George Barker

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George Barker
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Virginia Senate District 39
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2012
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$169/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2007
First elected2007
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday08/24/1951
Place of birthEldorado, IL
ProfessionHealth Planner
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
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

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

Barker is running for re-election in the 2011 election for Virginia Senate District 39. He will face Miller Baker in the November 8 general election.

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
Democratic Party of Virginia $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.

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