Thomas Harmon, IV

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Thomas Harmon, IV
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Candidate for
Virginia Senate District 2
High schoolHuntington High School, 1965
Bachelor'sHampton Institute, 1977
Master'sGolden Gate University, 1980
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Air Force
Years of service1967-1971
Date of birthJanuary 9, 1956
Place of birthNewport News, VA
Personal website
Thomas Harmon, IV was a 2011 Republican candidate for District 2 of the Virginia State Senate.

Harmon attended Virginia Union University from 1965 to 1967. He then served in the U.S. Air Force from 1967 to 1971. In 1977, he earned his B.S. in Gerontology from Hampton University. He went on to study Gerontology at VA Commonwealth University. In 1980, he earned his MPA from Golden Gate University. He then received his Counseling and Mediation Training Certification in 1995.



See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

Harmon ran in the 2011 election for Virginia Senate District 2. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and was defeated by incumbent Democrat Mamie Locke in the November 8 general election.Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

Virginia State Senate, District 2 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMamie Locke Incumbent 65.6% 17,526
     Republican Thomas Harmon, IV 34.4% 9,208
Total Votes 26,734


Campaign themes


Harmon's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • That the free enterprise system is the most productive supplier of human needs and economic justice
  • That all individuals are entitled to equal rights, justice, and opportunities, and should assume their responsibilities as citizens of a free society
  • That fiscal responsibility and budgetary restraints must be exercised at all levels of government
  • That the Federal Government must preserve individual liberty by observing constitutional limitations
  • That peace is best preserved through a strong national defense
  • That faith in God, as recognized by our Founding Fathers, is essential to the moral fiber of the Nation

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