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 House site
Harvey Morgan is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 98 since 1980.

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.[1]

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.[2]

Issue positions

Morgan's answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 1999 National Political Awareness Test are available. When asked his priorities, Morgan replied:[3]

  • 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.[4]

Elections

2009

In 2009, Morgan was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [5]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 98 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Harvey Morgan (R) 20,178

Campaign donors

2009

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