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   |Name = Frank Ruff
 
   |Name = Frank Ruff
 
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   |Status = Incumbent
 
   |Status = Incumbent
 
   |Tenure = 2000 - Present
 
   |Tenure = 2000 - Present
   |Term ends = January 11, 2012
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   |Term ends = January 11, 2016
   |Total terms = 3
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   |Assumed office = 2000
 
   |Political party = Republican
 
   |Political party = Republican
  |Office website = http://sov.state.va.us/SenatorDB.nsf/23b0c13df27a5ef585256fc7004febb2/15328a5257304a8885256aa00071999b?OpenDocument
 
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   |Base salary = $18,000/year
 
   |Base salary = $18,000/year
   |Per diem = $169/day
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   |Per diem = $178/day
 
   |Pension =
 
   |Pension =
   |Last election = November 6, 2007
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   |Last election = [[Virginia State Senate elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
 
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   |First elected = 1999
 
   |First elected = 1999
 
   |Term limits =
 
   |Term limits =
   |Next election = [[Virginia State Senate elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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   |Next election = [[Virginia State Senate elections, 2015|November 3, 2015]]
 
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   |Profession = Business owner
 
   |Profession = Business owner
 
   |Religion = Presbyterian
 
   |Religion = Presbyterian
   |Personal website = http://www.frankmruff.com/
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   |Office website = http://apps.lis.virginia.gov/sfb1/Senate/senatorwebprofile.aspx?id=280
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  |Campaign website = http://www.frankmruff.com/
{{tnr}}'''Frank Ruff''' has been a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Virginia State Senate]] since 2000, representing the 15th district.
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   }}{{tnr}}'''Frank M. Ruff, Jr.''' (b. September 22, 1949) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Virginia State Senate]], representing District 15. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.
  
Ruff attended the University of Richmond. He is a member of the Clarksville Presbyterian Church.  
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Ruff served in the [[Virginia House of Delegates]] from 1994 to 2000.
  
In addition to serving as senator Ruff is a business owner. Previously he served as a member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates|House of Delegates]] from 1994-2000.
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==Biography==
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Ruff attended the University of Richmond. Ruff is a business owner.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Ruff served on the following committees:
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*[[Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee, Virginia Senate|Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources]]
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*[[Finance Committee, Virginia Senate|Finance]]
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*[[General Laws and Technology Committee, Virginia Senate|General Laws and Technology]], ''Chairman
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*[[Local Government Committee, Virginia Senate|Local Government]]
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*[[Rules Committee, Virginia State Senate|Rules]]
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Ruff served on the following committees:
 
*[[Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee, Virginia Senate|Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources]]
 
*[[Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee, Virginia Senate|Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources]]
 
*[[Education and Health Committee, Virginia Senate|Education and Health]]
 
*[[Education and Health Committee, Virginia Senate|Education and Health]]
 
*[[General Laws and Technology Committee, Virginia Senate|General Laws and Technology]]
 
*[[General Laws and Technology Committee, Virginia Senate|General Laws and Technology]]
 
*[[Local Government Committee, Virginia Senate|Local Government]]
 
*[[Local Government Committee, Virginia Senate|Local Government]]
 
==District 15==
 
Ruff represents Virginia Senate District 15. Senate District 15 includes [[Sunshinereview:Amherst County, Virginia|Amherst]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Appomattox County, Virginia|Appomattox]], [[Sunshinereview:Brunswick County, Virginia|Brunswick County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Buckingham County, Virginia|Buckingham County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Charlotte County, Virginia|Charlotte County]], [[Sunshinereview:Cumberland County, Virginia|Cumberland County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Fluvanna County, Virginia|Fluvanna]], [[Sunshinereview:Halifax County, Virginia|Halifax County]], [[Sunshinereview:Lunenburg County, Virginia|Lunenburg County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Mecklenburg County, Virginia|Mecklenburg County]], [[Sunshinereview:Prince Edward County, Virginia|Prince Edward County]].
 
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia State Senate elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia State Senate elections, 2011]]''
  
Ruff is running for re-election to the District 15 seat of the [[Virginia State Senate]].  He won unopposed in the August 23 primary and is running unopposed in the November 8 general election.
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On November 8, 2011, Ruff won re-election to District 15 of the [[Virginia State Senate]].  He was unchallenged in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.<ref>[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2011/EB178FD6-875D-4B0D-A295-900A0482F523/Official/7_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'' - November 2011 General Election Official Results]</ref>
  
 
===2007===
 
===2007===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia State Senate elections, 2007]]''
 
On Nov. 6, 2007, Ruff won re-election to the 15th District Seat in the [[Virginia State Senate]], defeating opponent Bob Wilkerson (D).<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 15]</ref>  
 
On Nov. 6, 2007, Ruff won re-election to the 15th District Seat in the [[Virginia State Senate]], defeating opponent Bob Wilkerson (D).<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 15]</ref>  
  
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
Below are Ruff's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
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===2011===
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In 2011, Ruff received $171,624 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VA&y=2011&f=S&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Virginia State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 171,624
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|total votes =
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|org1 = Virginia Senate Republican Caucus
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|org2 = Dominion
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|org3 = Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association
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|org4 = Alpha Natural Resources
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|org5 = Virginia Health Care Association
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|orgdonor1 = 17,536
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|orgdonor2 = 6,500
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|orgdonor3 = 4,500
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|orgdonor4 = 4,000
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|orgdonor5 = 3,000
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|}}
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===2007===
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Below are Ruff's top five campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
 
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Ruff was born in [[Sunshinereview:Bedford County, Virginia|Bedford County, Virginia]] on September 22, 1949.
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Ruff was born in [[Bedford County, Virginia|Bedford County, Virginia]] on September 22, 1949. He is a member of the Clarksville Presbyterian Church.  
  
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.frankmruff.com/ Sen. Ruff's website]
 
* [http://www.frankmruff.com/ Sen. Ruff's website]
* [http://sov.state.va.us/SenatorDB.nsf/23b0c13df27a5ef585256fc7004febb2/15328a5257304a8885256aa00071999b?OpenDocument Biography from the Virginia Legislature]
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* [http://apps.lis.virginia.gov/sfb1/Senate/senatorwebprofile.aspx?id=280 Biography from the Virginia Legislature]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5188 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5188 Legislative profile from ''Project Vote Smart'']
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5188 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5188 Biography from ''Project Vote Smart'']
 
* Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19666 2001], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19477 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77461 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95067 2007]
 
* Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19666 2001], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19477 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77461 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95067 2007]
  
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Frank Ruff
Frank Ruff.jpg
Virginia Senate District 15
Incumbent
In office
2000 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 14
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$178/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1999
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday09/22/1949
Place of birthBedford, VA
ProfessionBusiness owner
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Frank M. Ruff, Jr. (b. September 22, 1949) is a Republican member of the Virginia State Senate, representing District 15. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.

Ruff served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1994 to 2000.

Biography

Ruff attended the University of Richmond. Ruff is a business owner.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Ruff won re-election to District 15 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, Ruff won re-election to the 15th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate, defeating opponent Bob Wilkerson (D).[2]

Ruff raised $187,226 for his campaign while Wilkerson raised $40,681.[3]

Virginia State Senate, District 15 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Frank Ruff (R) 25,429 58.96%
Bob Wilkerson (D) 17,658 40.94%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Ruff received $171,624 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Virginia State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Frank Ruff's campaign in 2011
Virginia Senate Republican Caucus$17,536
Dominion$6,500
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association$4,500
Alpha Natural Resources$4,000
Virginia Health Care Association$3,000
Total Raised in 2011 $171,624

2007

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

Contributor 2007 total
Virginia Senate Republican Leadership Trust $4,240
Virginia Dental Association $4,000
Dominion (Energy & Natural Resources) $3,500
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Asosication $3,014
Virginia Optometric Association $2,500

Personal

Ruff was born in Bedford County, Virginia on September 22, 1949. He is a member of the Clarksville Presbyterian Church.

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Preceded by
Richard Holland
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