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Rep. Gerald E. Connolly (D-Va.)

  • District: 11th District, Washington suburbs -- parts of Fairfax and Prince William counties
  • Residence: Fairfax
  • Born: March 30, 1950; Boston, Mass.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Catherine Connolly; one child
  • Education: Maryknoll College, B.A. 1971 (literature); Harvard U., M.P.A. 1979
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, 1995-2003; Fairfax County Board of Supervisors chairman, 2004-09; U.S. House, 2009-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (3rd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Asia & the Pacific; Middle East & North Africa); Oversight & Government Reform (Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs; Government Operations - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 11th District, Washington suburbs -- parts of Fairfax and Prince William counties

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Gerald Connolly (D) 202,606 61%
Chris Perkins (R) 117,902 35.5%
Mark Gibson (I) 3,806 1.1%
Christopher DeCarlo (I) 3,027 0.9%
Joe Galdo (GREEN) 2,195 0.7%
Peter Marchetti (IGREEN) 1,919 0.6%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 62% Mitt Romney: 36%
2008 Barack Obama: 62% John McCain: 37%




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