3, 2014
  22. 22.0 22.1 Washington Blade, "Adam Ebbin enters race for Congress," accessed February 3, 2014
  23. 23.0 23.1 Washington Post, "Derek Hyra, Mark Levine entering Democratic field to replace Rep. James P. Moran in House," accessed February 19, 2014
  24. Libertarian Party of Virginia, "Our Candidates," accessed March 21, 2014
  25. Gwendolyn Beck, "Home," accessed June 2, 2014
  26. Armenian Reporter, "Nancy Najarian joins congressional race in N. Virginia," accessed March 31, 2014
  27. Washington Post, "Charniele Herring joins field for Rep. Moran’s seat, will step down as chair of Va. Democrats," accessed February 3, 2014
  28. Washington Post "Alexandria delegate drops out of Democratic primary in Virginia’s 8th District", accessed May 15, 2014
  29. Facebook "Korpe for Congress" accessed May 15, 2014
  30. Washington Post, "Va. Del Alfonso Lopez drops out of 8th congressional district Democratic primary," accessed April 5, 2014
  31. Roll Call, "Fifth Democrat to Enter Race to Replace Jim Moran," accessed January 27, 2014
  32. Washington Post, "Shuttleworth withdraws from Northern Virginia congressional race", accessed May 15, 2014
  33. The Washington Post, "Sickles drops out of race for Moran’s N.Va. congressional seat," accessed March 17, 2014
  34. VAGOP8CD.org, "8th Congressional District Virginia Republican Convention," accessed April 30, 2014
  35. Connection Newspapers, "Edmond Seizes GOP Nomination for Congress," accessed April 30, 2014
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