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Chris Jones
Chris Jones.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 76
In office
1998 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 17
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1997
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sMedical College of Virginia, School of Pharmacy
Date of birth06/23/1958
Place of birthSuffolk, VA
Office website
Campaign website
S. Chris Jones is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 76 since 1998.

Prior to his election to the House, Jones was on the Suffolk City Council from 1986-1998, serving as Mayor from 1992-1996 and Vice Mayor from 1986-1990. [1]

Jones' professional experience includes working as a pharmacist, assistant professor , and president of Bennett's Creek Pharmacy. He earned his B.S. from the Medical College of Virginia, School of Pharmacy in 1982.

Committee assignments


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


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

  • HB 2210 Enforcement of traffic light signals; allows law-enforcement officers to arrest or detain persons.
  • HB 2639 Freedom of Information Act; exempts certain records of Department of Veterans Services, etc.
  • HB 2648 Absentee ballots; methods for counting.[2]



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Jones is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 76. Jones ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Jones won re-election to District 76 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[3]


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Jones was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [4]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 76 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Chris Jones (R) 21,210

Campaign donors


In 2011, Jones received $410,228 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chris Jones's campaign in 2011
Virginia Beer Wholsalers Assoc Inc$18,750
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association$11,883
Virginia Wine Wholesalers Assoc Inc-PAC$11,000
Virginia Dental Association$9,310
Virginia Health Care Association$8,500
Total Raised in 2011 $410,228


The top 5 donors to Jones' 2009 campaign:[6]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Wine Wholesalers Association $12,500
Virginia Beer Wholesalers Association Inc. $7,500
Associated Distributors $5,000
Virginia Dental Association $5,000
Virginia Automobile and Truck Dealers Assoc PAC $4,000


Jones and his wife, Karen, have one child.

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