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S. "Sam" Rasoul

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S. "Sam" Rasoul
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Virginia House of Delegates, District 11
In office
January 8, 2014 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 0
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
First electedJanuary 7, 2014
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Office website
S. "Sam" Rasoul is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 11. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on January 7, 2014.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Rasoul served on the following committees:

Virginia Committee Assignments, 2014
Privileges and Elections
Science and Technology



See also: Virginia state legislative special elections, 2014

A special election for the position of Virginia House of Delegates District 11 was called for January 7. Candidates were nominated by their party rather than chosen through a primary. The nominating deadline for parties was December 11, 2013. The seat was vacant following Onzlee Ware's (D) resignation on November 14, 2013, to spend time with his family. S. "Sam" Rasoul (D) defeated Octavia L. Johnson (R) in the special election.[1][2][3][4][5]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 11, Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngS. "Sam" Rasoul 70.3% 5,129
     Republican Octavia L. Johnson 29.7% 2,166
Total Votes 7,295

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Political offices
Preceded by
Onzlee Ware (D)
Virginia House of Delegates District 11
January 2014–present
Succeeded by