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Charniele Herring

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Charniele Herring
Virginia House of Delegates District 46
Assumed office
January 26, 2009
Current term ends
January 2012
Political party Democrat
Profession Legislator
Website Delegate Charniele Herring

Charniele Herring is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 46 since January 26, 2009.

She won re-election in 2009, defeating Sasha Gong in the general election.[1]

Delegate Herring being sworn in

Issue positions

Herring's official website lists her top priority issues:[2]

  • Education - "I will work to fund quality pre-K education for all of Virginia 's children; promote personal curriculums in our schools; and for higher teacher salaries to attract and maintain quality teachers for our children."
  • Traffic and infrastructure - "I will work to get funding into a lock box for our roads and infrastructure once and for all."
  • Housing - "I have worked to protect the interests of families by working with housing groups to get funding for the Homeless Intervention Protection Act expanded."
  • Health Care - "I support universal healthcare and will work to ensure that Virginia fully funds healthcare for those who cannot afford to cover themselves through private insurance companies."
  • Environment - "I support finding alternative fuel sources that protect our environment instead of drilling off the shores of Virginia to feed our addiction to oil."

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

Major donors

The top 5 donors to Herring's 2009 campaign:[3]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Democratic Party $25,025
ActBlue $10,441
Virginia Legislative Black Caucus $5,000
Virginia Dental Assoc $5,000
Virginia Wine Wholesalers Assoc $3,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Virginia House of Delegates District 46
Succeeded by