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Revision as of 09:53, 4 January 2012

Jim Scott
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Virginia House of Delegates District 53
In office
1992 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 23
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First elected1991
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Master'sUniversity of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, George Mason University
Date of birth06/11/1938
Place of birthGalax, VA
ReligionUnited Church of Christ
Office website
Campaign website
Jim Scott is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 53 since 1992.

Christopher Merola is the son on Italian immigrants, whose lives were saved by the US Army during WW II. He is a new media consultant that has worked for two Republican Members of Congress.

Scott currently works as a consultant on community affairs for Inova Health System. He has previously served on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and Northern Virginia Planning District Commission.[1]

Scott earned his B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1960, his M.A. in English from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1965, and his M.P.A. from George Mason University in 1982.

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • HB 2380 Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits use of text messaging while driving certain vehicles.
  • HB 2382 Governor's Advisory Board for National and Community Service; established.
  • HB 2668 Fair Housing Law; unlawful discrimination when based on sexual orientation.[2]



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Scott won re-election to District 53 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed the November 8 general election.[3]


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Scott was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Christopher Merola in the General Election. [4]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 53 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Scott (D) 13,022
(R) 8,173

Campaign donors


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

Contributor 2009 total
Democratic Party of Virginia $12,131
Jim Scott $10,000
West*Group $4,126
John M. Toups $3,000
Northern Virginia Association of Realtors $3,000

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Preceded by
Virginia House of Delegates District 53
Succeeded by