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Andy Shoukas
Candidate for
Virginia House District 98
Campaign website
Andy Shoukas was a 2011 Democratic candidate for District 98 of the Virginia House of Delegates.



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

Shoukas ran in the 2011 election for Virginia House District 98. He won the Democratic caucus and was defeated by Keith Hodges in the November 8 general election.[1]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 98 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKeith Hodges 78.5% 16,647
     Democratic Andy Shoukas 21.5% 4,556
Total Votes 21,203


Campaign themes

Shoukas' website lists the following:

  • Responsible and Transparent Government

Excerpt: "Andy strongly believes that the Commonwealth should be responsible and transparent in governance. As Delegate, Andy will fight to strengthen public meeting laws that will increase transparency and accountability."

  • Empowering Education

Excerpt: "As a Delegate, Andy will introduce legislation to help close the achievement gap and empower school districts with better resources. He’ll work to insure that the $646 million cut from education spending over the next two years is restored. Andy will also work to make sure that the class size increases resulting from the budget cuts are rolled back."

  • Protecting Second Amendment Rights

Excerpt: "Retired after twenty-one years in the U.S. Marine Corps, Andy unequivocally supports Virginians right to bear arms."

  • Smart Approach to Health Care

Excerpt: "Andy believes that, especially in this economy, no one deserves to go without health care. The son of two doctors, Andy vows to fight to ensure the Commonwealth of Virginia maintains strict standards and accessible health care programs for all Virginians."

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