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Alfonso Lopez
Current candidacy
Running for U.S. House, Virginia, District 8
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Virginia House of Delegates District 49
In office
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 3
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next primaryJune 10, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sVassar College
J.D.Tulane University, 1995
Date of birthJuly 28, 1970
Office website
Campaign website
Alfonso H. Lopez is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 49. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

He was a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 8th Congressional District of Virginia.[1][2]


Lopez earned his B.A. from Vassar College and his J.D. in environmental law from Tulane University in 1995.

Lopez's professional experience includes working as a partner at Alcalde & Fay, director at Congressional and Federal Affairs for the Commonwealth of Virginia, assistant administrator for U.S. Small Business Administration, senior legislative assistant for a U.S. Democratic Senator, and staff for the White House Council on Environment Quality.

Committee assignments


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


Campaign themes


Lopez’s website highlighted the following campaign themes:[3]

  • Jobs and Small Business

Excerpt: "Alfonso will take the lead to sustain the success of our diverse small businesses – from shops and restaurants on Columbia Pike to the retailers and merchants in Bailey’s Crossroads."

  • Education

Excerpt: "Alfonso will support honoring our teachers with a professional wage so they don’t have to choose between making ends meet and serving our community."

Excerpt: "Alfonso recognizes that tomorrow’s leaders are in our local schools. It is imperative they all have equal access to a high-quality Virginia education. "

  • Transportation and Transit

Excerpt: "Alfonso believes we deserve to live in a community where transit is funded and transportation congestion is fixed."

Excerpt: "Alfonso will strongly oppose the use of general fund dollars allocated to public schools, first responders and social services to roads and off-ramps."

  • Energy and Environment

Excerpt: "Alfonso will fight for reduced greenhouse gases and dangerous emissions through energy efficiency programs, reductions in demand and promoting clean, renewable resources like biomass, wind and solar."

Excerpt: "Alfonso will protect air and water quality for your family based on his work on the Clean Air Act and Safe Drinking Water Act and his efforts to revitalize the Chesapeake Bay."

  • Civil Rights

Excerpt: "Alfonso will fight for legislation to codify employment non-discrimination and allow local governments to have non-discrimination policies for their employees."


Lopez’s website highlighted themes similar to those listed during his 2013 campaign.



See also: Virginia's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014

Lopez ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Virginia's 8th District.[2][1] Lopez sought the Democratic nomination in the primary on June 10, 2014. The general election took place November 4, 2014.


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Lopez won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 49. Lopez ran unopposed in the June 11th Democratic Primary. He defeated Terrence Modglin (G) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[4]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 49 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlfonso Lopez Incumbent 78% 13,087
     Green Terrence Modglin 20.9% 3,505
     Other Write-in 1.1% 191
Total Votes 16,783


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Lopez won election to District 49 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Stephanie Clifford in the primary on August 23, 2011. Lopez faced no opposition in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011.[5]

Virginia House of Delegates Democratic Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAlfonso Lopez 66.1% 2,138
Stephanie Clifford 33.9% 1,098
Total Votes 3,236

Campaign donors

Alfonso Lopez announces his bid for the House of Delegates


In 2011, Lopez received $97,029 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Alfonso Lopez's campaign in 2011
Lopez, Alfonso$12,000
Lopez, Alfonso$10,000
Lopez, Alfonso$5,000
Virginia Dental Association$3,000
Virginia League Of Conservation Voters PAC$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $97,029
Total Votes received in 2011 2,138
Cost of each vote received $45.38


Lopez and his wife, Sarah, have one child.

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