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Philip Forgit was a Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 1st Congressional District (map) of Virginia. He was seeking the Democratic nomination in a special election to replace deceased Rep. Jo Ann Davis (R-Va.). The special election took place on December 11, 2007.
Positions, record and controversies
Philip Forgit is a Veteran of the Iraq War and a Bronze Star recipient . He served with a Naval Special Warfare Unit as an advisor to the Iraqi Army in 2005-2006. A Naval Reservist, Philip was mobilized from his former job as a 4th grade teacher. 
Money in politics
Committees and affiliations
Forgit will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
More background data
Forgit for Congress
PO Box 6504
Williamsburg, Virginia 23188
Phone: (757) 869-9175
Articles and resources
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Virginia and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ Official Philip Forgit for Congress Website
- ↑ Josh Kraushaar, "Republicans Win In Va., Ohio Elections," CBS News, December 12, 2007.
- ↑ 2008 Race Tracker page on Virginia’s 1st Congressional District
- ↑ Philip Forgit for Congress Official Forgit campaign website.
- 2008 Race Tracker page on Virginia’s 1st Congressional District
- Philip Forgit for Congress Official Forgit campaign website.