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On November 8, 2011, Orrock won re-election to District 54 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and defeated [[Matthew Simpson]] (I) the November 8 general election.
 
On November 8, 2011, Orrock won re-election to District 54 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and defeated [[Matthew Simpson]] (I) the November 8 general election.
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Revision as of 23:24, 1 December 2011

Bobby Orrock
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Virginia House of Delegates District 54
Incumbent
In office
1990 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 24
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/day
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First elected1989
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Master'sVirginia State University, 1988
Personal
Birthday11/13/1955
Place of birthFredericksburg, VA
ProfessionTeacher
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Bobby Orrock is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 54 since 1990.

A teacher by profession, Orrock currently works with the Ladysmith Volunteer Rescue Squad as a Cardiac Technician.[1] He earned his B.S. in agricultural education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1978 and his M.Ed. in agricultural education from Virginia State University in 1988.

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • HB 1675 Pedestrians; grants counties same authority as cities & towns to prohibit loitering on bridges, etc.
  • HB 2097 Animal shelter and pounds; allowed to purchase, etc., certain controlled substances for euthanizing.
  • HB 2099 George Washington Toll Road Authority; created, encompasses City of Fredericksburg, etc.[2]

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Orrock won re-election to District 54 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and defeated Matthew Simpson (I) the November 8 general election.

Virginia House of Delegates, District 54 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBobby Orrock Incumbent 74.5% 11,338
     Independent Matthew Simpson 25.5% 3,874
Total Votes 15,212

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Orrock was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He ran unopposed. [3]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 54 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bobby Orrock (R) 17,560

Issues

Campaign themes

Orrock's official website describes him as:

"A strong supporter of Virginia values, Bobby worked to pass the Defense of Marriage Act that defines marriage as between one man and one woman. He has also supported voluntary prayers in schools, ensuring prayer at public meetings and posting the motto 'In God We Trust' in public buildings. Bobby believes in protecting life by supporting parental notification for minors who seek abortions, and opposing state funding of abortions and partial-birth abortions."[4]

Campaign donors

2009

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

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association $3,000
Virginia Dental Assoc $2,750
Virginia Assoc of Realtors $2,500
Dominion $2,000
Alpha Natural Resources $2,000

Personal

Orrock and his wife, Betsy, have three children.

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Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 54
1990–present
Succeeded by
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