Colin Harris

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Colin Harris
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Candidate for
Virginia House of Delegates, District 18
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sDartmouth College
Personal
ProfessionAerospace industry
ReligionQuaker
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Colin Harris was a 2013 Democratic candidate for District 18 of the Virginia House of Delegates.[1]

Biography

Harris graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in Government. He works for an aerospace company in Manassas, VA.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

Harris's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[3]

  • Create 21st Century Jobs Here

Excerpt: "Colin will fight to give Virginia companies the first crack at state contracts, so our tax dollars create jobs here — not overseas."

  • Protect Our Quality Of Life

Excerpt: "Colin will demand local control of zoning, so that development is controlled by our communities — not bureaucrats in Richmond."

  • Prepare Our Students To Compete For Jobs

Excerpt: "Colin will work to create new partnerships between businesses and schools — so our students gain the skills to compete for the jobs of the future."

  • Keep Government Out Of Our Private Lives

Excerpt: "Colin will defend our 2nd Amendment rights and he’ll make sure private decisions, like whether to use birth control, remain private."

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Harris ran in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 18. Harris ran unopposed in the June 11th Democratic primary. He was defeated by incumbent Michael Webert (R) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[4]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 18 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Webert Incumbent 63.3% 15,549
     Democratic Colin Harris 36.5% 8,979
     Other Write-in 0.2% 50
Total Votes 24,578

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