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  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 53
 
  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 53
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 1992 - Present  
 
  |Tenure = 1992 - Present  
  |Term ends = January 2012
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  |Assumed office = 1992
 
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  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Per diem = $135/day
 
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  |Last election = November 3, 2009
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  |First elected = 1991
 
  |First elected = 1991
 
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Jim Scott''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 53 since 1992.  
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{{TOCnestright}}'''James M. "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.
 
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.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
2010-2012 committees:
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 session, Scott served on the following committees:
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* [[Appropriations Committee, Virginia House|Appropriations]]
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* [[Privileges and Elections Committee, Virginia House|Privileges and Elections]]
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 session, Scott served on the following committees:
 
*[[Privileges and Elections Committee, Virginia House|Privileges and Elections]]
 
*[[Privileges and Elections Committee, Virginia House|Privileges and Elections]]
 
**Elections Subcommittee
 
**Elections Subcommittee
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''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.
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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.<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>
  
 
===2009===
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Scott received $82,605 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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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 82605
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|org4 = Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association
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|org5 = Young, Robert A
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|orgdonor1 = 10,939
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|orgdonor2 = 10,000
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|orgdonor3 = 5,000
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|orgdonor4 = 3,000
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===2009===
 
===2009===
 
The top 5 donors to Scott's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113858 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
 
The top 5 donors to Scott's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113858 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>

Revision as of 12:04, 29 May 2013

Jim Scott
Jim Scott.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 53
Incumbent
In office
1992 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 22
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1991
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Master'sUniversity of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, George Mason University
Personal
Birthday06/11/1938
Place of birthGalax, VA
ProfessionConsultant
ReligionUnited Church of Christ
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
James M. "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

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 session, Scott served on the following 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]

Elections

2011

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]

2009

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

2011

In 2011, Scott received $82,605 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

2009

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

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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1992–present
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