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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Bill Janis''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 56 since 2002.  
 
}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Bill Janis''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 56 since 2002.  
  
He is seeking re-election and will face [[Democrat]] [[James Towey]] in the general election on November 3, 2009.  
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He won re-election in 2009, defeating [[James Towey]] in the general election.<ref>[http://wtop.com/?nid=605 ''WTOP'' 2009 Election Results]</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>
 
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>

Revision as of 13:22, 5 November 2009

Bill Janis
Virginia House of Delegates District 56
Incumbent
Assumed office
2002
Current term ends
2009
Political party Republican
Profession Attorney
Website Delegate Bill Janis
Bill Janis is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 56 since 2002.

He won re-election in 2009, defeating James Towey in the general election.[1]

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.[2]

Committee membership

  • 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.[3]

Major donors

The top 5 donors to Janis' 2007 campaign:[4]

  • 1. Allen Allen Allen & Allen $7,500
  • 2. VA Trial Lawyers Assoc $7,000
  • 3. VA Bankers Assoc $4,500 2.90%
  • 4. Dominion $3,500
  • 5. VA Optometric Assoc $3,500

External links

References