Thomas Norment

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Thomas Norment
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Virginia Senate District 3
Incumbent
In office
1992 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 22
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$180/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1991
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolJames Blair High School
Bachelor'sVirginia Military Institute
J.D.Marshall Wythe School of Law
Personal
Birthday04/12/1946
Place of birthRichmond, VA
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionEpiscopal
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Thomas K. Norment, Jr. (b. April 12, 1946) is a Republican member of the Virginia State Senate, representing District 3. He was first elected to the chamber in 1991. He currently serves as Republican Majority Leader.

Biography

Norment attended James Blair High School in Williamsburg, Virginia and received a bachelor's degree from the Virginia Military Institute. Norment also received a J.D. from Marshall Wythe School of Law.

Norment is an attorney with Kaufman & Canoles.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Norment won re-election to District 3 of the Virginia State Senate. He defeated Mark Frechette in the primary on August 23, 2011 and was unopposed in the November 8 general election.[1]

Virginia State Senate Republican Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Norment Incumbent 72.5% 11,225
Mark Frechette 27.5% 4,253
Total Votes 15,478

2007

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2007

On Nov. 6, 2007, Norment won re-election to the 3rd District seat in the Virginia State Senate.[2]

Norment raised $562,319 for his campaign.[3]

Virginia State Senate, District 3 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Norment (R) 9,669 95.09%
Write-in 1,531 4.90%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Norment received $784,428 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Virginia State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Thomas Norment's campaign in 2011
Virginia Bankers Association$31,284
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association$20,476
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association$20,000
Virginia Dental Association$16,340
Verizon$15,000
Total Raised in 2011 $784,428
Total Votes received in 2011 11,225
Cost of each vote received $69.88

2007

Listed below are Norment's top five campaign contributors in the 2007 election:

Contributor 2007 total
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association $15,000
G. Gilmer Minor III $15,000
Virginia Association of Realtors $13,500
Verizon $12,500
Virginia Bankers Association $11,884

Personal

Norment was born in Richmond, Virginia on April 12, 1946. He is a member of the Bruton Parish Church.

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Political offices
Preceded by
William Fears (D)
Virginia Senate District 3
1992-present
Succeeded by
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