Harvey Morgan

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Harvey Morgan
Virginia House of Delegates District 98
Incumbent
Assumed office
1980
Current term ends
January 2012
Political party Republican
Profession Professor
Website Harvey Morgan
Harvey Morgan is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 98 since 1980.

He won re-election unopposed in the 2009 general election.[1]

Morgan is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy at the Medical College of Virginia. He previously worked as a pharmacist/Co-Owner of Morgans Drug Store from 1960-1989, and served in the United States Navy from 1955-1957.[2]

He was born in Gloucester, Va. on August 18, 1930. He attended primary and secondary school in Gloucester before going to Hampden-Sydney College, where he graduated with his bachelor's degree. He then attended the School of Pharmacy at the Medical College of Virginia.[3]

Issue positions

Morgan's answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 1999 National Political Awareness Test are available. When asked his priorities, Morgan replied:[4]

  • 1. "Geriatric and long term health care. The most rapidly growing population is the 85+ age group and baby boomers will cause an unprecedented increase in these numbers.
  • 2. Waste management. Continue waste management initiatives aimed to protect the environment, including a definition of regulated medical waste.
  • 3. Tourism. Support the Governor's efforts to boost tourism to move Virginia from 10th to 5th in nation in visitor spending. Specifically, revise marketing to promote nature and eco-tourism in Chesapeake Bay region (e.g. cruising, biking)."

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • HB 1591 Ombudsman, Office of State; created.
  • HB 1592 Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for donations to out-of-state governmental entities.
  • HB 2468 Marijuana; expungement of charges.[5]

Major donors

The top 5 donors to Morgan's 2009 campaign:[6]

Contributor 2009 total
Alpha Natural Resources $5,500
Dominion $4,000
Verizon $2,500
G. Gilmer Minor III $2,500
John M. Moore $2,500

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Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 98
1980–present
Succeeded by
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