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  }}{{TOCnestright}}'''Barbara J. Comstock''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 34. She was first elected to the chamber in 2009.  
{{TOCnestright}}'''Barbara J. Comstock''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 34 since 2010.  
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Comstock is a founding partner of Corallo Comstock. She previously worked as a Blank Rome, LLP and Blank Rome Government Relations, LLC.  Comstock earned her B.A. in political science from Middlebury College and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.
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==Biography==
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Comstock earned her B.A. in political science from Middlebury College and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Comstock is a founding partner of Corallo Comstock. She previously worked as a Blank Rome, LLP and Blank Rome Government Relations, LLC.
  
 
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==Issues==
 
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/12/mitt-romney-announces-virginia-leadership-team ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Virginia Leadership Team," December 29, 2011]</ref>
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==Elections==
 
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===2009===
 
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The top 5 donors to Comstock's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113917 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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The top five donors to Comstock's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113917 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
 
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==Endorsements==
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===2013===
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In 2013, Comstock’s endorsements included the following:
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*Virginia Association of Realtors<ref>[http://www.comstockfordelegate.com/blog/read.aspx?id=487 ''Comstock for Delegate'', "Delegate Barbara Comstock Endorsed By Virginia Association of Realtors," August 27, 2013]</ref>
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*Virginia Farm Bureau Federation<ref>[http://www.comstockfordelegate.com/blog/read.aspx?id=488 ''Comstock for Delegate'', "Farm Bureau Federation Endorses Delegate Barbara Comstock," August 28, 2013]</ref>
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*Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce NOVABizPAC<ref>[http://www.comstockfordelegate.com/blog2/read.aspx?id=478 ''Comstock for Delegate'', "Delegate Barbara Comstock Endorsed by Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce's NOVABizPAC," July 22, 2013]</ref>
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/12/mitt-romney-announces-virginia-leadership-team ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Virginia Leadership Team," December 29, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Barbara and her husband, Chip, have three children.
 
Barbara and her husband, Chip, have three children.
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==Additional reading==
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*[http://mclean.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/realtors-back-comstock-in-reelection-bid ''McLean Patch'', "Virginia Realtors Association Backs Comstock in Re-Election Bid," August 28, 2013]
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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*[http://www.comstockfordelegate.com/ Comstock for Delegate official campaign site]
 
*[http://www.comstockfordelegate.com/ Comstock for Delegate official campaign site]
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/c88f914d3afc3bed85257535005773cf?OpenDocument House of Delegates page]
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/1b68169bec1db69785257b64004568f0?OpenDocument House of Delegates page]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=112252 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=112252 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=112252 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=112252 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113917 2009]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113917 2009]
*[http://www.facebook.com/ComstockforDelegate Barbara Comstock on Facebook]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/BarbaraComstockVA Barbara Comstock on Facebook]
 
*[http://twitter.com/barbaracomstock Barbara Comstock on Twitter]
 
*[http://twitter.com/barbaracomstock Barbara Comstock on Twitter]
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*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/67243 ''Virginia Public Access Project'' profile]
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*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/bjcomstock/ ''Richmond Sunlight'' page]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 17:25, 29 August 2013

Barbara Comstock
Barbara Comstock.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 34
Incumbent
In office
January 13, 2010 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 3, 2009
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMiddlebury College
J.D.Georgetown University Law Center
Personal
ProfessionFounding Partner, Corallo Comstock
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Barbara J. Comstock is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 34. She was first elected to the chamber in 2009.

Biography

Comstock earned her B.A. in political science from Middlebury College and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Comstock is a founding partner of Corallo Comstock. She previously worked as a Blank Rome, LLP and Blank Rome Government Relations, LLC.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 session, Comstock served on the following committees:

Issues

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Comstock is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 34. Comstock ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Comstock won re-election to District 34 of the Virginia House of Delegates. She was uncontested in the August 23 primary and defeated Pamela Danner (D) in the November 8 general election.[1]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 34 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Comstock Incumbent 54.8% 11,628
     Democratic Pamela Danner 45.2% 9,573
Total Votes 21,201

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Comstock was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. She defeated incumbent Margaret Vanderhye in the General Election. [2]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 34 (2009)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Comstock (R) 12,636
Margaret Vanderhye (D) 12,214

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Comstock received $898,370 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

2009

The top five donors to Comstock's 2009 campaign:[4]

Contributor 2009 total
Republican Party of Virginia $130,577
Dominion Leadership Trust $28,075
Paul Singer $25,000
Presidential Coalition LLC $15,000
Bob J. Perry $3,500

Endorsements

2013

In 2013, Comstock’s endorsements included the following:

  • Virginia Association of Realtors[5]
  • Virginia Farm Bureau Federation[6]
  • Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce NOVABizPAC[7]

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Barbara Comstock endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [8]

Personal

Barbara and her husband, Chip, have three children.

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Preceded by
Margaret Vanderhye
Virginia House of Delegates District 34
2010-present
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