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}}{{tnr}} '''Glenn Davis''' {{2013is}} a [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|District 84]] of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].<ref>[http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/Files/Cast%20Your%20Ballot/Candidate%20List/Official%20List%20of%2011_5_13%20House%20of%20Delegates%20Candidates%20by%20District.pdf ''Virginia State Board of Elections'', "2013 Official Candidates List for House of Delegates by District", Accessed July 11, 2013]</ref>
 
}}{{tnr}} '''Glenn Davis''' {{2013is}} a [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|District 84]] of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].<ref>[http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/Files/Cast%20Your%20Ballot/Candidate%20List/Official%20List%20of%2011_5_13%20House%20of%20Delegates%20Candidates%20by%20District.pdf ''Virginia State Board of Elections'', "2013 Official Candidates List for House of Delegates by District", Accessed July 11, 2013]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Davis graduated from Green Run High School. He started his own telecommunications management firm in 1999, merging with another company to create Comverge, Inc. in 2002. His business acquired the national IT company Geeks on Call. Davis has also worked to mentor and consult other businesses.<ref name=bio>[http://www.glennrdavis.com/about-glenn/ ''Glenn Davis'', "About Glenn," accessed September 18, 2013]</ref>
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Davis was elected to the Virginia Beach City Council in 2008.<ref name=bio/>
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2013====
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Davis’s website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://www.glennrdavis.com/issues/ ''Glenn Davis'', "Issues," accessed September 18, 2013]</ref>
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*'''Virginia Job Creation
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:Excerpt: "In the House of Delegates, Glenn Davis will continue to help small businesses succeed by limiting regulations, making it easier to expand and hire while attracting new businesses to relocate here. Today, investing in new business technology means higher annual property taxes for a business.  Glenn Davis believes that encouraging businesses to reinvest in technology will increase their productivity and lead to a more skilled workforce trained on the newest technology.  By making a property tax category specific to technology equipment and allowing cities and counties the option to exempt business property taxes on that equipment, we will attract higher paying jobs and make Virginian’s the most skilled workforce in the country."
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*'''Energy Independence
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:Excerpt: "Glenn Davis supports environmentally responsible exploration and drilling for oil and natural gas as well as expanding our capacity for nuclear power in Virginia."
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*'''21st Century Education
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:Excerpt: "Glenn knows that education funding can get lost in bureaucratic budgets and red tape.  Glenn’s focus is on making sure education dollars reach the teachers and classrooms where it can make a difference.  Glenn supports the idea that Virginia classrooms be the focus of education investment.  Glenn also supports using the communication tools of the 21st century to help make learning more effective."
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*'''Protecting the Second Amendment
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:Excerpt: "While recent events are tragic, our response should not be an all-out attack on the Second Amendment, but rather a focused effort on changes that would actually prevent events like those from happening again."
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*'''Life & Family
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:Excerpt: "Glenn recognizes that good and reasonable people may disagree on this issue, but he believes in the sanctity of human life.  More importantly, Glenn believes that we should make more easily available the ability for a woman to place a child into a warm, loving home with parents that have been looking to welcome a baby into their family. By making the adoption process more streamlined, women can be more confident that their babies will not end up lost, growing up inside a governmental system, but rather in a loving home, allowing not only their child to live their dreams, but also allowing loving couples to reach theirs."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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Davis is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 84.  Davis ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
 
Davis is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 84.  Davis ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
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==Endorsements==
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===2013===
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In 2013, Davis’s [http://www.glennrdavis.com/endorsements-testimonials/ endorsements] included the following:<ref>[http://www.glennrdavis.com/endorsements-testimonials/ ''Glenn Davis'', "Endorsements and Testimonials," accessed September 18, 2013]</ref>
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* [http://www.glennrdavis.com/police-supervisors-association-endorses-glenn-davis/ Virginia Beach Police Supervisors’ Association]
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* [http://www.glennrdavis.com/virginias-realtors-farmers-and-firefighters-endorse-glenn-davis-for-delegate/ Virginia Beach Firefighter’s Union]
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* Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms
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* [http://www.glennrdavis.com/lt-gov-bill-bolling-endorses-glenn-davis-for-delegate/ Lieutenant Governor] [[Bill Bolling]]
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* Delegate [[Barry Knight]]
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==Personal==
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Davis and his wife, Chelle, live in Virginia Beach, VA.<ref name=bioPVS>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/114376/glenn-davis-jr#.Ujnm2T8pYbM ''Project Vote Smart'', "Glenn Davis - Biography," accessed September 9, 2013]</ref>
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==Additional reading==
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* [http://www.virginianewssource.com/VNS/gdavis_092408.html ''Virginian News Source'', "Converations with the Candidates," September 24, 2008]
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* [http://insidebiz.com/blogs/davis-running-house-seat ''Inside Business'', "Davis running for House seat," March 5, 2013]
  
 
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.glennrdavis.com/ Campaign website]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Glenn-R-Davis/149005485262664?directed_target_id=0 Candidate Facebook page]
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/114376/glenn-davis-jr#.Ujnm2T8pYbM ''Project Vote Smart'' profile]
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*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/84659 ''Virginia Public Access Project'' profile]
  
 
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Revision as of 12:29, 18 September 2013

Glenn Davis
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Candidate for
Virginia House of Delegates, District 84
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolGreen Run High School
Personal
ProfessionBusinessman
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Glenn Davis was a 2013 Republican candidate for District 84 of the Virginia House of Delegates.[1]

Biography

Davis graduated from Green Run High School. He started his own telecommunications management firm in 1999, merging with another company to create Comverge, Inc. in 2002. His business acquired the national IT company Geeks on Call. Davis has also worked to mentor and consult other businesses.[2]

Davis was elected to the Virginia Beach City Council in 2008.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

Davis’s website highlighted the following campaign themes:[3]

  • Virginia Job Creation
Excerpt: "In the House of Delegates, Glenn Davis will continue to help small businesses succeed by limiting regulations, making it easier to expand and hire while attracting new businesses to relocate here. Today, investing in new business technology means higher annual property taxes for a business. Glenn Davis believes that encouraging businesses to reinvest in technology will increase their productivity and lead to a more skilled workforce trained on the newest technology. By making a property tax category specific to technology equipment and allowing cities and counties the option to exempt business property taxes on that equipment, we will attract higher paying jobs and make Virginian’s the most skilled workforce in the country."
  • Energy Independence
Excerpt: "Glenn Davis supports environmentally responsible exploration and drilling for oil and natural gas as well as expanding our capacity for nuclear power in Virginia."
  • 21st Century Education
Excerpt: "Glenn knows that education funding can get lost in bureaucratic budgets and red tape. Glenn’s focus is on making sure education dollars reach the teachers and classrooms where it can make a difference. Glenn supports the idea that Virginia classrooms be the focus of education investment. Glenn also supports using the communication tools of the 21st century to help make learning more effective."
  • Protecting the Second Amendment
Excerpt: "While recent events are tragic, our response should not be an all-out attack on the Second Amendment, but rather a focused effort on changes that would actually prevent events like those from happening again."
  • Life & Family
Excerpt: "Glenn recognizes that good and reasonable people may disagree on this issue, but he believes in the sanctity of human life. More importantly, Glenn believes that we should make more easily available the ability for a woman to place a child into a warm, loving home with parents that have been looking to welcome a baby into their family. By making the adoption process more streamlined, women can be more confident that their babies will not end up lost, growing up inside a governmental system, but rather in a loving home, allowing not only their child to live their dreams, but also allowing loving couples to reach theirs."

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Davis is running in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 84. Davis ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.

Endorsements


Glenn Davis speaking at a campaign event

2013

In 2013, Davis’s endorsements included the following:[4]

Personal

Davis and his wife, Chelle, live in Virginia Beach, VA.[5]

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