Adam Light

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Adam Light
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Candidate for
Virginia State Senate District 38
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolRichlands High School, 1988
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 25, 1970
Place of birthGrundy, VA
ProfessionEngineer
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Adam Light was a 2011 Republican candidate for District 38 of the Virginia State Senate.

Light received a certificate in Electronics Technology from Tazewell County Vocational School.

Light has worked in a variety of engineering positions. He and his father founded Light Surveying and Mapping in 2000. He is currently employed as General Manager for that company, which is now called LBL & Associates PC.

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

Light ran in the 2011 election for Virginia Senate District 38. He was defeated by incumbent Phillip Puckett in the November 8 general election.[1]

Virginia State Senate, District 38 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPhillip Puckett Incumbent 53% 26,339
     Republican Adam Light 47% 23,328
Total Votes 49,667

Issues

Campaign themes

Light's website lists the following issues:

  • 10th Amendment Rights and Virginia Sovereignty
Excerpt: "As your State Senator, I will vigorously fight any attempt by politicians in Washington to ignore your 10th Amendment rights, and I will work to assert the constitutional rights of Virginia and her citizens in all cases where the federal government has infringed on those rights in violation of the 10th Amendment."
  • The Right to Keep and Bear Arms
Excerpt: "As your State Senator, I will always defend your constitutional rights, including your right to own and carry a firearm. The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits the federal government from infringing upon your right to keep and bear arms."
  • Education
Excerpt: "As the son of a teacher in our public school system, and the parent of two recent high school graduates, I understand the issues that our students and our teachers face."
  • Energy Costs
Excerpt: "The rising cost of energy is a huge concern to citizens in Southwest Virginia. As your State Senator, I will use the limited tools available to state government to encourage more energy competition while pushing for greater energy independence for the state, in order to hold down prices for consumers and businesses."
  • Jobs & Economy
Excerpt: "As a small business owner, I understand how jobs are created, and how difficult it is to keep them in today’s environment. Growing private sector businesses create good jobs, not government.
  • Right to Life
Excerpt: "I strongly support the right to life from the moment of conception until natural death."
  • Taxes & Spending
Excerpt: "Taxes are economic inhibitors. Whatever money that government takes in the form of taxes, is money removed from the economy. It is money that a business would spend on research and development, or expansion, or business development."
  • Transportation
Excerpt: "One of the most important things to remember here is that we must be responsible and smart with our limited funding. We do not face any transportation emergencies in Southwest Virginia. As your Senator, I will only support transportation projects that are fully funded."

Personal

Light and his wife, Jennifer, have two children.

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