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113th Congress, 2nd Session

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Office of the Seventh Congressional District of Virginia
Formerly the Office of Representative Eric Cantor

The Washington, D.C., office and the district offices of former Representative Eric Cantor will continue to serve the people of the Seventh Congressional District of Virginia under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Cantor resigned from Congress effective 6:00 p.m. on August 18, 2014.

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The Interim Vacant Office Status

By federal law and the Rules of the House of Representatives, the employees of the former Representative continue to staff the offices of the congressional district under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. This interim vacant status continues until a new Representative is elected to fill the unexpired term. Currently, the congressional district does not have voting representation. Although the scope of the vacant congressional office is limited, constituents of the district are invited to contact this interim office for information and assistance as indicated below.

Legislative Information

Until a new Representative is elected, the vacant congressional office cannot take or advocate positions of public policy. Constituents may choose to express opinions on legislation or issues to your elected Senators or wait until a new Representative is elected and takes office. Mail received by the vacant office will be acknowledged. The staff of the vacant office can assist constituents with general information concerning the status of legislation, but cannot provide analysis of issues or render opinions.

Assistance with Federal Government Agencies (Casework)

The staff of the vacant office will continue to assist constituents who have cases pending with the office. These constituents will receive a letter from the Clerk requesting whether the staff should continue assistance or not. Constituents who do not have pending cases but require assistance in matters relating to federal government agencies are invited to contact the nearest district office for further information and assistance.

Office Locations

The staff of the vacant Congressional office is available to assist you at the following locations:

Washington, D.C.
Office of the Seventh Congressional District of Virginia
303 Cannon HOB
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2815
Fax: (202) 225-0011

District Offices in Virginia
Richmond Office
4201 Dominion Blvd., Suite 110
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Phone: (804) 747-4073
Toll Free: (800) 438-3793
Fax: (804) 747-5308

Culpeper Office
763 Madison Road, Suite 207
Culpeper, VA 22701
Phone: (540) 825-8960
Fax: (540) 825-8964

Other Sources in Virginia

Virginia Department of Elections


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