Charniele Herring

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


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:

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

Herring is running for re-election to the District 46 seat of the Virginia House of Delegates. She is unopposed in the August 23 primary and the November 8 general election.

2009

In 2009, Herring was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Sasha Gong in the General Election. [3]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 46 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Charniele Herring () 8,778
Sasha Gong (R) 4,929

Campaign donors

2009

The top 5 donors to Herring's 2009 campaign:[4]

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
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Virginia House of Delegates District 46
2009–present
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