David Toscano

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David Toscano
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Virginia House of Delegates District 57
Incumbent
In office
2006 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/day
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First elected2005
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday06/28/1950
Place of birthSyracuse, NY
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
David Toscano is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 57 since 2006.

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.[1]


Delegate Toscano discusses minimun wage issues

Issue positions

Toscano's official website lists his positions on a number of issues, including:[2]

  • 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.[3]

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

Toscano is running for re-election to the District 57 seat of the Virginia House of Delegates. He won the Democratic nomination and will be opposed by Robert Brandon Smith III in the November 8 general election.

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Toscano was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [4]

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

Campaign donors

2009

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

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

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Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 57
2006–present
Succeeded by
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