|Virginia House of Delegates District 30|
|2004 - Present|
|Years in position||11|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
|Date of birth||08/06/1965|
|Place of birth||Culpeper, VA|
Scott currently works as Manager of Retail Operations for Culpeper Farmers' Cooperative Farm & Home Center. He has previously worked as Director of Government Affairs for the Virginia Agribusiness Council and in sales and management at the CFC Farm & Home Center. Scott received his B.S. in animal science from Virginia Tech in 1987.
In the 2012-2013 session, Scott has been appointed to the following committees:
- Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Vice Chair
- Science and Technology
In the 2010-2011 session, Scott served on the following committees:
- Subcommittee #3, Chair
- Subcommittee #4
- Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
- Chesapeake Subcommittee, Chair
- Science and Technology
- Subcommittee #1
- General Laws
- Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process Subcommittee
- HB 2070 Classroom placement of twins or multiples; school board to develop policies to allow parental input.
- HB 2178 Possession of ammunition by convicted felons; prohibited.
- HB 2179 Trials; credit for time spent in confinement discretionary with court. 
In 2009, Scott was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Matt Carson in the General Election. 
|Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 30 (2009)|
|Ed Scott (R)||15,959|
|Matt Carson (I)||5,154|
- Keeping Taxes Low for all Virginians
Excerpt: "Delegate Scott’s work for local Virginia and concern for consumers is second to none. He has presented and supported bills that assist the smaller businesses of our communities while continuing to promote central Virginia’s culture and encourage competition throughout the state."
- Supporting Agriculture and Small Business
Excerpt: "Delegate Scott understands that small businesses are the core of the economy of the 30th District and the Commonwealth. In the 2008 General Assembly session, he carried successful legislation (HB 728) to make it easier for small businesses and the insurance agents who serve them to shop for health insurance. Agriculture is also a significant contributor to our local economy and remains a major land use. Delegate Scott’s efforts to assist new and growing farm wineries (HB 1399, 2008 and HB 2071, 2009) are part of his commitment to Virginia agribusiness."
- Protecting Our Traditional Family Values
Excerpt: "While in Richmond, Delegate Scott consistently champions the family values we all share. He respects the sanctity of marriage, continues to vote for responsible pro-life legislation and supports responsible safety in homes, schools, and on our highways. During his second term, Delegate Scott sponsored legislation that keeps our children safe on the road and improves school bus safety . This year he carried successful legislation (HB 2070) to give the parents of twins or multiples input into classroom placement decisions."
- Reducing Congestion and Building Roads
Excerpt: "In both regular sessions and special sessions, Delegate Scott has supported efforts for comprehensive and innovative transportation solutions, including funding for rail and transit. Delegate Scott is recognized by his colleagues for his work to improve Virginia’s revenue-sharing program for highway construction, a key element of transportation progress in our region."
- Defending the Virginia State Constitution
Excerpt: "In his second term, Delegate Scott voted in favor of restricting the government’s ability to confiscate land under eminent domain thereby increasing the rights of property owners. He supported efforts addressing the challenge of illegal immigration in a practical yet forceful manner including co-patroning legislation which would make federal illegal alien status unlawful in Virginia. In the 2008 session, he co-patroned legislation (HB 470) to give local governments additional tools to deal with loitering in the rights of way of highways."
Scott's answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2003 National Political Awareness Test are available. When asked his top priorities, he stated, "My highest priority is to eliminate the estate tax in Virginia. This tax unfairly penalizes family farms and small businesses that are the backbone of our economy. This should be a key element to restructuring the Commonwealth's Tax Code. Secondly, I will work to maintain a positive regulatory climate in order to attract new businesses & grow our existing business base."
In 2011, Scott received $79,747 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ed Scott's campaign in 2011|
|Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Association||$4,500|
|Omega Protein Inc||$2,000|
|Weslee Investments LP||$2,000|
|Alpha Natural Resources||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2011||$79,747|
The top 5 donors to Scott's 2009 campaign:
|Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Assoc||$5,500|
|Virginia Beer Wholesalers Assoc||$2,750|
|Alpha Natural Resources||$2,000|
|Virginia Assoc of Realtors||$2,000|
Scott and his wife, Pauline, have one child.
- Campaign website
- Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Scott
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions:2009, 2007, 2005, 2003
- Richmond Sunlight profile
- State Surge - legislative and voting track record
- Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron
- Virginia State Board of Elections - November 2011 General Election Official Results
- Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results
- Project Vote Smart - Delegate Scott Issue Positions
- Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
- Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions
|Virginia House of Delegates District 30
| Succeeded by|
State of Virginia
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Auditor of Public Accounts | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Secretary of Natural Resources | Commissioner of Labor and Industry | Chairman of State Corporation Commission |