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   }}{{tnr}}''' Emmett W. Hanger, Jr.''' (b. August 2, 1948) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Virginia State Senate]], representing District 24. He was first elected to the chamber in 1995.
{{tnr}}'''Emmett Hanger''' has been a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Virginia State Senate]] since 1996, representing the 24th district.
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Hanger attended Ft. Defiance High School. Hanger received a B.S. in Management and Economics and an M.B.A. at James Madison University. He is a member of the Church of the Brethren.  
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Hanger served in the [[Virginia House of Delegates]] from 1983 to 1992.
  
In addition to serving as senator Hanger works in commercial real estate. Previously, Hanger served as a member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates|House of Delegates]] from 1983-92 and a Captain in the Army/National Guard from 1972-83.
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==Biography==
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Hanger attended Ft. Defiance High School. Hanger received a B.S. in Management and Economics and an M.B.A. at James Madison University.
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Hanger worked in commercial real estate. Previously, Hanger served as a Captain in the Army/National Guard from 1972 to 1983.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
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*[[Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee, Virginia Senate|Rehabilitation and Social Services]]
 
*[[Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee, Virginia Senate|Rehabilitation and Social Services]]
  
==District 24==
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==Issues==
Hanger represents Virginia Senate District 24. Senate District 24 includes [[Sunshinereview:Albemarle County, Virginia|Albemarle County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Augusta County, Virginia|Augusta County]], [[Sunshinereview:Greene County, Virginia|Greene County]], [[Sunshinereview:Highland County, Virginia|Highland County]], [[Sunshinereview:Lexington, Virginia|Lexington]], [[Sunshinereview:Rockbridge County, Virginia|Rockbridge County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Rockingham County, Virginia|Rockingham County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Staunton, Virginia|Staunton]], [[Sunshinereview:Waynesboro, Virginia|Waynesboro]].
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===Campaign themes===
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====2011====
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Hanger's campaign website lists the following issues:
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*'''Agriculture
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:Excerpt: "Agriculture in it’s broadest sense including crop and livestock farming, forestry and the seafood industry have long played a vital role in not only Virginia’s economy, but in defining Virginia traditions and Virginia quality of life."
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*'''Education
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:Excerpt:  "I am a strong supporter of public education. Judge by my actions rather than my words."
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*'''Environment
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:Excerpt:  "On issues concerning the environment and conservation I take back seat to no one and consider myself to be a Teddy Roosevelt Republican."
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*'''Gun Rights
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:Excerpt:  "As a rural legislator, I have long been a leading advocate for the protection of 2nd Amendment rights."
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*'''Illegal Immigration
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:Excerpt:  "More importantly, the failure to secure our borders jeopardizes our national security.  With the federal government failing to do its duty to secure our borders, I believe Virginia must do more to crack down on illegal immigration and I am working hard to make that happen."
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*'''Social Issues
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:Excerpt: "Social issues, and in particular, matters of faith, are areas where I cannot compromise.  I believe that the dignity of life should be protected and honored from conception until natural death."
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*'''Tax Reform
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:Excerpt:  "As a conservative Republican, I am a strong advocate for fiscal responsibility, but recognize that the term fiscal responsibility may or may not mean lowering taxes and it may or may not mean reducing spending, but it always should mean providing necessary services in as efficient a manner as is possible and within the constraints of a balanced budget."
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*'''Transportation
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:Excerpt:  "We need to continue laying plans to address transportation policy in a statewide comprehensive manner. There is no question, based on current policy; that we do not have adequate revenue coming into the Transportation Trust Fund to pay for existing needs. Our planning needs to focus on innovations in mass transit and possible alternatives to traditional construction and maintenance programs."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2007===
 
===2007===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia State Senate elections, 2007]]''
 
On Nov. 6, 2007, Hanger won re-election to the 24th District Seat in the [[Virginia State Senate]], defeating opponents David Cox (D) and Arin Sime (L).<ref> [https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2007/196E44FA-8B19-4240-9A44-737216DAA55D/Unofficial/7_s.shtml 2007 Election Results, Virginia Senate, District 24]</ref>  
 
On Nov. 6, 2007, Hanger won re-election to the 24th District Seat in the [[Virginia State Senate]], defeating opponents David Cox (D) and Arin Sime (L).<ref> [https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2007/196E44FA-8B19-4240-9A44-737216DAA55D/Unofficial/7_s.shtml 2007 Election Results, Virginia Senate, District 24]</ref>  
  
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===2007===
 
===2007===
Below are Hanger's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
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Below are Hanger's top five campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
 
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==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
====2011====
 
Hanger's campaign website lists the following issues:
 
 
*'''Agriculture
 
:Excerpt:  "Agriculture in it’s broadest sense including crop and livestock farming, forestry and the seafood industry have long played a vital role in not only Virginia’s economy, but in defining Virginia traditions and Virginia quality of life."
 
 
*'''Education
 
:Excerpt:  "I am a strong supporter of public education. Judge by my actions rather than my words."
 
 
*'''Environment
 
:Excerpt:  "On issues concerning the environment and conservation I take back seat to no one and consider myself to be a Teddy Roosevelt Republican."
 
 
*'''Gun Rights
 
:Excerpt:  "As a rural legislator, I have long been a leading advocate for the protection of 2nd Amendment rights."
 
 
*'''Illegal Immigration
 
:Excerpt:  "More importantly, the failure
 
to secure our borders jeopardizes our national security.  With the federal government failing to do its duty to secure our borders, I believe Virginia must do more to crack down on illegal immigration and I am working hard to make that happen."
 
 
*'''Social Issues
 
:Excerpt:  "Social issues, and in particular, matters of faith, are areas where I cannot compromise.  I believe that the dignity of life should be protected and honored from conception until natural death."
 
 
*'''Tax Reform
 
:Excerpt:  "As a conservative Republican, I am a strong advocate for fiscal responsibility, but recognize that the term fiscal responsibility may or may not mean lowering taxes and it may or may not mean reducing spending, but it always should mean providing necessary services in as efficient a manner as is possible and within the constraints of a balanced budget."
 
 
*'''Transportation
 
:Excerpt:  "We need to continue laying plans to address transportation policy in a statewide comprehensive manner. There is no question, based on current policy; that we do not have adequate revenue coming into the Transportation Trust Fund to pay for existing needs. Our planning needs to focus on innovations in mass transit and possible alternatives to traditional construction and maintenance programs."
 
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Hanger was born in [[Sunshinereview:Staunton, Virginia|Staunton, Virginia]] on August 2, 1948.
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Hanger was born in [[Staunton, Virginia|Staunton, Virginia]] on August 2, 1948. He is a member of the Church of the Brethren.  
  
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.emmetthanger.com/ Sen. Hanger's website]
 
* [http://www.emmetthanger.com/ Sen. Hanger's website]
* [http://sov.state.va.us/SenatorDB.nsf/23b0c13df27a5ef585256fc7004febb2/f714a596ea3bb1ee85256aa000719969?OpenDocument Biography from the Virginia Legislature]
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* [http://web.archive.org/web/20111114121808/http://www.emmetthanger.com/ Hanger's archived campaign website] (Archive)
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* [http://apps.lis.virginia.gov/sfb1/Senate/senatorwebprofile.aspx?id=268 Biography from the Virginia Legislature]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=8265 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=8265 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=8265 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=8265 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

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Emmett Hanger
Emmett Hanger.jpg
Virginia Senate District 24
Incumbent
In office
1996 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 18
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$178/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1995
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolFt. Defiance High School
Bachelor'sJames Madison University
Master'sJames Madison University
Personal
Birthday08/02/1948
Place of birthStaunton, VA
ProfessionRealtor
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Emmett W. Hanger, Jr. (b. August 2, 1948) is a Republican member of the Virginia State Senate, representing District 24. He was first elected to the chamber in 1995.

Hanger served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1983 to 1992.

Biography

Hanger attended Ft. Defiance High School. Hanger received a B.S. in Management and Economics and an M.B.A. at James Madison University.

Hanger worked in commercial real estate. Previously, Hanger served as a Captain in the Army/National Guard from 1972 to 1983.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Hanger served on the following committees:

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Hanger served on the following committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

Hanger's campaign website lists the following issues:

  • Agriculture
Excerpt: "Agriculture in it’s broadest sense including crop and livestock farming, forestry and the seafood industry have long played a vital role in not only Virginia’s economy, but in defining Virginia traditions and Virginia quality of life."
  • Education
Excerpt: "I am a strong supporter of public education. Judge by my actions rather than my words."
  • Environment
Excerpt: "On issues concerning the environment and conservation I take back seat to no one and consider myself to be a Teddy Roosevelt Republican."
  • Gun Rights
Excerpt: "As a rural legislator, I have long been a leading advocate for the protection of 2nd Amendment rights."
  • Illegal Immigration
Excerpt: "More importantly, the failure to secure our borders jeopardizes our national security. With the federal government failing to do its duty to secure our borders, I believe Virginia must do more to crack down on illegal immigration and I am working hard to make that happen."
  • Social Issues
Excerpt: "Social issues, and in particular, matters of faith, are areas where I cannot compromise. I believe that the dignity of life should be protected and honored from conception until natural death."
  • Tax Reform
Excerpt: "As a conservative Republican, I am a strong advocate for fiscal responsibility, but recognize that the term fiscal responsibility may or may not mean lowering taxes and it may or may not mean reducing spending, but it always should mean providing necessary services in as efficient a manner as is possible and within the constraints of a balanced budget."
  • Transportation
Excerpt: "We need to continue laying plans to address transportation policy in a statewide comprehensive manner. There is no question, based on current policy; that we do not have adequate revenue coming into the Transportation Trust Fund to pay for existing needs. Our planning needs to focus on innovations in mass transit and possible alternatives to traditional construction and maintenance programs."

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Hanger won re-election to District 24 of the Virginia State Senate. He was unchallenged in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[1]

2007

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2007

On Nov. 6, 2007, Hanger won re-election to the 24th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate, defeating opponents David Cox (D) and Arin Sime (L).[2]

Hanger raised $293,579 for his campaign while Cox raised $41,733 and Sime raised $44,887.[3]

Virginia State Senate, District 24 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Emmett Hanger (R) 23,896 65.36%
David Cox (D) 9,757 26.69%
Arin Sime (L) 2,857 7.81%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Hanger received $104,244 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Virginia State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Emmett Hanger's campaign in 2011
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association$10,000
Dominion$6,000
Virginia Senate Republican Caucus$5,051
Virginia Health Care Association$3,000
Opportunity Virginia PAC$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $104,244

2007

Below are Hanger's top five campaign contributors in the 2007 election:

Contributor 2007 total
Leadership for Virginia $55,000
Virginia Wine Wholesalers Association $11,500
Virginia Beer Wholesalers Association $10,500
George Logan $10,000
Emmett Hanger $10,000

Personal

Hanger was born in Staunton, Virginia on August 2, 1948. He is a member of the Church of the Brethren.

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