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{{TOCnestright}}'''Ben Cline''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 24 since winning a special election on November 26, 2002.  
 
{{TOCnestright}}'''Ben Cline''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 24 since winning a special election on November 26, 2002.  
  
 
Cline works as Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for the County of [[sunshinereview:Rockingham County, Virginia|Rockingham]].  He has previously served as President for New Dominion Solutions LLC from 2002-2007, and in the office of Congressman Bob Goodlatte from 1994-2002. <ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50959 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Cline]</ref>
 
Cline works as Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for the County of [[sunshinereview:Rockingham County, Virginia|Rockingham]].  He has previously served as President for New Dominion Solutions LLC from 2002-2007, and in the office of Congressman Bob Goodlatte from 1994-2002. <ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50959 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Cline]</ref>
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*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113907 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94920 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77245 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19333 2003]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113907 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94920 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77245 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19333 2003]
 
*[http://right4cline.blogspot.com/2009/05/ben-cline-buena-vista-2008.html Rightside VA for Ben Cline]
 
*[http://right4cline.blogspot.com/2009/05/ben-cline-buena-vista-2008.html Rightside VA for Ben Cline]
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ben-Cline/48631937877 Delegate Cline Facebook profile]
 
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/53003 Virginia Public Access Project profile]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/53003 Virginia Public Access Project profile]
 
*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/blcline/ Richmond Sunlight profile]
 
*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/blcline/ Richmond Sunlight profile]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ben-Cline/48631937877 Delegate Cline Facebook profile]
 
*[http://twitter.com/DelBenCline Delegate Ben Cline on Twitter]
 
*[http://twitter.com/DelBenCline Delegate Ben Cline on Twitter]
  

Revision as of 18:59, 26 August 2011

Ben Cline
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Virginia House of Delegates District 24
Incumbent
In office
2002 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/day
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First elected2001
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolLexington High School
Bachelor'sBates College
Personal
Birthday02/29/1972
Place of birthStillwater, OK
ProfessionAssistant Commonwealth's Attorney
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Ben Cline is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 24 since winning a special election on November 26, 2002.

Cline works as Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for the County of Rockingham. He has previously served as President for New Dominion Solutions LLC from 2002-2007, and in the office of Congressman Bob Goodlatte from 1994-2002. [1]

Cline earned his B.A. from Bates College and his law degree from the University of Richmond.


Delegate Cline speaking at the Buena Vista Labor Day Forum

Issue positions

According to Cline's official website, he has worked to "lower the tax burden on working Virginians and reduce the costs of government for Virginia taxpayers," "cut spending and streamline the state bureaucracy," and "enable taxpayers to search agency budgets online for wasteful government spending."[2]

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • HB 2285 Auditor of Public Accounts; duties, standard vendor accounting information to include certain info.
  • HB 2633 Assault and battery; penalty when against campus police officer.
  • HB 2634 Unborn child pain information; requires doctors to offer to anesthetize fetus prior to abortion.[3]

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

Cline is running for re-election to the District 24 seat of the Virginia House of Delegates. He is unopposed in the August 23 primary and the November 8 general election.

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Cline was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Jeffery Price in the General Election. [4]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 24 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ben Cline (R) 13,723
Jeffery Price (D) 5,637

Campaign donors

2009

The top 5 donors to Cline's 2009 campaign:[5]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia H. Butler $5,000
John G. Rocovich, Jr. $5,000
Virginia Bankers Assoc $4,800
Verizon $4,000
Virginia Dental Assoc $3,000

Personal

Cline has a wife, Elizabeth.

External links

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Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 24
2002–present
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