July 25, 2014

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.)

  • District: 7th District, Central -- Richmond and suburbs, Culpeper County
  • Residence: Glen Allen
  • Born: June 6, 1963; Richmond, Va.
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Family: Wife, Diana Fine Cantor; three children
  • Education: George Washington U., B.A. 1985 (political science); College of William & Mary, J.D. 1988; Columbia U., M.S. 1989 (real estate development)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Va. House, 1992-2001; defeated in primary for re-election to U.S. House, 2014; U.S. House, 2001-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2000 (7th term)
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State Information: 7th District, Central -- Richmond and suburbs, Culpeper County

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Eric Cantor (R) 222,983 58.4%
E. Powell (D) 158,012 41.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 42% Mitt Romney: 57%
2008 Barack Obama: 44% John McCain: 55%