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|First elected = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
 
|First elected = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
 
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|Next election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
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|Profession = Attorney
 
|Profession = Attorney
 
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|Campaign website = http://www.alfonsofordelegate.com/
 
|Campaign website = http://www.alfonsofordelegate.com/
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Alfonso Lopez''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 49. He was first elected in [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|2011]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Alfonso H. Lopez''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 49. He was first elected to the chamber in [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|2011]].
 
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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.
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==Biography==
 
Lopez earned his B.A. from Vassar College and his J.D. in environmental law from Tulane University in 1995.
 
Lopez earned his B.A. from Vassar College and his J.D. in environmental law from Tulane University in 1995.
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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==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
In the 2012-2013 session, Lopez has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2012-2013 session, Lopez served on the following committees:
 
* [[Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee, Virginia House|Militia, Police and Public Safety]]
 
* [[Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee, Virginia House|Militia, Police and Public Safety]]
 
* [[Science and Technology Committee, Virginia House|Science and Technology]]
 
* [[Science and Technology Committee, Virginia House|Science and Technology]]
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2011====
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Lopez’s website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://www.alfonsolopez.org/issues ''Alfonso Lopez for Delegate'', "Issues," accessed September 4, 2013]</ref>
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*'''Jobs and Small Business
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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."
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*'''Education
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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."
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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. "
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*'''Transportation and Transit
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Excerpt: "Alfonso believes we deserve to live in a community where transit is funded and transportation congestion is fixed."
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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."
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*'''Energy and Environment
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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."
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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."
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*'''Civil Rights
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Excerpt: "Alfonso will fight for legislation to codify employment non-discrimination and allow local governments to have non-discrimination policies for their employees."
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====2011====
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Lopez’s website highlighted [http://www.alfonsolopez.org/issues themes similar] to those listed during his 2013 campaign.
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
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Lopez won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|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.<ref>[http://electionresults.virginia.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=HOD&map=CTY  ''Virginia Board of Elections,'' “Official Results - 2013 General Election," accessed December 2, 2013]</ref>
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|Chamber= Virginia House of Delegates, District 49 General Election
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|party1= Democratic
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|party2= Green
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|party3= Other
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|winner1 = Alfonso Lopez
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|Inc1=Y
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|Inc2=
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|votes1 = 13087
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|candidate2 = Terrence Modglin
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|candidate3= Write-in
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|votes2 = 3505
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|votes3=191
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}}
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
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{{Primary election box
 
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|Chamber= Virginia House of Delegates Democratic Primary
 
|year = 2011
 
|year = 2011
 
|party= Democratic
 
|party= Democratic
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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|{{#ev:youtube|FSL6GmGnSLY|300}}<br><span style="font-size:80%">Alfonso Lopez announces his bid for the House of Delegates</span>
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
In 2011, Lopez received $97,029 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VA&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
 
In 2011, Lopez received $97,029 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VA&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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|orgdonor5 = 2,500
 
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==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
*'''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."
 
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Lopez and his wife, Sarah, have one child.
 
Lopez and his wife, Sarah, have one child.
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "'''Alfonso + Lopez + Virginia + House'''"
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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* [http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/71470a4fdb04378985257535005773b3?OpenDocument House website]
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* [http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/64c3a3aa9e0e3dc385257b64004568d4?OpenDocument House website]
 
* [http://www.alfonsofordelegate.com/ Campaign website]
 
* [http://www.alfonsofordelegate.com/ Campaign website]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=134512 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=134512 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.facebook.com/Lopez4VA Alfonso Lopez on Facebook]
 
* [http://www.facebook.com/Lopez4VA Alfonso Lopez on Facebook]
 
* [http://www.linkedin.com/pub/alfonso-lopez/12/2b/1a1 Alfonso Lopez on LinkedIn]
 
* [http://www.linkedin.com/pub/alfonso-lopez/12/2b/1a1 Alfonso Lopez on LinkedIn]
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* [http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/59777 ''Virginia Public Access Project'' profile]
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* [http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/ahlopez/ ''Richmond Sunlight'' page]
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* [http://vote-va.org/intro.aspx?state=va&id=valopezalfonsoh Vote VA profile]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfonso_H._Lopez ''Wikipedia'' page]
  
 
==References==
 
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[[Category:Current member, Virginia House of Delegates]]
 
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Alfonso Lopez
Alfonso Lopez.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 49
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sVassar College
J.D.Tulane University, 1995
Personal
BirthdayJuly 28, 1970
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
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.

Biography

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

2012-2013

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

Lopez’s website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • 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."

2011

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

Elections

2013

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.[2]

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

2011

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.[3]

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

2011

In 2011, Lopez received $97,029 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Personal

Lopez and his wife, Sarah, have one child.

Recent news

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Virginia House of Delegates District 49
2012–present
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