David Nutter

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David Nutter
Virginia House of Delegates District 7
Assumed office
Current term ends
January 2012
Political party Republican
Profession Economic Development Coordinator
Website House site
David Nutter is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 7 since 2002.

He won re-election in 2009, defeating Democrat Peggy Frank in the general election.

Prior to his election to the House, Nutter served as Chair for the Montgomery County Bush for President Campaign (1999-2000) and as press secretary for Congressman Connie Mack (1982-1985).

He has also worked for the United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service, and the United States Department of Health and Human Services.[1]

Issue positions

Nutter's official website lists his positions on a number of issues. These include strongly supporting career and technical education programs, increasing worker training, adding new funding and more rigor to Career and Technical Education programs, limiting the power of government to take private property for public purposes, and reducing waste by ending failed government programs and finding ways to make government more efficient.[2]

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • HB 2142 Statewide Healthcare Workforce Authority; created, report.
  • HB 2144 Concealed handgun permit applications; access to personal information.
  • HB 2149 Higher Education, Council of; task force to plan to expand teacher preparation.
  • HB 2368 Income tax, state and Retail Sales and Use Tax; credit, etc. for certain telecommunication provider.[3]



See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

Nutter is running for election for Virginia Senate District 21. He faces Tripp Godsey in the primary on August 23, 2011. The general election takes place on November 8, 2011. [4]

Delegate Nutter re-election commercial


On November 3, 2009, Nutter was elected to the 7th District Seat in the Virginia House of Delegates, defeating Peggy H Frank (D).

Nutter raised $228,268 for his campaign, while Frank raised $160,761. [5]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 7 (2009)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png David Nutter (R) 9,808 60.1%
Peggy Frank 6,490 39.8%

Campaign donors


The top 5 donors to Nutter's 2009 campaign:[6]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Republican Party $38,606
Sandra C Davis $11,317
Dominion Leadership Trust $7,422
Medical Society of Virginia $5,500
Leslie F. Gilliam $5,000

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