Clay Athey

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Clay Athey
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Virginia House of Delegates District 18
Former member
In office
2002 - 2012
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First elected2001
Term limitsN/A
Date of birth09/01/1960
Place of birthFront Royal, VA
Clay Athey is a former Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 18 from 2002 to 2012.

Prior to his election to the House, Athey served as Mayor of Front Royal from 2000-2002 and on the Front Royal Town Council from 1996-2000.[1]

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • HB 1777 Common interest communities; eliminates assessment against and limit enforcement authority of Board.
  • HB 1779 Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption of sales by nonprofit entities.
  • HB 2327 Community College Scholarship Match Program; created.[2]



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

Athey did not seek re-election in 2011. His residency was changed from district 18 to district 29 after the 2011 redistricting process.


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Athey was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Todd Jack in the General Election.[3]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 18 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Clay Athey (R) 16,071
Todd Jack (Constitution) 3,324

Campaign donors


Delegate Athey on 2008 Transportation session

The top five donors to Athey's 2009 campaign:[4]

Contributor 2009 total
Allen Allen Allen & Allen $5,000
Medical Society of Virginia $5,000
Virginia Automoblie & Truck Dealers Assoc $4,000
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association $4,000
Virginia Dental Association $2,750

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Political offices
Preceded by
Virginia House of Delegates District 18
Succeeded by
Michael Webert