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{{TOCnestright}}'''Bill Janis''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 56 since 2002.  
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Bill Janis''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 56 since 2002.
  
 
Janis currently works as an attorney.  Prior to his election to the House, he worked as a lobbyist for the Family Foundation, political director of Cantor for Congress, and legislative aide/campaign manager for Delegate Paul Harris.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50792 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Janis]</ref>
 
Janis currently works as an attorney.  Prior to his election to the House, he worked as a lobbyist for the Family Foundation, political director of Cantor for Congress, and legislative aide/campaign manager for Delegate Paul Harris.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50792 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Janis]</ref>
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
  
Janis is running for re-election to the District 56 seat of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]]. He is unopposed in the August 23 primary and the November 8 general election.
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Janis announced he would not seek re-election in 2011, choosing to instead run for the Henrico County Commonwealth’s attorney position.<ref>[http://bearingdrift.com/2011/08/17/steve-thomas-files-in-the-56th-janis-announces-for-c-a/ ''bearingdrift.com'' Steve Thomas files in the 56th; Janis announces for C.A., August 17, 2011]</ref>
  
 
===2009===
 
===2009===

Revision as of 14:30, 20 September 2011

Bill Janis
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Virginia House of Delegates District 56
Incumbent
In office
2002 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 12
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
Bachelor'sVirginia Military Institute
J.D.University of Virginia School of Law, 1999
Personal
Birthday10/15/1962
Place of birthChicago, IL
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Bill Janis is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 56 since 2002.

Janis currently works as an attorney. Prior to his election to the House, he worked as a lobbyist for the Family Foundation, political director of Cantor for Congress, and legislative aide/campaign manager for Delegate Paul Harris.[1]

Janis earned his B.A. in English/History from the Virginia Military Institute in 1984 and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1999.

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • HB 1865 Chief judges of district & circuit courts; authority for recalling judges for duty after retirement.
  • HB 1868 Driving under influence of alcohol; clarifies punishment for underage drinking.
  • HB 2527 Chief Justice of Virginia Supreme Court; shall serve thereas for only two consecutive terms.[2]

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

Janis announced he would not seek re-election in 2011, choosing to instead run for the Henrico County Commonwealth’s attorney position.[3]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Janis was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [4]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 56 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bill Janis (R) 19,989
James Towey (D) 8,673

Campaign donors

2009

The top 5 donors to Janis' 2009 campaign:[5]

Contributor 2009 total
Republican Party of Virginia $21,999
Virginia Bankers Assoc $6,280
Allen Allen Allen & Allen $5,000
Virginia Assoc of Health Plans $4,500
Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Assoc $4,073

Personal

Janis and his wife, Rose, have two children.

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Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 56
2002–present
Succeeded by
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