Yvonne Miller

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Yvonne Miller
Yvonne Miller.jpg
Virginia Senate District 5
Former officeholder
In office
1988 - July 3, 2012 (Death)
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$169/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1987
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sVirginia State University
Ph.D.University of Pittsburgh
M.D.Teachers College, Columbia University
Personal
Birthday07/04/1934
Place of birthEdenton, NC
ProfessionRetired
ReligionChurch of God in Christ
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Yvonne Miller was a Democratic member of the Virginia State Senate. She served as a Senator representing the 5th District from 1988 until her death on July 3, 2012.[1]

Miller attended Norfolk Division of Virginia State College and received a Bachelor's Degree at Virginia State University. Additionally, Miller received a Master's Degree at Teachers College, Columbia University and a Ph.D. at University of Pittsburgh.

In addition to serving as senator Miller worked as a professor at the Department of Early Childhood/Elementary Education and retired in 1999. Miller was a Professor Emeritus at Norfolk State University in 2000 and a member of the Faith Temple Church of God in Christ.[2]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

District 5

Miller represented Virginia Senate District 5. Senate District 5 included Chesapeake(part), Norfolk(part), Virginia Beach(part).

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Miller won re-election to District 5 of the Virginia State Senate. She was unchallenged in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

2007

On Nov. 6, 2007, Miller won re-election to the 5th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate.[3]

Miller raised $162,611 for her campaign.[4]

Virginia State Senate, District 5 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Yvonne Miller (D) 10,977 96.91%
Write-in 350 3.08%

2003

On Nov. 4, 2003, Miller was re-elected to the 5th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate.[5]

She raised a total of $71,715 for her re-election campaign during the 2003 cycle.[6]

Virginia State Senate, District 5 (2003)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Yvonne Miller (D) 12,622 97.85%
Write-in 277 2.15%

1999

On Nov. 2, 1999, Miller was re-elected to the 5th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate.[7]

Virginia State Senate, District 5 (1999)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Yvonne Miller (D) 17,464 97.56%
Write-in 437 2.44%

1995

On Nov. 7, 1995, Miller was re-elected to the 5th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate.[8]

Virginia State Senate, District 5 (1995)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Yvonne Miller (D) 24,336 76.67%
B A Wilcox (R) 5,673 23.31%
Write-in 5 0.02%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Miller received $208,198 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]

Virginia State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Yvonne Miller's campaign in 2011
Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Association$7,328
Dominion$6,500
Virginia Bankers Association$6,200
Fraim For Mayor Campaign$5,700
Decker Iii, Peter G$5,000
Total Raised in 2011 $208,198

2007

Below are Miller's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:

Contributor 2007 total
Dominion (Energy & Natural Resources) $10,500
Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Association $7,061
Virginia Bankers Association $4,500
Virginia State AFL-CIO $4,000
Richard L. Saslaw For State Senate $4,000

Personal

Miller was born in Edenton, North Carolina.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Virginia Senate District 5
1988-July 3, 2012
Succeeded by
Kenny Alexander