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Barry Knight

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Barry Knight
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Virginia House of Delegates District 81
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First elected2009
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolKempsville High School
Personal
Birthday09/26/1954
Place of birthParsons, WV
ProfessionFarmer
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Barry D. Knight is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 81. He was first elected to the chamber in 2009.

Biography

Knight's professional experience includes working as the president of Tidewater Pork Producers and serving on the Virginia Pork Board.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

In the 2012-2013 session, Knight served on the following committees:

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 session, Knight served on the following committees:

Issues

  • HB 2224 Braille; certification of instructors.
  • HB 2565 Farmland Preservation, Office of; to provide technical assistance to local governments interested.
  • HB 2566 Purchase of land by Department of Forestry; used for nonstate forest purposes.[1]

Campaign themes

2011

Knight's website highlighted his campaign themes as "Tax Relief for Virginia Families," "Putting Classrooms First," "Protecting Our Rural Heritage," "Improving Transportation," and "Preserving Traditional Values."[2]

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Knight won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 81. Knight ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. He was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[3]

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Knight won re-election to District 81 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[4]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Knight was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates.[5]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 81 (2009)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Barry Knight (R) 12,476


2009

In 2009, Knight received $208,217 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]


Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Knight received $180,684 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

Personal

Knight and his wife, Paula, have three children.

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2009–present
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