2012 Virginia House Race for District 7 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Virginia house race in district 7. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 Virginia House Race for District 7 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Virginia house election - class or district 7
PercVotesPartyCandidate
58.6%222345REric Cantor
41.4%157249DWayne Powell
Election Information for Virginia
Primary DateJune 12, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentEric Cantor
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Republican
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Virginia House Race for District 7

Democrats - Primary Election
 
Democrat house Primary Election in Virginia - class or district 7
PercVotesCandidateViews
100%1Wayne Powell9
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican house Primary Election in Virginia - class or district 7
PercVotesCandidateViews
79%37369Eric Cantor32
21%9668Floyd Bayne0

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
May 21, 2012Last day to register to vote in the June 12, 2012 primary election.
June 05, 2012Last day to apply for an absentee ballot by mail for June 12, 2012 primary election.
June 09, 2012Last day to apply for an absentee ballot in person for the June 12, 2012 primary election.
June 12, 2012Primary election date for the House and Senate.
October 15, 2012Last day to register to vote in the November 6, 2012 general election.
October 30, 2012Last day to apply for an absentee ballot by mail for the November 6, 2012 general election.
November 03, 2012Last day to apply for an absentee ballot in person for the November 6, 2012 election.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

House District 7 in Virginia

House District 7 in Virginia

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 7 in Virginia in 2012
Past Election Results - Virginia District 7
Rick Waugh
34%
2010
59%
Eric Cantor
Anita Hartke
37%
2008
63%
Eric Cantor
James Nachman
34%
2006
64%
Eric Cantor
James Nachman
29%
2004
75%
Eric Cantor
Ben L. “Cooter” Jone
30%
2002
69%
Eric Cantor
Warren A. Stewart
33%
2000
67%
Eric I. Cantor
Warren A. Stewart
97%
1998
79%
Tom Bliley
Roderic H. Slayton
20%
1996
75%
Tom Bliley
Roderic H. Slayton
24%
1994
84%
Thomas J. Bliley
Roderic H. Slayton
20%
1992
83%
Thomas J. Bliley