Claudia Tucker

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Claudia Tucker
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Candidate for
Virginia Senate District 22
PartyRepublican
Personal
ProfessionSenior Director of State Government Affairs, Medco Health Solutions
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Personal website
Claudia Tucker was a 2011 Republican candidate for District 22 of the Virginia State Senate.

Tucker gradudated from VCU. She then established a beef cattle farm. She was then employed by Phillip Morris and is currently the Senior Director of State Government Affairs for Medco Health Solutions.

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

Tucker ran in the 2011 election for Virginia Senate District 22. She was defeated by Thomas Garrett in the primary on August 23, 2011. [1][2]

Virginia State Senate Republican Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Garrett 25.9% 3,239
Brian Bates 24.6% 3,068
Mark Peake 22.5% 2,809
Bryan Rhode 20.5% 2,560
Claudia Tucker 6.5% 806
Total Votes 12,482

Issues

Campaign themes

Tucker's campaign website lists the following issues:

  • Cutting Government Spending, Keeping Taxes Low
Excerpt: "Claudia will vote to control spending, keep taxes low, and against any new or increased taxes on the hard-working people of Virginia."
  • Protecting Agriculture and Rural Virginia
Excerpt: "She opposes eminent domain seizures of private property, supports the Virginia Cooperative Extension program, and will be a needed and strong voice for farmers in Richmond."
  • Creating and Retaining Jobs
Excerpt: "Claudia knows that in order to create jobs we must get government out of the way – people and private Investment create jobs, not the government. She will work to reduce government regulations that stifle job creation..."
  • Improving Education, Preparing for Jobs of Tomorrow
Excerpt: "Republican Claudia Tucker knows that we must fight to improve education so that our children are prepared for the jobs of the future."
  • Preserving Our Shared Conservative Values
Excerpt: "Claudia personally believes in protecting the sanctity of every human life. She believes marriage should be between one man and one woman and that we should always stand up to protect our liberty and our Second Amendment rights."

Personal

Tucker and her husband Bill have three daughters.

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