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Henry Marsh

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Henry Marsh
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Virginia Senate District 16
Incumbent
In office
1992 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 23
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$178/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1991
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Place of birthRichmond, VA
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Henry L. Marsh III has been a Democratic member of the Virginia State Senate, representing District 16. He was first elected to the chamber in 1991.

Biography

Marsh received a A.B. in Sociology at Virginia Union University and a LL.B. at Howard University. March is an attorney at law.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

Marsh's website lists the following issues:

  • Public Education and Higher Education
  • Affordable, Quality Medical & Dental Care
  • Public Safety
  • Economic Growth and Job Opportunities
  • Affordable Housing
  • Reform of Payday Lending
  • Transportation (Including Mass Transit and Roads)

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Marsh won re-election to District 16 of the Virginia State Senate. He was unchallenged in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[1]

Virginia State Senate, District 16 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Marsh 69.3% 16,711
     Independent Preston Brown 30.7% 7,391
Total Votes 24,102

2007

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2007

On Nov. 6, 2007, Marsh won re-election to the 16th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate, defeating opponent Robert Owens (I).[2]

Marsh raised $100,547 for his campaign while Owens raised $6,207.[3]

Virginia State Senate, District 16 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Henry Marsh (D) 11,186 66.63%
Robert Owens (I) 5,557 33.10%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Marsh received $184,747 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Virginia State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Henry Marsh's campaign in 2011
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association$24,500
Dominion$10,000
Allen Allen Allen & Allen$10,000
Virginia Automobile Dealers Association$7,750
Virginia Bankers Association$7,149
Total Raised in 2011 $184,747
Total Votes received in 2011 16,711
Cost of each vote received $11.06

2007

Below are Marsh's top five campaign contributors in the 2007 election:

Contributor 2007 total
Virginia State Legislative Black Caucus $7,500
Dominion (Energy & Natural Resources) $4,000
Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Association $3,500
Home Builders Association of Virginia $3,500
Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association $2,500

Personal

Marsh was born in Richmond, Virginia. March is also a member of the Methodist Church.

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