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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, 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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Preceded by
Virginia House of Delegates District 76
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