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{{Retired office holder |
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name                = David Poisson |
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political position  = Virginia House of Delegates District 32 |
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retired          =  Former member |
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term in office began  = 2006 |
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term in office ended  = January 13, 2010 |
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political party    = [[Democratic]] |
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profession          = Senior VP, Widmeyer Communication |
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website            = [http://www.delegatepoisson.com/ David Poisson] |
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''David Poisson''' is a former [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 32 from 2006-2010.
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In the November 3, 2009 general election Poisson lost his bid for re-election to [[Republican]] [[Thomas Greason]].<ref>[http://wtop.com/?nid=605 ''WTOP'' 2009 Election Results]</ref>
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Poisson is currently the Senior Vice President with Widmeyer Communication.  He is a member of the American Bar Association, Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, United States Supreme Court Bar
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Member, and Virginia State Bar.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=58663 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Poisson]</ref>
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</div>{{TOCnestright}}'''David Poisson''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 32 since 2006.
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Poisson is currently the Senior Vice President with Widmeyer Communication.  He is a member of the American Bar Association, Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, United States Supreme Court Bar
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==Issue positions==
Member, and Virginia State Bar.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=58663 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Poisson]</ref>
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===Issue positions===
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Poisson's official website does not say much about issues other than, "There is no issue to which Delegate Poisson is more deeply committed than education."<ref>[http://www.delegatepoisson.com/about.htm Delegate Poisson ''About'']</ref>
 
Poisson's official website does not say much about issues other than, "There is no issue to which Delegate Poisson is more deeply committed than education."<ref>[http://www.delegatepoisson.com/about.htm Delegate Poisson ''About'']</ref>
  
===Committee membership===
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==Committee assignments==
*Counties, Cities and Towns
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* [[Counties, Cities and Towns Committee, Virginia House]]
*Militia, Police and Public Safety
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* [[Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee, Virginia House]]
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==Elections==
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===2009===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
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In 2009, Poisson lost his bid for re-election to the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].
  
 
===Sponsored legislation===     
 
===Sponsored legislation===     
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* HB 2440 Alcoholic beverage control; privatization of ABC stores.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H187C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
 
* HB 2440 Alcoholic beverage control; privatization of ABC stores.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H187C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
  
===Major donors===
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==Campaign donors==
 
The top 5 donors to Poisson's 2007 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95052 Follow the Money - 2007 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
 
The top 5 donors to Poisson's 2007 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95052 Follow the Money - 2007 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
 
*1. VA Democratic Party $102,467
 
*1. VA Democratic Party $102,467
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.delegatepoisson.com/ Delegate Poisson official website]
 
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/38f56ad356c4724e85257535005773d0?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Poisson]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=58663 Project Vote Smart profile]
 
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95052 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77365 2005]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95052 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77365 2005]
 
*[http://delegatepoisson.blogspot.com/ Delegate Poisson's blog]
 
*[http://delegatepoisson.blogspot.com/ Delegate Poisson's blog]
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==References==
 
==References==
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Latest revision as of 22:03, 13 August 2011

David Poisson
Virginia House of Delegates District 32
Former member
Term in office began
2006
Term in office ended
January 13, 2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Senior VP, Widmeyer Communication
David Poisson is a former Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 32 from 2006-2010.

In the November 3, 2009 general election Poisson lost his bid for re-election to Republican Thomas Greason.[1]

Poisson is currently the Senior Vice President with Widmeyer Communication. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, United States Supreme Court Bar Member, and Virginia State Bar.[2]


Delegate Poisson speaking about religious freedom

Issue positions

Poisson's official website does not say much about issues other than, "There is no issue to which Delegate Poisson is more deeply committed than education."[3]

Committee assignments

Elections

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Poisson lost his bid for re-election to the Virginia House of Delegates.

  • HB 1602 School divisions, local; must employ one teacher who has board certification as behavior analyst.
  • HB 1603 Schools, middle and secondary; requires local school boards to establish uniform grading policy.
  • HB 2440 Alcoholic beverage control; privatization of ABC stores.[4]

Campaign donors

The top 5 donors to Poisson's 2007 campaign:[5]

  • 1. VA Democratic Party $102,467
  • 2. House Democratic Caucus $18,823
  • 3. VA Assoc of Realtors $18,809
  • 4. Leadership for Virginia $15,000
  • 5. Moving Virginia Forward $12,659

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 32
2006-2010
Succeeded by
Thomas Greason