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Barker represents Virginia Senate District 39. Senate District 39 includes [[Sunshinereview:Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Prince William County, Virginia|Prince William County]](part).
 
Barker represents Virginia Senate District 39. Senate District 39 includes [[Sunshinereview:Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Prince William County, Virginia|Prince William County]](part).
  
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On Nov. 6, 2007, Barker won election to the 39th District Seat in the [[Virginia State Senate]], defeating opponent Jay O'Brien (R).<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 39]</ref>
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Baker raised $976,911 for his campaign while O'Brien raised $893,431.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2007#results_summary_S 2007 Campaign Spending, Virginia Senate, District 39]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''George Barker (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''19,892'''
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| align="center" | 50.92%
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| colspan="2" | J.K. "Jay" O'Brien (R)
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| align="right" | 19,131
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| align="center" | 48.97%
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Below are Barker's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
 
Below are Barker's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
 
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* [http://www.senatorbarker.com/ Sen. Barker's website]
 
* [http://www.senatorbarker.com/ Sen. Barker's website]
 
* Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94898 2007]
 
* Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94898 2007]
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Revision as of 15:37, 25 June 2010

George Barker
George Barker.jpg
Virginia Senate District 39
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Current term ends
2012
Political party Democrat
Profession Health Planner
Website Official website
George Barker has been a Democratic member of the Virginia State Senate since 2008, representing the 39th district.

Barker received a A.B at Harvard College and M.S. at Harvard University. Barker is a member of the Fairfax Presbyterian church.

In addition to serving as senator Barker works as a health planner.

Committee assignments

District 39

Barker represents Virginia Senate District 39. Senate District 39 includes Fairfax County(part), Prince William County(part).

Elections

2007

On Nov. 6, 2007, Barker won election to the 39th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate, defeating opponent Jay O'Brien (R).[1]

Baker raised $976,911 for his campaign while O'Brien raised $893,431.[2]

Virginia State Senate, District 39 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png George Barker (D) 19,892 50.92%
J.K. "Jay" O'Brien (R) 19,131 48.97%

Campaign donors

Below are Barker's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:

Contributor 2007 total
Virginia Democratic Party $281,419
Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus $76,900
Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee $50,000
Moving Virginia Forward $50,000
Rappaport Companies $32,500

Personal

Barker was born in Eldorado, Illinois on August 24, 1951.

External links

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Jay O'Brien
Virginia Senate District 39
2008-present
Succeeded by
NA