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  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 85
 
  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 85
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  |Tenure = 1984 - Present
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  |Tenure = 1984 - 2014
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  |Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
 
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Robert "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 former [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 85 from 1984 to 2014.
  
Tata is a retired high school counselor and coachHe 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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Tata did not seek re-election in 2013His seat was filled by [[Republican]] [[Scott W. Taylor]].
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==Biography==
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Tata earned his B.S. and M.S. from the University of Virginia. His professional experience includes working as a high school counselor and coach. He served in the United States Army from 1954 to 1956.
  
 
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates 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.<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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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 <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," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
  
 
===2009===
 
===2009===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
  
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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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 ''Follow the Money'', "Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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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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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 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2009===
 
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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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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," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
 
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/2ce9ef92cc29512a8525753500577400?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Tata]
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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]
 
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Latest revision as of 11:28, 15 May 2014

Bob Tata
Bob Tata.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 85
Former Member
In office
1984 - 2014
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1983
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
CandidateVerification
Robert "Bob" Tata is a former Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 85 from 1984 to 2014.

Tata did not seek re-election in 2013. His seat was filled by Republican Scott W. Taylor.

Biography

Tata earned his B.S. and M.S. from the University of Virginia. His professional experience includes working as a high school counselor and coach. He served in the United States Army from 1954 to 1956.

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.Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Tata was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates.[2]

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.[3]

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:[4]

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 Healthcare Association $1,000

Personal

Tata and his wife, Martha, have three children.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 85
1984–2014
Succeeded by
Scott W. Taylor (R)