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  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 8
 
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  |Tenure = January 12, 2011 - Present  
 
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{{tnr}}'''Greg Habeeb''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 8.  Habeeb won [[State legislative special elections, 2011#January_11.2C_2011|the special election]] on January 11, 2011.
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{{tnr}}'''Gregory D. "Greg" Habeeb''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 8.  Habeeb won [[State legislative special elections, 2011#January_11.2C_2011|the special election]] on January 11, 2011.
  
Habeeb was raised in Southwest Virginia and graduated from Christianburg High School. He went on to earn his BA and JD from Wake Forest University. Habeeb was recently named one of the Roanoke Valley's top 20 business leaders under 40. He also serves of the board of Big Brothers and Big Sisters and the Adult Committee for Young Life. He is also a member of the West Salem PTA. Greg is married to his wife, Christy. They have three children and are members of the Church of the Holy Spirit in Roanoke.<ref>[http://www.greghabeeb.com/about/ Campaign Site, "About Greg"]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Habeeb earned his BA and JD from Wake Forest University. He is an attorney at '''Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore''' specializing in business litigation.  
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2011====
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*'''Jobs, Taxes & Regulation:'''
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Excerpt: "Our economy is hurting. The national unemployment rate is almost 10% and here in the Commonwealth, tens of thousands of people are still out of work. As a member of the House of Delegates, Greg will fight for policies that will foster private sector job creation. Greg knows that government doesn’t create jobs, but lawmakers in Richmond can make sure our state has an environment friendly to businesses and entrepreneurs..."
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*'''Transparency & Accountability:'''
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Excerpt: "Greg believes government should answer to the people. People should know where and how their tax dollars are being spent. As a member of the House of Delegates, he will make sure our state government is transparent and accountable."
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*'''Conservative Values:'''
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Excerpt: "Greg believes the Constitution means what it says and says what it means... Greg believes our founders were prudent and wise and their work embodied principles of equality and freedom that are just as important today as they were 225 years ago. And just as the founders believed 225 years ago, Greg believes that the right to keep and bear arms should never be taken away from individuals... Greg is committed to protecting conservative values. The sanctity of life and marriage are important parts of Greg’s core principles. When in Richmond, Greg will never forget these principles."
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*'''Education:'''
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Excerpt: "Public education – and the right for parents and students to make choices about their own education – is a fundamental part of making sure the American dream can become a reality for every Virginian. Every Virginian deserves the same opportunities, regardless of race, gender, class, origin or any other factor. Greg believes education is the gateway to those opportunities...Greg’s agenda to address educational challenges includes improving the state’s standards of learning system, creating more charter and magnet schools and allowing local school boards, educators and parents to make the important choices about their children’s education...In addition to public education, Greg believes that families should have the right to educate their children as they see fit.  As such, he will promote policies that foster school choice and create an environment where every student can receive the best education for their unique needs.  This includes improving public education while working to increase access to private schooling or home schooling."
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
2010-2012 committees:
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 session, Habeeb served on the following committees:
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* [[Commerce and Labor Committee, Virginia House|Commerce and Labor]]
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* [[Courts of Justice Committee, Virginia House|Courts of Justice]]
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* [[Transportation Committee, Virginia House|Transportation]]
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 session, Habeeb served on the following committees:
 
* [[Courts of Justice Committee, Virginia House of Representatives]]
 
* [[Courts of Justice Committee, Virginia House of Representatives]]
 
* [[Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee, Virginia House of Representatives]]
 
* [[Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee, Virginia House of Representatives]]
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
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Habeeb is running for re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 8.  Habeeb ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary.  The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
  
 
On November 8, 2011, Habeeb won re-election to District 8 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He was uncontested 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/8_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'' - November 2011 General Election Official Results]</ref>
 
On November 8, 2011, Habeeb won re-election to District 8 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He was uncontested 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/8_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'' - November 2011 General Election Official Results]</ref>
 
==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
 
*'''Jobs, Taxes & Regulation:'''
 
Excerpt: "Our economy is hurting. The national unemployment rate is almost 10% and here in the Commonwealth, tens of thousands of people are still out of work. As a member of the House of Delegates, Greg will fight for policies that will foster private sector job creation. Greg knows that government doesn’t create jobs, but lawmakers in Richmond can make sure our state has an environment friendly to businesses and entrepreneurs..."
 
 
*'''Transparency & Accountability:'''
 
Excerpt: "Greg believes government should answer to the people. People should know where and how their tax dollars are being spent. As a member of the House of Delegates, he will make sure our state government is transparent and accountable."
 
 
*'''Conservative Values:'''
 
Excerpt: "Greg believes the Constitution means what it says and says what it means... Greg believes our founders were prudent and wise and their work embodied principles of equality and freedom that are just as important today as they were 225 years ago. And just as the founders believed 225 years ago, Greg believes that the right to keep and bear arms should never be taken away from individuals... Greg is committed to protecting conservative values. The sanctity of life and marriage are important parts of Greg’s core principles. When in Richmond, Greg will never forget these principles."
 
 
*'''Education:'''
 
Excerpt: "Public education – and the right for parents and students to make choices about their own education – is a fundamental part of making sure the American dream can become a reality for every Virginian. Every Virginian deserves the same opportunities, regardless of race, gender, class, origin or any other factor. Greg believes education is the gateway to those opportunities...Greg’s agenda to address educational challenges includes improving the state’s standards of learning system, creating more charter and magnet schools and allowing local school boards, educators and parents to make the important choices about their children’s education...In addition to public education, Greg believes that families should have the right to educate their children as they see fit.  As such, he will promote policies that foster school choice and create an environment where every student can receive the best education for their unique needs.  This includes improving public education while working to increase access to private schooling or home schooling."
 
  
 
====Candidate Forum====
 
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==Elections==
 
 
===2011===
 
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Habeeb defeated [[Ginger Mumpower]] (D) in the January 11, 2011 special election to [[Virginia House of Delegates]] District 8.<ref name="va1">[http://www.wset.com/Global/story.asp?S=13826770 ''WSET TV'' "Stanley, Habeeb Win in Special Election," January 11, 2011]</ref>
 
Habeeb defeated [[Ginger Mumpower]] (D) in the January 11, 2011 special election to [[Virginia House of Delegates]] District 8.<ref name="va1">[http://www.wset.com/Global/story.asp?S=13826770 ''WSET TV'' "Stanley, Habeeb Win in Special Election," January 11, 2011]</ref>
  
==Campaign funds==
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==Campaign donors==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
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In 2011, Habeeb received $219,845 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VA&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
  
Habeeb has raised $138,018 in campaign funds. His opponent, [[Ginger Mumpower]] (D), has raised $26,702.<ref>[http://voices.washingtonpost.com/virginiapolitics/2011/01/republicans_outraise_opponents.html ''Washington Post,'' "Republicans outraise opponents for Virginia special elections," January 3, 2011]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Virginia House of Delegates
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 219845
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|total votes =
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|org1 = Opportunity Virginia PAC
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|org2 = Dominion Leadership Trust
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|org3 = House Republican Campaign Cmte Inc
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|org4 = The Leadership PAC
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|org5 = Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
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|orgdonor1 = 11,000
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|orgdonor2 = 9,987
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|orgdonor3 = 8,207
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|orgdonor4 = 8,053
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|orgdonor5 = 8,000
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|}}
  
==Contact==
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==Personal==
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Habeeb and his wife, Christy, have three children. They currently reside in Salem, Virginia. He serves on the board of Big Brothers and Big Sisters and the Adult Committee for Young Life. Habeeb is also a member of the West Salem PTA.
  
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'''Phone:''' 540-915-2962
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'''Email:''' greg@greghabeeb.com
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==Personal==
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Habeeb and his wife, Christy, have three children.
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.greghabeeb.com Campaign Site]
 
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/6ba6c7d6321dfabf85256c0d0051d316/3553f203da6795e185257535005773b9?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates-Rep. Habeeb]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=128728 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=128728 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=128728 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=128728 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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Greg Habeeb
Greg Habeeb.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 8
Incumbent
In office
January 12, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedJanuary 11, 2011
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWake Forest University
J.D.Wake Forest University
Personal
Birthday06/15/1976
Place of birthSyracuse, NY
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Gregory D. "Greg" Habeeb is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 8. Habeeb won the special election on January 11, 2011.

Biography

Habeeb earned his BA and JD from Wake Forest University. He is an attorney at Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore specializing in business litigation.

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

  • Jobs, Taxes & Regulation:

Excerpt: "Our economy is hurting. The national unemployment rate is almost 10% and here in the Commonwealth, tens of thousands of people are still out of work. As a member of the House of Delegates, Greg will fight for policies that will foster private sector job creation. Greg knows that government doesn’t create jobs, but lawmakers in Richmond can make sure our state has an environment friendly to businesses and entrepreneurs..."

  • Transparency & Accountability:

Excerpt: "Greg believes government should answer to the people. People should know where and how their tax dollars are being spent. As a member of the House of Delegates, he will make sure our state government is transparent and accountable."

  • Conservative Values:

Excerpt: "Greg believes the Constitution means what it says and says what it means... Greg believes our founders were prudent and wise and their work embodied principles of equality and freedom that are just as important today as they were 225 years ago. And just as the founders believed 225 years ago, Greg believes that the right to keep and bear arms should never be taken away from individuals... Greg is committed to protecting conservative values. The sanctity of life and marriage are important parts of Greg’s core principles. When in Richmond, Greg will never forget these principles."

  • Education:

Excerpt: "Public education – and the right for parents and students to make choices about their own education – is a fundamental part of making sure the American dream can become a reality for every Virginian. Every Virginian deserves the same opportunities, regardless of race, gender, class, origin or any other factor. Greg believes education is the gateway to those opportunities...Greg’s agenda to address educational challenges includes improving the state’s standards of learning system, creating more charter and magnet schools and allowing local school boards, educators and parents to make the important choices about their children’s education...In addition to public education, Greg believes that families should have the right to educate their children as they see fit. As such, he will promote policies that foster school choice and create an environment where every student can receive the best education for their unique needs. This includes improving public education while working to increase access to private schooling or home schooling."

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Habeeb is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 8. Habeeb ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Habeeb won re-election to District 8 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[1]

Candidate Forum

Habeeb and his opponent, Ginger Mumpower (D), participated in a debate on January 3, 2010, discussing taxes, education, and passenger rail.[2]

The following are clips from the forum:


Habeeb and Mumpower on the Tea Party[3]

Candidates on what they will bring to the house[4]











2011

See also: State legislative special elections, 2011; Virginia state legislative special elections, 2011

Habeeb defeated Ginger Mumpower (D) in the January 11, 2011 special election to Virginia House of Delegates District 8.[5]

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Habeeb received $219,845 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Greg Habeeb's campaign in 2011
Opportunity Virginia PAC$11,000
Dominion Leadership Trust$9,987
House Republican Campaign Cmte Inc$8,207
The Leadership PAC$8,053
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association$8,000
Total Raised in 2011 $219,845

Personal

Habeeb and his wife, Christy, have three children. They currently reside in Salem, Virginia. He serves on the board of Big Brothers and Big Sisters and the Adult Committee for Young Life. Habeeb is also a member of the West Salem PTA.

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