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Jeion Ward

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Jeion Ward
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Virginia House of Delegates District 92
In office
2004 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 11
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First elected2003
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
High schoolWarwick High School, 1972
Bachelor'sChristopher Newport University, 1995
Date of birth01/06/1954
Place of birthNewport News, VA
Office website
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Jeion A. Ward is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 92. She was first elected to the chamber in 2004.


Ward earned her B.A. from Christopher Newport University in 1995. She served as President of the Hampton Federation of Teachers, and is a middle school teacher at Hampton City Schools.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Virginia Committee Assignments, 2014
Commerce and Labor
General laws


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


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


  • HB 2481 Machine guns; requires any registrant to notify Superintendent of State Police of change of address.
  • HB 2486 Emergency custody; authority of law-enforcement officer.
  • HB 2500 'A Place of My Own' Program; Department of Social Services to develop.[2]

Campaign themes


Ward's answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2005 National Political Awareness Test are available. The test provides a candidate's overview of the issues. Ward did not answer the question asking her top priorities.[3]

Delegate Ward speaking on women's health



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Ward won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 92. Ward ran unopposed in the June 11 Democratic Primary. She was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[4]


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Ward won re-election to District 92 of the Virginia House of Delegates. She was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[5]


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Ward was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates.[6]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 92 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jeion Ward (D) 11,443

Campaign donors


In 2011, Ward received $90,247 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jeion Ward's campaign in 2011
J Ward For Delegate$9,990
Virginia Democratic Party$6,337
Virginia Bankers Association$3,500
Gallaer, Rick$2,000
Total Raised in 2011 $90,247


Listed below are the top five donors to Ward's 2009 campaign:[8]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Bankers Association $3,831
Virginia Automobile and Truck Dealers Association $3,500
Virginia AFL-CIO $3,500
Dominion $3,500
Virginia Legislative Black Caucus $2,500


Ward and her husband, James, have three children.

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