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  |Tenure = January 25, 2006 - Present  
 
  |Tenure = January 25, 2006 - Present  
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  |Base salary = $17,640/year
 
  |Base salary = $17,640/year
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  |Per diem = $170/day
 
  |Pension =
 
  |Pension =
  |Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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  |Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
 
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  |First elected = January 2006
 
  |First elected = January 2006
 
  |Term limits =
 
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  |Next election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
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  |Next election = November 3, 2015
 
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  |Profession = Consultant  
 
  |Profession = Consultant  
 
  |Religion = Episcopal
 
  |Religion = Episcopal
  |Office website = http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/c4881605197d0313852575350057740b?OpenDocument
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  |Campaign website = http://chrispeace.com/
 
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Chris Peace''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 97 since January 25, 2006.  
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Christopher K. Peace''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing [[Virginia House of Delegates District 97|District 97]]. He was first elected to the chamber in January 2006, taking office on January 25, 2006.  
  
Peace works as a Multi-state Government Relations Consultant and attorney.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=59541 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Peace]</ref> He earned his B.A. in English from Hampden-Sydney College and his J.D. from the University of Richmond.
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==Biography==
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Peace earned his B.A. in English from Hampden-Sydney College and his J.D. from the University of Richmond. Peace worked as a Multi-state Government Relations Consultant and attorney.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=59541 ''Project Vote Smart'', "Biography," accessed May 28, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2014-2015===
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At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Peace served on the following committees:
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|Committee1 =Appropriations
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|Committee3 = Health, Welfare and Institutions
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===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
In the 2012-2013 session, Peace served on the following committees:
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Peace served on the following committees:
* [[Appropriations Committee, Virginia House|Appropriations]]
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* [[General Laws Committee, Virginia House of Representatives|General Laws]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee, Virginia House|Health, Welfare and Institutions]]
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===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
In the 2010-2011 session, Peace served on the following committees:
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Peace served on the following committees:
*[[Courts of Justice Committee, Virginia House|Courts of Justice]]
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**Civil Law Subcommittee
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**Mental Health Subcommittee
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*[[Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee, Virginia House|Health, Welfare and Institutions]]
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**Subcommittee #1
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*[[General laws Committee, Virginia House|General Laws]]
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**Housing Subcommittee
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**FOIA/Procurement Subcommittee
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*[[Finance Committee, Virginia House|Finance]]
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**Subcommittee #3, ''Chair''
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**Subcommittee #2
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==Issues==
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{{Committee Assignments
===Sponsored legislation===  
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|State = Virginia
* HB 1940 Open Education Resource Center Grant Fund; established, development of two-year pilot project.
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* HB 1942 Single-sex education; clarifies manner school boards may establish program in school division.
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|year = 2010
* HB 2436 Assault and battery; penalty when against emergency room personnel. <ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H194C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
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|Committee4 = Finance
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==Issues==
 
===Illegal immigrants in public colleges===
 
===Illegal immigrants in public colleges===
  
 
Peace pre-filed a bill to be sure those who are in the United States illegally are not admitted to public colleges in Virginia.
 
Peace pre-filed a bill to be sure those who are in the United States illegally are not admitted to public colleges in Virginia.
 
   
 
   
“There’s wide-spread sentiment that public benefit should not be going to those who are here illegally,Peace said.
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"There’s wide-spread sentiment that public benefit should not be going to those who are here illegally," Peace said.
 
   
 
   
 
Peace said he is sponsoring the bill to ensure taxpayers are receiving the benefits of the tax dollars they pay into the state’s institutions of higher learning.
 
Peace said he is sponsoring the bill to ensure taxpayers are receiving the benefits of the tax dollars they pay into the state’s institutions of higher learning.
 
   
 
   
“We’re not trying to be mean-spirited here,he said. “We’re trying to open our doors to Virginians."<ref>[http://virginia.statehousenewsonline.com/2536/bill-to-bar-illegal-immigrants-from-state-colleges-pre-filed-for-next-session/ "Bill to bar illegal immigrants from state colleges pre-filed for next session," ''Virginia Statehouse News'', December 10, 2010]</ref>
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"We’re not trying to be mean-spirited here," he said. "We're trying to open our doors to Virginians."<ref>[http://virginia.statehousenewsonline.com/2536/bill-to-bar-illegal-immigrants-from-state-colleges-pre-filed-for-next-session/ ''Virginia Statehouse News'', "Bill to bar illegal immigrants from state colleges pre-filed for next session," December 10, 2010]</ref>
  
===Presidential preference===
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===Sponsored legislation===  
{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/12/mitt-romney-announces-virginia-leadership-team ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Virginia Leadership Team," December 29, 2011]</ref>
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* HB 1940 Open Education Resource Center Grant Fund; established, development of two-year pilot project.
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* HB 1942 Single-sex education; clarifies manner school boards may establish program in school division.
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* HB 2436 Assault and battery; penalty when against emergency room personnel.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H194C ''Legislative Information System'', "Bill Tracking," accessed May 28, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
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Peace won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 97.  Peace ran unopposed 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,'' “Official Results - 2013 General Election," accessed December 2, 2013]</ref>
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
  
On November 8, 2011, Peace won re-election to District 97 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in 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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On November 8, 2011, Peace won re-election to District 97 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in 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," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
  
 
===2009===
 
===2009===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
  
In 2009, Peace was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. <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, Peace was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2009#results_summary_H ''Follow the Money'', "Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
In 2011, Peace received $188,807 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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In 2011, Peace received $188,807 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 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2009===
 
===2009===
The top 5 donors to Peace's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113954 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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Listed below are the top five donors to Peace's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113954 ''Follow the Money'', "2009 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
 
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==Endorsements==
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/12/mitt-romney-announces-virginia-leadership-team ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Virginia Leadership Team," December 29, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Peace and his wife, Ashley, have two children.
 
Peace and his wife, Ashley, have two children.
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==Recent news==
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==See also==
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*[[Virginia State Legislature]]
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*[[Virginia House of Delegates]]
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*[[Virginia House of Delegates#Standing committees|Virginia House of Delegates Committees]]
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*[[Virginia state legislative districts]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://chrispeace.com/ Delegate Chris Peace official website]
 
*[http://chrispeace.com/ Delegate Chris Peace official website]
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/c4881605197d0313852575350057740b?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Peace]  
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/47f968843d3373f885257b640045692b?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Peace]
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*[http://openstates.org/va/legislators/VAL000114/christopher-k-peace/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=59541 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=59541 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=59541 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=59541 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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Chris Peace
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Virginia House of Delegates District 97
Incumbent
In office
January 25, 2006 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$170/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedJanuary 2006
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sHampden-Sydney College
J.D.University of Richmond
Personal
Birthday11/16/1976
Place of birthRichmond, VA
ProfessionConsultant
ReligionEpiscopal
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Christopher K. Peace is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 97. He was first elected to the chamber in January 2006, taking office on January 25, 2006.

Biography

Peace earned his B.A. in English from Hampden-Sydney College and his J.D. from the University of Richmond. Peace worked as a Multi-state Government Relations Consultant and attorney.[1]

Committee assignments

2014-2015

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

Virginia Committee Assignments, 2014
Appropriations
General laws, Vice-Chair
Health, Welfare and Institutions

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Issues

Illegal immigrants in public colleges

Peace pre-filed a bill to be sure those who are in the United States illegally are not admitted to public colleges in Virginia.

"There’s wide-spread sentiment that public benefit should not be going to those who are here illegally," Peace said.

Peace said he is sponsoring the bill to ensure taxpayers are receiving the benefits of the tax dollars they pay into the state’s institutions of higher learning.

"We’re not trying to be mean-spirited here," he said. "We're trying to open our doors to Virginians."[2]

  • HB 1940 Open Education Resource Center Grant Fund; established, development of two-year pilot project.
  • HB 1942 Single-sex education; clarifies manner school boards may establish program in school division.
  • HB 2436 Assault and battery; penalty when against emergency room personnel.[3]

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Peace won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 97. Peace ran unopposed in the June 11 Republican primary. He was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[4]

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Peace won re-election to District 97 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[5]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Peace was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates.[6]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 97 (2009)
Candidates Votes
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Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Peace received $188,807 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chris Peace's campaign in 2011
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association$10,231
Virginia Medical Society$4,500
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association$3,500
Dominion$3,500
Allen Allen Allen & Allen$3,000
Total Raised in 2011 $188,807

2009

Listed below are the top five donors to Peace's 2009 campaign:[8]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association $4,500
Medical Society of Virginia $3,500
Allen Allen Allen and Allen $3,300
Virginia Association of Realtors $3,000
Virginia Optometric Association $2,790

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Chris Peace endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [9]

Personal

Peace and his wife, Ashley, have two children.

Recent news

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