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  |Name = Bobby Orrock
 
  |Name = Bobby Orrock
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  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 54
 
  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 54
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 1990 - Present  
 
  |Tenure = 1990 - Present  
  |Term ends = January 2012
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  |Term ends = January 13, 2016
  |Total terms = 11
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  |Assumed office = 1990
 
  |Political party = Republican
 
  |Political party = Republican
|Office website = http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/8dbb94e3dd58674585256c0d00519439/257115f2e726e11585257535005773e5?OpenDocument
 
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  |Base salary = $17,640/day
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  |Base salary = $17,640/year
 
  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Pension =
 
  |Pension =
  |Last election = November 3, 2009
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  |Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
 
  |Appointed =
 
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  |Appointed by =
 
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  |First elected = 1989
 
  |First elected = 1989
 
  |Term limits =
 
  |Term limits =
  |Next election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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  |Next election = November 3, 2015
 
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  |Bachelor's = Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1978
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  |Master's = Virginia State University, 1988
 
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  |Profession = Teacher  
 
  |Profession = Teacher  
 
  |Religion = Baptist
 
  |Religion = Baptist
  |Personal website = http://www.bobbyorrock.net/
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  |Office website = http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/1296146170962f1a85257b6400456905?OpenDocument
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Bobby Orrock''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 54 since 1990.
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Robert D. "Bobby" Orrock, Sr.''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 54. He was first elected to the chamber in 1989.
  
A teacher by profession, Orrock currently works with the Ladysmith Volunteer Rescue Squad as a Cardiac Technician.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5177 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Orrock]</ref>
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==Biography==
 
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Orrock 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. A teacher by profession, Orrock currently works with the Ladysmith Volunteer Rescue Squad as a Cardiac Technician.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5177 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Orrock]</ref>  
==Issue positions==
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Orrock's official website describes him as:
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"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."<Ref>[http://www.bobbyorrock.net/about_bobby.php Bobby Orrock ''About Bobby'']</ref></blockquote>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
2010-2012 committees:
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===2014-2015===
*[[Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee, Virginia House|Health, Welfare and Institutions]] (Chair)
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At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Orrock served on the following committees:
**Subcommittee #4
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*[[Finance Committee, Virginia House|Finance]]
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**Subcommittee #1
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**Subcommittee #3
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*[[Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee, Virginia House|Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee]]
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**Agriculture Subcommittee
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Virginia
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|year = 2014
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|Chamber = House
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|Committee1 =Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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|Chair1=
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|Committee2 = Finance
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|Chair2=
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|Committee3 = Health, Welfare and Institutions
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|Chair3=Chair
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|Committee4 = Rules
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|Chair4=
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}}
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Orrock served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Virginia
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|Collapse=Yes
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House
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|Committee1 =Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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|Chair1=
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|Committee2 = Finance
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|Chair2=
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|Committee3 = Health, Welfare and Institutions
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|Chair3=Chair
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|Committee4 = Rules
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|Chair4=
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}}
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Orrock served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Virginia
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|Collapse=Yes
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|year = 2010
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|Chamber = House
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|Committee1 =Health, Welfare and Institutions
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|Chair1=Chair
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|Committee2 = Finance
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|Chair2=
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|Committee3 = Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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|Chair3=
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|Committee4 =
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|Chair4=
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}}
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==Issues==
 
===Sponsored legislation===     
 
===Sponsored legislation===     
 
*HB 1675 Pedestrians; grants counties same authority as cities & towns to prohibit loitering on bridges, etc.  
 
*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 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.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H73C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
 
* HB 2099 George Washington Toll Road Authority; created, encompasses City of Fredericksburg, etc.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H73C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
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===Campaign themes===
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====2013====
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Orrock's official website listed the following issues:<ref>[http://bobbyorrock.net/ Orrock for House, Accessed May 8, 2013]</ref>
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*'''Cutting Wasteful Spending
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"Bobby believes that the government must live within its means and held the line on the growth of the state budget. Since 2007, the General Assembly has cut spending by nearly $7 billion, maintained core services, and balanced the budget every year without raising income taxes."
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*'''Historic Transportation Improvements
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"Working with Governor McDonnell and legislators from both parties, Bobby helped pass a major transportation improvement plan that changes our current funding stream from being based on a per gallon tax to a sales tax approach that keeps pace with the economy."
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*'''Reducing the Tax Burden on Hard-Working Virginians
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"He has supported legislation that would reduce the sales tax on food, eliminate the hurtful estate tax, increase the per-child tax credit for educational purposes, and create long-term tax credits for health insurance for senior citizens."
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*'''No Medicaid Expansion without Reforms
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"With the implementation of legislation from Washington looming, Bobby has worked with Democrats and Republicans to establish the Medicaid Innovation and Reform Commission to oversee the implementation of Medicaid reforms."
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*'''Reforming and Expanding Education
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"Bobby strongly supported the Higher Education Opportunity Act, which would expand Virginians’ access to college while making it more affordable. As a public school teacher, Bobby has supported legislation that would dedicate more of our hard earned dollars to the classroom instead of in the administrative bureaucracy."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
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Orrock won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 54. Orrock defeated [[Dustin R. Curtis]] in the June 11 Republican primary. He was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://electionresults.virginia.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=HOD&map=CTY ''Virginia Board of Elections,'' "Unofficial Primary Results," accessed June 13, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://electionresults.virginia.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=HOD&map=CTY  ''Virginia Board of Elections,'' “Official Results - 2013 General Election," accessed December 2, 2013]</ref>
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{{Primary election box 2013
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|Chamber= Virginia House of Delegates District 54
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|party= Republican
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|winner1 = Robert Orrock
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Dustin Curtis
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|votes1 = 1277
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|votes2 = 1002
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}}
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
  
Orrock is running for re-election to the District 54 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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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.<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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{{Election box 2011
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|Chamber= Virginia House of Delegates, District 54 General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Independent
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|winner1 = Bobby Orrock
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|Inc1 = Y
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|votes1 = 11338
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|candidate2 = Matthew Simpson
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|votes2 = 3874
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}}
  
 
===2009===
 
===2009===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
  
In 2009, Orrock was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He ran unopposed. <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, Orrock was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He ran unopposed.<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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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Orrock received $152,628 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 = 152628
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|total votes = 11338
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|org1 = The Medical Society Of Virginia
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|org2 = Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association
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|org3 = Virginia Republican Party
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|org4 = Alpha Natural Resources
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|org5 = Virginia Healthcare Association
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|orgdonor1 = 10,000
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|orgdonor2 = 8,500
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|orgdonor3 = 5,147
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|orgdonor4 = 4,000
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|orgdonor5 = 4,000
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|}}
 
===2009===
 
===2009===
The top 5 donors to Orrock's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113929 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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The top five donors to Orrock's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113929 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
 
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==Endorsements==
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===2013===
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In 2013, Orrock's endorsements included the following:<ref>[http://bobbyorrock.net/your-delegate/ Orrock for House, Accessed for May 8, 2013]</ref>
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* [[Bill Bolling]]
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* [[Bill Howell]]
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* [[Kirk Cox]]
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* [[Richard Stuart]]
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* [[Chris Peace]]
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==Personal==
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Orrock and his late wife, Betsy, have three children. They currently reside in Thornburg, Virginia. Orrock works with the Virginia Game Commission as a hunter safety instructor.
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.bobbyorrock.net/ Delegate Bobby Orrock official website]
 
*[http://www.bobbyorrock.net/ Delegate Bobby Orrock official website]
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/257115f2e726e11585257535005773e5?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Orrock]  
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/1296146170962f1a85257b6400456905?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Orrock]
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*[http://openstates.org/va/legislators/VAL000113/robert-d-orrock-sr/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5177 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5177 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5177 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5177 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113929 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95039 2007]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113929 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95039 2007]
 
*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/rdorrock/ Richmond Sunlight profile]
 
*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/rdorrock/ Richmond Sunlight profile]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/delegateorrock Facebook page]
  
 
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Bobby Orrock
Bobby Orrock.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 54
Incumbent
In office
1990 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 24
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First elected1989
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1978
Master'sVirginia State University, 1988
Personal
Birthday11/13/1955
Place of birthFredericksburg, VA
ProfessionTeacher
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Robert D. "Bobby" Orrock, Sr. is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 54. He was first elected to the chamber in 1989.

Biography

Orrock 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. A teacher by profession, Orrock currently works with the Ladysmith Volunteer Rescue Squad as a Cardiac Technician.[1]

Committee assignments

2014-2015

At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Orrock served on the following committees:

Virginia Committee Assignments, 2014
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
Finance
Health, Welfare and Institutions, Chair
Rules

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Issues

  • 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]

Campaign themes

2013

Orrock's official website listed the following issues:[3]

  • Cutting Wasteful Spending

"Bobby believes that the government must live within its means and held the line on the growth of the state budget. Since 2007, the General Assembly has cut spending by nearly $7 billion, maintained core services, and balanced the budget every year without raising income taxes."

  • Historic Transportation Improvements

"Working with Governor McDonnell and legislators from both parties, Bobby helped pass a major transportation improvement plan that changes our current funding stream from being based on a per gallon tax to a sales tax approach that keeps pace with the economy."

  • Reducing the Tax Burden on Hard-Working Virginians

"He has supported legislation that would reduce the sales tax on food, eliminate the hurtful estate tax, increase the per-child tax credit for educational purposes, and create long-term tax credits for health insurance for senior citizens."

  • No Medicaid Expansion without Reforms

"With the implementation of legislation from Washington looming, Bobby has worked with Democrats and Republicans to establish the Medicaid Innovation and Reform Commission to oversee the implementation of Medicaid reforms."

  • Reforming and Expanding Education

"Bobby strongly supported the Higher Education Opportunity Act, which would expand Virginians’ access to college while making it more affordable. As a public school teacher, Bobby has supported legislation that would dedicate more of our hard earned dollars to the classroom instead of in the administrative bureaucracy."

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Orrock won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 54. Orrock defeated Dustin R. Curtis in the June 11 Republican primary. He was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[4][5]

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.[6]

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.[7]

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

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Orrock received $152,628 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bobby Orrock's campaign in 2011
The Medical Society Of Virginia$10,000
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association$8,500
Virginia Republican Party$5,147
Alpha Natural Resources$4,000
Virginia Healthcare Association$4,000
Total Raised in 2011 $152,628
Total Votes received in 2011 11,338
Cost of each vote received $13.46

2009

The top five donors to Orrock's 2009 campaign:[9]

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

Endorsements

2013

In 2013, Orrock's endorsements included the following:[10]

Personal

Orrock and his late wife, Betsy, have three children. They currently reside in Thornburg, Virginia. Orrock works with the Virginia Game Commission as a hunter safety instructor.

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