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  |Name = Harry Blevins
political position  = Virginia Senate District 14 |
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  |Position = Virginia Senate District 14
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  |Tenure = 2001 - August 5, 2013
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}}{{tnr}}'''Harry Blevins''' has been a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Virginia Senate]] since 2001, representing the 14th district.
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{{tnr}}'''Harry Blevins''' is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia State Senate]], representing District 14 from 2001 to 2013. He resigned on August 5, 2013 citing health concerns.<ref>[http://hamptonroads.com/2013/04/sen-harry-blevins-retire-general-assembly ''hamptonroads.com'', "Sen. Harry Blevins to retire from General Assembly," April 4, 2013]</ref>
  
 
Blevins received a B.S. at East Carolina University and a M.Ed. at University of Virginia. Blevins is a retired educator. He is also a member of the Centerville Baptist Church. From 1998-2001 Blevins served on the [[Virginia House of Delegates|House of Delegates]].
 
Blevins received a B.S. at East Carolina University and a M.Ed. at University of Virginia. Blevins is a retired educator. He is also a member of the Centerville Baptist Church. From 1998-2001 Blevins served on the [[Virginia House of Delegates|House of Delegates]].
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Blevins 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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*[[Education and Health Committee, Virginia Senate|Education and Health]]
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*[[Transportation Committee, Virginia Senate|Transportation]]
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*[[Local Government Committee, Virginia Senate|Local Government]]
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Blevins 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]]
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==District 14==
 
==District 14==
Blevins represents Virginia Senate District 14. Senate District 14 includes [[Sunshinereview:Chesapeake, Virginia|Chesapeake]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Virginia Beach, Virginia|Virginia Beach]](part).
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Blevins represents Virginia Senate District 14. Senate District 14 includes [[Chesapeake, Virginia|Chesapeake]](part), [[Virginia Beach, Virginia|Virginia Beach]](part).
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===2011===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia State Senate elections, 2011]]''
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On November 8, 2011, Blevins won re-election to District 14 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>
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On Nov. 6, 2007, Blevins won re-election to the 14th District Seat in the [[Virginia State Senate]], defeating opponent Donald Tabor (L).<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 14]</ref>
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Blevins raised $105,867 for his campaign while Tabor raised $4,382.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2007#results_summary_S 2007 Campaign Spending, Virginia Senate, District 14]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Harry Blevins (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''13,402'''
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| align="center" | 70.82%
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| colspan="2" | Donald Tabor (L)
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| align="right" | 5,455
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| align="center" | 28.82%
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Blevins received $109,774 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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|Chamber = Virginia State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 109,774
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|org1 = Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association
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|org2 = Virginia Senate Republican Caucus
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|org3 = Dominion
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|org4 = Virginia Healthcare Association
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|org5 = Opportunity Virginia PAC
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|orgdonor1 = 9,000
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|orgdonor2 = 7,512
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|orgdonor3 = 6,000
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|orgdonor4 = 4,000
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|orgdonor5 = 2,500
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===2007===
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Below are Blevins' top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
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{| class="wikitable"
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|Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association
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|$3,000
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|[[Virginia Bankers Association]]
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|$3,000
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|Virginia Dental Association
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|Virginia Optometric Association
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|$2,500
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|Dominion (Energy & Natural Resources)
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|$2,500
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Blevins was born in [[Sunshinereview:Elk Park, North Carolina|Elk Park, North Carolina]] on August 22, 1935.  
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Blevins was born in [[Elk Park, North Carolina|Elk Park, North Carolina]] on August 22, 1935.  
  
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.harryblevins.com/ Harry Blevins' personal website]
 
* [http://sov.state.va.us/SenatorDB.nsf/23b0c13df27a5ef585256fc7004febb2/797ab9ce5739fbd885256ae00070224e?OpenDocument Biography from the Virginia Legislature]
 
* [http://sov.state.va.us/SenatorDB.nsf/23b0c13df27a5ef585256fc7004febb2/797ab9ce5739fbd885256ae00070224e?OpenDocument Biography from the Virginia Legislature]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=15420 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=15420 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=15420 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.statesurge.com/members/115198-harry-b-blevins-virginia Sen. Blevins on State Surge]
 
* [http://www.statesurge.com/members/115198-harry-b-blevins-virginia Sen. Blevins on State Surge]
 
* Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19316 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77432 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94903 2007]
 
* Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19316 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77432 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94903 2007]
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Revision as of 17:46, 9 March 2014

Harry Blevins
Harry Blevins.jpg
Virginia Senate District 14
Former Member
In office
2001 - August 5, 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2001
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Date of birth08/22/1935
Place of birthElk Park, NC
ProfessionRetired
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Harry Blevins is a former Republican member of the Virginia State Senate, representing District 14 from 2001 to 2013. He resigned on August 5, 2013 citing health concerns.[1]

Blevins received a B.S. at East Carolina University and a M.Ed. at University of Virginia. Blevins is a retired educator. He is also a member of the Centerville Baptist Church. From 1998-2001 Blevins served on the House of Delegates.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

District 14

Blevins represents Virginia Senate District 14. Senate District 14 includes Chesapeake(part), Virginia Beach(part).

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Blevins won re-election to District 14 of the Virginia State Senate. He was unchallenged in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[2]

2007

On Nov. 6, 2007, Blevins won re-election to the 14th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate, defeating opponent Donald Tabor (L).[3]

Blevins raised $105,867 for his campaign while Tabor raised $4,382.[4]

Virginia State Senate, District 14 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Harry Blevins (R) 13,402 70.82%
Donald Tabor (L) 5,455 28.82%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Blevins received $109,774 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Virginia State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Harry Blevins's campaign in 2011
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association$9,000
Virginia Senate Republican Caucus$7,512
Dominion$6,000
Virginia Healthcare Association$4,000
Opportunity Virginia PAC$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $109,774

2007

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

Contributor 2007 total
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association $3,000
Virginia Bankers Association $3,000
Virginia Dental Association $3,000
Virginia Optometric Association $2,500
Dominion (Energy & Natural Resources) $2,500

Personal

Blevins was born in Elk Park, North Carolina on August 22, 1935.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Randy Fobes
Virginia Senate District 14
2001-August 2013
Succeeded by
John Cosgrove (R)