Emmett Hanger

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Emmett Hanger
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Virginia Senate District 24
Incumbent
Assumed office
1996
Current term ends
January 11, 2012
Political party Republican
Profession Realtor
Website Senate website
Emmett Hanger has been a Republican member of the Virginia State Senate since 1996, representing the 24th district.

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.

In addition to serving as senator Hanger works in commercial real estate. Previously, Hanger served as a member of the House of Delegates from 1983-92 and a Captain in the Army/National Guard from 1972-83.

Committee assignments

District 24

Hanger represents Virginia Senate District 24. Senate District 24 includes Albemarle County(part), Augusta County, Greene County, Highland County, Lexington, Rockbridge County(part), Rockingham County(part), Staunton, Waynesboro.

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

Hanger is running for re-election to the District 24 seat of the Virginia State Senate. He is unopposed in the August 23 primary and the November 8 general election.

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).[1]

Hanger raised $293,579 for his campaign while Cox raised $41,733 and Sime raised $44,887.[2]

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

Below are Hanger's top 5 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.

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Political offices
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Virginia Senate District 24
1996-present
Succeeded by
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