Congressional District 1 Committee
Virginia's 1st Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Caroline, Essex, Gloucester, King George, King William, King and Queen, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, Stafford, Westmoreland, and York counties. It also includes Fredericksburg city, Williamsburg city and parts of Newport News city. Areas of Faquier, James City, Prince William and Spotsylvania counties also lie within district boundaries (Ballotpedia).
Representative Wittman is a member of the Republican party and has been serving since 2007. In 2010, Wittman supported platforms including corporate tax cuts, expanding broadband, and cutting spending. He proposed the Advancing Offshore Wind Protection Act (HR 1398), which he said was designed to simplify the process that businesses go through in order to develop offshore wind power.