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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''David Toscano''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 57 since 2006.  
}}{{TOCnestright}}'''David Toscano''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 57 since 2006.  

Revision as of 19:14, 14 March 2011

David Toscano
Virginia House of Delegates District 57
Assumed office
Current term ends
January 2012
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Website House site
David Toscano is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 57 since 2006.

He won re-election in 2009, defeating Robert Brandon Smith, III in the general election.[1]

Toscano is an attorney with the firm Buck, Toscano & Tereskerz, Ltd. Prior to his election to the House, he served on the Charlottesville City Council from 1990-2002, and as Mayor from 1994-1996.[2]

Delegate Toscano discusses minimun wage issues

Issue positions

Toscano's official website lists his positions on a number of issues, including:[3]

  • Reproductive choice - "The Constitutional Right to freedom of reproductive choice must remain legal, and its exercise safe and rare."
  • Transportation - "Land use and transportation needs are inextricably linked. To move our citizens and commerce, we need to ensure that our transportation networks are maintained and improved."
  • Economic vitality and opportunity - "To compete and thrive in the 21st Century, we will need to reinforce our economic vitality and redouble our efforts to expand opportunity for all citizens to participate in the wealth and success of the region."

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • HB 1833 Indoor Clean Air Act; allows localities to exceed requirements that regulate smoking.
  • HB 2157 Biodiesel & green diesel; all diesel fuel sold, etc. in State to consumers to contain at least 2%.
  • HB 2158 Charlottesville-Albemarle Regional Transit Authority; established.[4]



In 2009, Toscano was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [5]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 57 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Toscano (D) 14,071
Robert Smith, III(I) 3,848

Major donors

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

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia House Democratic Caucus $13,220
M.W. Arlen $10,000
Hunter E. Craig $7,000
S. Sonjia Smith $4,500
Medical Society of Virginia $4,000

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Virginia House of Delegates District 57
Succeeded by