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  |Name = Bob Tata
  political position  = Virginia House of Delegates District 85 |
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  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 85
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  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Tenure = 1984 - Present
  political party     = [[Republican]] |
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  |Term ends = January 8, 2014
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|Assumed office = 1984
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Bob Tata''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 85 since 1984.
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Robert "Bob" Tata''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 85 since 1984.
  
He won re-election in 2009, defeating [[French Mackes, Jr.]] in the general election.<ref>[http://wtop.com/?nid=605 ''WTOP'' 2009 Election Results]</ref>
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Tata is a retired high school counselor and coach.  He served in the United States Army from 1954-1956. Tata earned his B.S. and M.S. from the University of Virginia. He attended Old Dominion University.
  
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==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 session, Tata served on the following committees:
|{{#ev:youtube|Y1jD9eC2MQ4|300}}<br><span style="font-size:80%">Delegate Tata speaking on the House floor</span>
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* [[Appropriations Committee, Virginia House|Appropriations]]
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* [[Education Committee, Virginia House|Education]], ''Chair''
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* [[Transportation Committee, Virginia House|Transportation]]
  
===Committee membership===
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===2010-2011===
2010-2012 committees:
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In the 2010-2011 session, Tata served on the following committees:
*[[Education Committee, Virginia House|Education]] (Chair)
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*[[Education Committee, Virginia House|Education]], ''Chair''
 
*[[Appropriations Committee, Virginia House|Appropriations]]
 
*[[Appropriations Committee, Virginia House|Appropriations]]
**Elementary and Secondary Education Subcommittee (Chair)
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**Elementary and Secondary Education Subcommittee, ''Chair''
 
**Compensation and Retirement Subcommittee
 
**Compensation and Retirement Subcommittee
 
**General Government Subcommittee
 
**General Government Subcommittee
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* HB 2515 Workers' Compensation Act; increases maximum tax rate that may be assessed on uninsured, etc.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H91C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
 
* HB 2515 Workers' Compensation Act; increases maximum tax rate that may be assessed on uninsured, etc.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H91C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
  
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==Elections==
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===2011===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
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On November 8, 2011, Tata won re-election to District 85 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.<ref>[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2011/EB178FD6-875D-4B0D-A295-900A0482F523/Official/8_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'' - November 2011 General Election Official Results]</ref>
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===2009===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
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In 2009, Tata was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2009#results_summary_H Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Bob Tata (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''15,035'''
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| colspan="2" | French Mackes, Jr. (D)
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| align="right" | 3,413
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|{{#ev:youtube|Y1jD9eC2MQ4|300}}<br><span style="font-size:80%">Delegate Tata speaking on the House floor</span>
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Tata received $75,662 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VA&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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|Chamber = Virginia House of Delegates
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 75662
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|org1 = Alpha Natural Resources
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|org2 = Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association
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|org3 = Dominion
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|org4 = Virginia Bankers Association
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|org5 = Davis, Paul
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|orgdonor1 = 2,000
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|orgdonor2 = 2,000
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|orgdonor3 = 2,000
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|orgdonor4 = 2,000
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|orgdonor5 = 1,817
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===2009===
 
The top 5 donors to Tata's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113949 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
 
The top 5 donors to Tata's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113949 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
 
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==Personal==
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Tata and his wife, Martha, have three children.
  
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/2ce9ef92cc29512a8525753500577400?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Tata]  
 
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/2ce9ef92cc29512a8525753500577400?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Tata]  
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5197 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5197 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5197 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113949 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95093 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77392 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19498 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=4656 2001], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=1912 1999]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113949 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95093 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77392 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19498 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=4656 2001], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=1912 1999]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/1758 Virginia Public Access Project profile]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/1758 Virginia Public Access Project profile]
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Revision as of 12:08, 29 May 2013

Bob Tata
Bob Tata.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 85
Incumbent
In office
1984 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 30
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1983
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Virginia
Master'sUniversity of Virginia
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service2
Personal
Birthday01/27/1930
Place of birthDetroit, MI
ProfessionLegislator
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Robert "Bob" Tata is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 85 since 1984.

Tata is a retired high school counselor and coach. He served in the United States Army from 1954-1956. Tata earned his B.S. and M.S. from the University of Virginia. He attended Old Dominion University.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

  • Education, Chair
  • Appropriations
    • Elementary and Secondary Education Subcommittee, Chair
    • Compensation and Retirement Subcommittee
    • General Government Subcommittee
    • Transportation Subcommittee
  • Transportation
    • Subcommittee #1

  • HB 1689 Illegal aliens; fraudulently assisting, penalty.
  • HB 1922 Civics Education, Commission on; move from executive to legislative branch, may seek other funding.
  • HB 2515 Workers' Compensation Act; increases maximum tax rate that may be assessed on uninsured, etc.[1]

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Tata won re-election to District 85 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[2]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Tata was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [3]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Tata (R) 15,035
French Mackes, Jr. (D) 3,413

Delegate Tata speaking on the House floor

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Tata received $75,662 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bob Tata's campaign in 2011
Alpha Natural Resources$2,000
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association$2,000
Dominion$2,000
Virginia Bankers Association$2,000
Davis, Paul$1,817
Total Raised in 2011 $75,662

2009

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

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Dental Association $2,000
Virginia Automobile and Truck Dealers Association $1,285
Tidewater Builders Association $1,000
Apollo Group $1,000
Virginia Health Care Association $1,000

Personal

Tata and his wife, Martha, have three children.

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