|Virginia House of Delegates District 49|
|January 8, 2014|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
|J.D.||Tulane University, 1995|
|Birthday||July 28, 1970|
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.
In the 2012-2013 session, Lopez served on the following committees:
Lopez’s website highlighted the following 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."
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 is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 49. Lopez ran unopposed in the June 11th Democratic Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
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.
|Virginia House of Delegates Democratic Primary, 2011|
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.
|Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Alfonso Lopez's campaign in 2011|
|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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- House website
- Campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Alfonso Lopez on Facebook
- Alfonso Lopez on LinkedIn
- Virginia Public Access Project profile
- Richmond Sunlight page
- Vote VA profile
- Wikipedia page
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