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}}{{tnr}}'''James A. "Jay" Leftwich, Jr.''' is a [[Republican]] representative-elect for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013#District 78|District 78]] of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''James A. "Jay" Leftwich, Jr.''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 78. He was first elected to the chamber in 2013.
  
 
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*[http://virginiageneralassembly.gov/house/members/members.php?id=H0262 Del. Leftwich's website]
 
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Revision as of 18:43, 14 January 2014

Jay Leftwich
JayLeftwich.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates, District 78
Incumbent
In office
January 8, 2014
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 0
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 5, 2013
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Chairman, Chesapeake School Board
Education
Bachelor'sJames Madison University, 1985
J.D.T.C. Williams School of Law, 1988
Personal
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
James A. "Jay" Leftwich, Jr. is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 78. He was first elected to the chamber in 2013.

Biography

Leftwich graduated from James Madison University in 1985 and T.C. Williams School of Law with a J.D. in 1988. He is a lawyer.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Leftwich won election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 78. Leftwich entered the race after the June 11 Republican primary to fill the vacancy left on the ballot by incumbent John Cosgrove (R), who left the race to serve in the Virginia State Senate. He defeated Linda Bryant (D) and Dan J. Foster (L) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[2][3]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 78 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJay Leftwich 57.1% 13,770
     Democratic Linda Bryant 39.1% 9,430
     Libertarian Dan J. Foster 3.7% 889
     Other Write-in 0.1% 23
Total Votes 24,112

Endorsements

2013

In 2013, Leftwich’s endorsements included the following:

  • The Virginia Farm Bureau[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Cosgrove (R)
Virginia House of Delegates District 78
2014-Present
Succeeded by
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