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  |Tenure = January 13, 2010 - Present  
 
  |Tenure = January 13, 2010 - Present  
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  |Base salary = $17,640/year
 
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  |Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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  |Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
 
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  |First elected = November 3, 2009
 
  |First elected = November 3, 2009
 
  |Term limits =
 
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  |Next election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
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  |Next election = November 3, 2015
 
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  |Bachelor's = Midwestern State University, 2007
 
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  |Profession = Small business owner
 
  |Profession = Small business owner
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  |Religion = Christian
  |Office website = http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/403f9e6004a18f8585257535005773b6?OpenDocument
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  |Campaign website = http://www.willmorefield.com/
 
  |Campaign website = http://www.willmorefield.com/
 
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  }}{{TOCnestright}}'''James W. "Will" Morefield''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing [[Virginia House of Delegates District 3|District 3]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2009.
{{TOCnestright}}'''James W. "Will" Morefield''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 3 since 2010.  
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He defeated incumbent [[Dan Bowling]] in the general election on November 3, 2009.<ref>[http://wtop.com/?nid=605 ''WTOP'' 2009 Election Results]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Morefield earned his B.A.S. from Midwestern State University in May 2007. He also attended King College.<ref name=bioPVS/>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2014-2015===
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At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Morefield served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Virginia
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|year = 2014
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|Chamber = House
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|Committee1 =Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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|Chair1=
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|Committee2 = Counties, Cities and Towns
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|Chair2=
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|Committee3 = Militia, Police and Public Safety
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|Chair3=
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|Committee4 =
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|Chair4=
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}}
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===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
In the 2012-2013 session, Morefield served on the following committees:
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Morefield served on the following committees:
* [[Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee, Virginia House|Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources]]
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* [[Counties, Cities and Towns Committee, Virginia House|Counties, Cities and Towns]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee, Virginia House|Militia, Police and Public Safety]]
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|State = Virginia
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|Collapse=Yes
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House
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|Committee1 =Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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|Chair1=
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|Committee2 = Counties, Cities and Towns
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|Chair2=
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|Committee3 = Militia, Police and Public Safety
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|Chair3=
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}}
  
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
In the 2010-2011 session, Morefield served on the following committees:
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Morefield served on the following committees:
* [[Finance Committee, Virginia House|Finance]]
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**Subcommittee #1
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee, Virginia House|Militia, Police and Public Safety]]
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|State = Virginia
* [[Counties, Cities and Towns Committee, Virginia House|Counties, Cities and Towns]]
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|Collapse=Yes
**Subcommittee #1
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|year = 2010
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|Chamber = House
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|Committee1 =Finance
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|Chair1=
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|Committee2 = Militia, Police and Public Safety
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|Chair2=
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|Committee3 = Counties, Cities and Towns
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|Chair3=
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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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Morefield won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 3.  Morefield ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican primary and defeated [[James O'Quinn]] (D) in the general election on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://electionresults.virginia.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=HOD&map=CTY  ''Virginia Board of Elections,'' “Official Results - 2013 General Election," accessed December 2, 2013]</ref>
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{{Election box 2013
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|Chamber= Virginia House of Delegates, District 3 General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Democratic
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|party3= Other
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|winner1 = James Morefield
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|Inc1=Y
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|Inc2=
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|votes1 = 12291
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|candidate2 = James O'Quinn
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|candidate3= Write-in
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|votes2 = 5188
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|votes3=17
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}}
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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, Morefield won re-election to District 3 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He obtained the GOP nomination and defeated [[Russell Vern Presley II]] (D) 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>
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On November 8, 2011, Morefield won re-election to District 3 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He obtained the GOP nomination and defeated [[Russell Vern Presley II]] (D) 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," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
  
On November 3, 2009, Morefield was elected to the 3rd District Seat in the [http://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/Virginia_House_of_Delegates Virginia House of Delegates], defeating Dan Bowling (D).
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On November 3, 2009, Morefield was elected to the 3rd District Seat in the [http://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/Virginia_House_of_Delegates Virginia House of Delegates], defeating incumbent [[Dan Bowling]] (D).
  
Morefield raised $231,799 for his campaign, while Bowling raised $134,078. <ref>[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/elections/167033 Elections History: James Morefield]</ref>
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Morefield raised $231,799 for his campaign, while Bowling raised $134,078.<ref>[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/elections/167033 ''VAP.org'', "Elections History: James Morefield," accessed May 28, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
In 2011, Morefield received $207,583 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>
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In 2011, Morefield received $207,583 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 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2009===
 
===2009===
The top 5 donors to Morefield's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114521 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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The top 5 donors to Morefield's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114521 ''Follow the Money'', "2009 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
 
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==Personal==
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Morefield lives in Cedar Bluff, VA.<ref name=bioPVS>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/112135/james-morefield#.UhzMGj_9Uv8 ''Project Vote Smart'', "James Morefield - Biography," accessed August 27, 2013]</ref>
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==See also==
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*[[Virginia State Legislature]]
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*[[Virginia House of Delegates]]
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*[[Virginia House of Delegates#Standing committees|Virginia House of Delegates Committees]]
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*[[Virginia state legislative districts]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.willmorefield.com/ Official campaign site]
 
*[http://www.willmorefield.com/ Official campaign site]
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/403f9e6004a18f8585257535005773b6?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates bio]
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/89062b7254e6b20185257b64004568d7?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates bio]
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*[http://openstates.org/va/legislators/VAL000106/james-w-morefield/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=112135 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=112135 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=112135 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=112135 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/167033 VA Public Access Project profile]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/167033 VA Public Access Project profile]
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*[http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?121+mbr+H224 Introduced legislation tracker]
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*[http://influenceexplorer.com/politician/james-w-morefield/066c078ac355431d841647ab3d817fa4 Influence Explorer profile]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114521 2009]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114521 2009]
  
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James Morefield
James Morefield.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 3
Incumbent
In office
January 13, 2010 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$170/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 3, 2009
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMidwestern State University, 2007
Personal
ProfessionSmall business owner
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
James W. "Will" Morefield is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 3. He was first elected to the chamber in 2009.

Biography

Morefield earned his B.A.S. from Midwestern State University in May 2007. He also attended King College.[1]

Committee assignments

2014-2015

At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Morefield served on the following committees:

Virginia Committee Assignments, 2014
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
Counties, Cities and Towns
Militia, Police and Public Safety

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Morefield won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 3. Morefield ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican primary and defeated James O'Quinn (D) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[2]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 3 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Morefield Incumbent 70.3% 12,291
     Democratic James O'Quinn 29.7% 5,188
     Other Write-in 0.1% 17
Total Votes 17,496

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Morefield won re-election to District 3 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He obtained the GOP nomination and defeated Russell Vern Presley II (D) in the November 8 general election.[3]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 3 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Morefield Incumbent 59.7% 13,316
     Democratic Russell Vern Presley II 40.3% 8,994
Total Votes 22,310

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

On November 3, 2009, Morefield was elected to the 3rd District Seat in the Virginia House of Delegates, defeating incumbent Dan Bowling (D).

Morefield raised $231,799 for his campaign, while Bowling raised $134,078.[4]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 3 (2009)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png James Morefield (R) 8,656 57.1%
Dan Bowling (D) 6,498 42.9%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Morefield received $207,583 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Morefield's campaign in 2011
Consol Energy$20,000
Virginia Republican Party$18,710
Alpha Natural Resources$18,000
Kilgore For Delegate$13,500
Range Resources Corp$11,500
Total Raised in 2011 $207,583
Total Votes received in 2011 13,316
Cost of each vote received $15.59

2009

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

Contributor 2009 total
Republican Party of Virginia $43,219
Republican State Leadership Cmte $40,000
Kewloff Computer Inc $20,787
Ad-Out Inc $17,032
Jerrys Signs $10,872

Personal

Morefield lives in Cedar Bluff, VA.[1]

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2010-present
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