Sam Nixon

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Sam Nixon
Virginia House of Delegates District 27
Former member
Term in office began
March 10, 1994
Term in office ended
June 2010
Political party Republican
Profession Businessman

Sam Nixon is a former Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 27 from March 10, 1994 until his resignation in 2010. While in the Virginia House of Delegates, he served as the Deputy House Whip. Nixon resigned after accepting the position of Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.[1]

Nixon is the Practice Manager of The Computer Solution Company, Inc, and has previously served as Director of Business Development for The Whitlock Group, and as President for Strategic Information Systems, Inc.[2]

Delegate Nixon speaking on unemployment insurance

Issue positions

Nixon's official website lists his priorities as, "Creating and Protecting Jobs," "Supporting a Comprehensive Energy Plan," "Improving Access to Healthcare," "Enhancing Public Education," "Defending the Second Amendment," and "Protecting Innocent Life."[3]

His answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2005 National Political Awareness Test are available. He did not answer the question asking his top priorities.[4]

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • HB 1882 Richmond Metropolitan Authority (RMA); revises composition of Board of Directors.
  • HB 1885 Telephone regulatory alternatives; determination of competitiveness.
  • HB 1889 Unemployment benefits; minimum earnings requirement, extended benefits.[5]



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Nixon was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He ran unopposed.[6]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 27 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sam Nixon (R) 15,938

Campaign donors


The top five donors to Nixon's 2009 campaign:[7]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Bankers Assoc $12,500
Virginia Assoc of Realtors $10,000
Verizon $10,000
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Assoc $6,000
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield $5,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Virginia House of Delegates District 27
Succeeded by
Roxann Robinson