US House District 11

VA House District #11

Summary

District Description: The district stretches from Herndon to Quantico, comprising most of Fairfax County, all of the city of Fairfax, and part of eastern Prince William County.

RepresentativeGerry Connolly (D)

2018 Election Results:
Gerry Connolly 
(D) 71.1% – 218,917 votes
Jeff Dove (R) 27% – 82,964 votes
Stevan Porter 
(L) 1.8% – 5,469
Write-in votes- .1% – 435
Total votes: 307,785
Candidates: Gerry Connolly (D) incumbent, Jeff Dove (R) and Stevan Porter (L)

Washington DC Office:
2238 Rayburn HOB
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-1492

Annandale Office
4115 Annandale Road, Ste. 103
Annandale, VA 22003
Phone: (703) 256-3071

Prince William Office
2241-D Tacketts Mill Drive
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Phone: (571) 408-4407

Email: Contact Form  Meeting Request

About

From Wikipedia

The Hill newspaper quotes census data to conclude that Virginia’s 11th district was the wealthiest congressional district in the nation from 2003 to 2013. The article attributed the wealth to the many lobbyists and two-career couples in Northern Virginia.

The district last existed in what is now West Virginia’s 1st District and was held by Jacob B. Blair before the events of the U.S. Civil War. Virginia did not have an 11th District until it was re-created after the 1990 United States Census from portions of the old 8th and 10th districts because of explosive growth in Northern Virginia. It was intended to be a “fair fight” district; indeed, it encompassed most of the more Democratic portions of the old 10th District and the more Republican portions of the old 8th District. George W. Bush only narrowly defeated John Kerry here in 2004, while Democratic Governor Tim Kaine and Democratic Senator Jim Webb both carried this district, in 2005 and 2006 respectively. In 2008, Barack Obama won this district over Republican Senator John McCain. Democrat Leslie L. Byrne briefly held the seat for the first election cycle of the new district, but was quickly defeated in 1994 by Republican Tom Davis. Davis established a secure hold on the district during his tenure (1995–2008), but Democrat Gerald Connolly won it when Davis stepped down. Both Davis and Connolly may have been aided by their previous service on the Board of Supervisors of Fairfax County, where most of the 11th district’s population is concentrated. 61.5% of 11th Congressional District residents live in Fairfax County. The results of the 2010 United States Census showed this district’s population continued to grow, and due to redistricting covered more urban areas in Northern Virginia to favor the incumbent, Connolly.

 For more information:  VPAP  Wikipedia   Ballotpedia

Campaign Finance

From Ballotpedia

YearOfficeResultContributions
2016U.S. House, Virginia District 11Won$2,006,532
2014U.S. House (Virginia, District 11)Won$1,996,341
2012U.S. House (Virginia, District 11)Won$2,241,573
2010U.S. House (Virginia, District 11)Won$2,435,298
2008U.S. House (Virginia, District 11)Won$1,997,494
Grand Total Raised$10,677,238


Recent Election Results

Source: Virginia Department of Elections

2016

Heading into the election, Ballotpedia rated this race as safely Democratic. Incumbent Gerald Connolly (D) was unopposed in the general election on November 8, 2016.[104]

PartyCandidateVote %Votes
DemocraticGreen check mark transparent.pngGerald Connolly Incumbent87.9%247,818
N/AWrite-in12.1%34,185
Total Votes282,003

2014

Connolly won re-election to the U.S. House to represent Virginia’s 11th District on November 4, 2014. Connolly did not face a primary challenger.

PartyCandidateVote %Votes
DemocraticGreen check mark transparent.pngGerald Connolly Incumbent56.9%106,780
RepublicanSuzanne Scholte40.4%75,796
GreenJoe Galdo0.9%1,739
LibertarianMarc Harrold1.7%3,264
N/AWrite-in0.1%226
Total Votes187,805

2012

Connolly won re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 6, 2012. He defeated Joe Galdo (G), Chris Perkins (R), Peter Marchetti (I), Chris DeCarlo (I) and Mark Gibson (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[105][106]

PartyCandidateVote %Votes
DemocraticGreen check mark transparent.pngGerald Connolly Incumbent61%202,606
RepublicanChris Perkins35.5%117,902
GreenJoe Galdo0.7%2,195
IndependentPeter Marchetti0.6%1,919
IndependentChris DeCarlo0.9%3,027
IndependentMark Gibson1.1%3,806
Write-InN/A0.2%788
Total Votes332,243

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