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   |Last election = [[Virginia State Senate elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]January 12, 2010
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   }}{{TOCnestright}}'''David W. Marsden ''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia State Senate]], representing District 37. Marsden defeated [[Republican]] Stephen Hunt in a special election January 12, 2010, to fill the seat vacated by [[Ken Cuccinelli]].<ref>[http://www.fairfaxtimes.com/cms/story.php?id=943 ''Fairfax Times,'' "Marsden takes over Senate seat, increases Democrats' majority," January 19, 2010]</ref>
{{TOCnestright}}'''Dave Marsden''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia State Senate]], representing District 37. Marsden defeated [[Republican]] Stephen Hunt in a special election January 12, 2010, to fill the seat vacated by [[Ken Cuccinelli]].<ref>[http://www.fairfaxtimes.com/cms/story.php?id=943 ''Fairfax Times,'' "Marsden takes over Senate seat, increases Democrats' majority," January 19, 2010]</ref>
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Marsden served in the [[Virginia House of Delegates]] from 2006-2010, representing the 41st district.
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Marsden served in the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 41 from 2006 to 2010.
  
Marsden is a consultant with Development Services Group, Inc., and has served as Superintendent of [[sunshinereview:Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax County's]] Juvenile Detention Center and probation officer with the Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=58666 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Marsden]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Marsden has worked as a consultant with Development Services Group, Inc., and has served as Superintendent of [[Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax County's]] Juvenile Detention Center and probation officer with the Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=58666 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Marsden]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Marsden has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Marsden served on the following committees:
 
*[[Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee, Virginia Senate|Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources]]
 
*[[Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee, Virginia Senate|Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources]]
 
*[[Local Government Committee, Virginia Senate|Local Government]]
 
*[[Local Government Committee, Virginia Senate|Local Government]]
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
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===Sponsored legislation===   
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* HB 2225 Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; State Police shall publish on Internet database.
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* HB 2227 Airsoft guns; added to list of prohibited concealed weapons.
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* HB 2233 Electronic filings; DMV may require certain filings or submissions be made electronically. <ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H184C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
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===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
 
====2011====
 
====2011====
Marsden's campaign website lists the following issues:
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Marsden's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
  
 
*'''Education
 
*'''Education
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:Excerpt:  "Virginia is a great place to do business and we need to keep it that way.  That starts with investing in our infrastructure and community—but doing so in a fiscally responsible manner."
 
:Excerpt:  "Virginia is a great place to do business and we need to keep it that way.  That starts with investing in our infrastructure and community—but doing so in a fiscally responsible manner."
 
====2009====
 
====2009====
Marsden's campaign website lists his views on a number of issues, including:<Ref>[http://www.marsdenfordelegate.com/issues/ Marsden for Delegate ''Issues'']</ref>
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Marsden's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<Ref>[http://www.marsdenfordelegate.com/issues/ Marsden for Delegate ''Issues'']</ref>
*Taxes: "I believe in holding the line on taxes and working across party lines for a fiscally responsible budget."
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*'''Taxes
*Transportation: "I am working on attacking the traffic problem from all angles, including a steady, dedicated reliable funding stream to improve all forms of transportation."
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:Excerpt: "I believe in holding the line on taxes and working across party lines for a fiscally responsible budget."
*Education: "I want to continue supporting Fairfax schools by protecting current funding levels and working to keep them among the best in the nation."
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*'''Transportation:
*Crime: "I want to continue use the skills and lessons I’ve learned from three decades in juvenile justice to craft a tough strategy that suppresses Northern Virginia’s youth gangs and prevents them from spreading deeper into our community."
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:Excerpt: "I am working on attacking the traffic problem from all angles, including a steady, dedicated reliable funding stream to improve all forms of transportation."
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*'''Education:
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:Excerpt: "I want to continue supporting Fairfax schools by protecting current funding levels and working to keep them among the best in the nation."
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*'''Crime
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:Excerpt: "I want to continue use the skills and lessons I’ve learned from three decades in juvenile justice to craft a tough strategy that suppresses Northern Virginia’s youth gangs and prevents them from spreading deeper into our community."
  
===Sponsored legislation===   
 
* HB 2225 Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; State Police shall publish on Internet database.
 
* HB 2227 Airsoft guns; added to list of prohibited concealed weapons.
 
* HB 2233 Electronic filings; DMV may require certain filings or submissions be made electronically. <ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H184C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
 
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
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===2009===
 
===2009===
The top 5 donors to Marsden's 2009 House campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113842 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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Listed below are the top five donors to Marsden's 2009 House campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113842 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
 
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.marsdenforsenate.com/ Dave Marsden's personal website]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20111125113101/http://www.marsdenforsenate.com/ Dave Marsden's personal website] (Archive)
*[http://sov.state.va.us/SenatorDB.nsf/23b0c13df27a5ef585256fc7004febb2/ba4055e257130b8e852576aa0069fe74?OpenDocument Virginia Senate - Dave Marsden]  
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*[http://apps.lis.virginia.gov/sfb1/Senate/senatorwebprofile.aspx?id=263 Virginia Senate - Dave Marsden]  
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=58666 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=58666 ''Project Vote Smart'' legislative profile]
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=58666 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=58666 ''Project Vote Smart'' biography]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113842 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94999 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77328 2005]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113842 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94999 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77328 2005]
 
*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/dwmarsden/ Richmond Sunlight profile]
 
*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/dwmarsden/ Richmond Sunlight profile]

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Dave Marsden
Dave Marsden.jpg
Virginia Senate District 37
Incumbent
In office
January 13, 2010 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$178/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedJanuary 12, 2010
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday04/05/1948
Place of birthAlexandria, VA
ProfessionConsultant
ReligionProtestant/Methodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
David W. Marsden is a Democratic member of the Virginia State Senate, representing District 37. Marsden defeated Republican Stephen Hunt in a special election January 12, 2010, to fill the seat vacated by Ken Cuccinelli.[1]

Marsden served in the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 41 from 2006 to 2010.

Biography

Marsden has worked as a consultant with Development Services Group, Inc., and has served as Superintendent of Fairfax County's Juvenile Detention Center and probation officer with the Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.[2]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Marsden served on the following committees: Marsden serves on the following Senate committees:

Issues

  • HB 2225 Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; State Police shall publish on Internet database.
  • HB 2227 Airsoft guns; added to list of prohibited concealed weapons.
  • HB 2233 Electronic filings; DMV may require certain filings or submissions be made electronically. [3]

Campaign themes

2011

Marsden's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Education
Excerpt: "Fairfax County schools are the best in the Nation and I will do everything in my power to help keep them that way. It is critical that we give our teachers and students the resources they need to succeed."
  • Taxes - Cutting Waste
Excerpt: "I believe we have to hold the line on taxes and cut wasteful spending. Finding the balance between providing quality services, without burdening families and businesses is critical."
  • Transportation
Excerpt: "Improving transportation in Northern Virginia is and always has been a priority of mine. As a member of the Transportation Committee, I will keep working to make our roads, rails and buses safer and more accessible."
  • Business
Excerpt: "Virginia is a great place to do business and we need to keep it that way. That starts with investing in our infrastructure and community—but doing so in a fiscally responsible manner."

2009

Marsden's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[4]

  • Taxes
Excerpt: "I believe in holding the line on taxes and working across party lines for a fiscally responsible budget."
  • Transportation:
Excerpt: "I am working on attacking the traffic problem from all angles, including a steady, dedicated reliable funding stream to improve all forms of transportation."
  • Education:
Excerpt: "I want to continue supporting Fairfax schools by protecting current funding levels and working to keep them among the best in the nation."
  • Crime
Excerpt: "I want to continue use the skills and lessons I’ve learned from three decades in juvenile justice to craft a tough strategy that suppresses Northern Virginia’s youth gangs and prevents them from spreading deeper into our community."

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Marsden won re-election to District 37 of the Virginia State Senate. He was unopposed in the August 23 primary and defeated Jason Flanary (R) in the November 8 general election.[5]

Virginia State Senate, District 37 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDave Marsden Incumbent 53.8% 19,841
     Republican Jason Flanary 46.2% 17,036
Total Votes 36,877

Fundraising

Marsden and fellow Democratic incumbent George Barker received more money from the Democratic Party of Virginia than any other Senate candidate through the September 30, 2011 filing period.[6]

2010

On Jan. 12, 2010, Marsden won election to the 37th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate, defeating opponent Stephen Hunt.[7]

Virginia State Senate, District 37 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dave Marsden (D) 11,954 50.64%
Steve Hunt(R) 11,627 49.26%

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

On November 3, 2009, Marsden won re-election to the 41st district of the Virginia House of Delegates.

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Marsden received $824,573 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Virginia State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dave Marsden's campaign in 2011
Virginia Democratic Party$214,763
Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus$124,431
Virginia League Of Conservation Voters$46,725
Bloomberg, Hon Michael R$25,000
Saslaw For State Senate$10,000
Total Raised in 2011 $824,573
Total Votes received in 2011 19,841
Cost of each vote received $41.56

2009

Listed below are the top five donors to Marsden's 2009 House campaign:[9]

Contributor 2009 total
Democratic Party of Virginia $48,749
Virginia Trial Lawyers Assoc $6,500
Werkheiser for Delegate $5,950
Thomas W. Minnick $4,500
Allen Allen Allen & Allen $4,000

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Preceded by
Ken Cuccinelli
Virginia State Senate District 37
Jan. 13, 2010-present
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Virginia House of Delegate District 41
2006-2010
Succeeded by
Eileen Filler-Corn