For Immediate Release
March 27, 2014
Margo Horner, Chair VA 8th CD Democratic Committee
12 Candidates Filed for June 10th 8th Congressional District Democratic Primary
Update on today’s Filing deadline for 8th Congressional District Candidates.
Seven Congressional Candidates filed on the first day, March 10th, with the following required documents:
- Declaration of Candidacy;
- Petitions containing at least 1,000 signatures of qualified voters in the Eighth Congressional District; and
- A Receipt from the State Board of Elections (SBE) in Richmond for payment of the Primary Filing Fee of $3,480.
Arlington and the City of Alexandria registrars reviewed the signatures on the seven Congressional Candidates’ Petitions and the seven candidates were qualified.
Those seven Congressional Candidates who have been qualified are: Don Beyer Jr., Lavern J. Chatman, Adam P, Ebbin, Charniele L. Herring, Patrick Hope, Alfonso H. Lopez, and Mark Levine.
Five additional Congressional Candidates completed their filings today, Thursday, March 27, 2014 prior to the 5:00 p.m. deadline. Those five Congressional Candidates are: Bill Euille, Derek Hyra, Satish W. Korpe, Nancy Najarian, and Bruce Shuttleworth.
The local registrars will now review the signatures on the five Congressional Candidates’ Petitions.
The 8th CD Chair is required by law to submit to the VA State Board of Elections (SBE) the certification of the names of the candidates who filed: the date and time each candidate filed, and that a minimum number of qualified petition signatures were found for each candidate. The certification must be received by the SBE no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.