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  |Name = Jim Scott
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  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 53
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  website             = [http://www.delegatejimscott.com/ Delegate Jim Scott] |
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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 former [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 53 from 1992 to 2014.  
  
He won re-election in 2009, defeating a feisty Republican challenger [[Christopher Merola]] in the general election.<ref>[http://wtop.com/?nid=605 ''WTOP'' 2009 Election Results]</ref>
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Scott did not seek re-election in 2013. His seat was filled by [[Democrat]] [[Marcus Simon]].
  
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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Scott served on the [[Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax County]] Board of Supervisors and Northern Virginia Planning District Commission.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5190 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Scott]</ref>
  
Scott currently works as a consultant on community affairs for Inova Health System.  He has previously served on the [[sunshinereview:Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax County]] Board of Supervisors and Northern Virginia Planning District Commission.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5190 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Scott]</ref>
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==Biography==
 
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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. His professional experience includes working as a Consultant on Community Affairs for Inova Health System.
==Issue positions==
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For all of 2009, and currently in 2010, the "Issues" and "Community Service" sections of Scott's official website have been blank.  Scott's Republican challenger, Christopher Merola, took issue with Scott's apathetic approach to updating his own web site pages. There is a label on the pages that claims they are "under construction."
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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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* HB 2668 Fair Housing Law; unlawful discrimination when based on sexual orientation.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H86C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
 
* HB 2668 Fair Housing Law; unlawful discrimination when based on sexual orientation.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H86C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
  
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===2011===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
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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>
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===2009===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
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In 2009, Scott was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Christopher Merola in the General Election. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2009#results_summary_H Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Jim Scott (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''13,022'''
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| colspan="2" | (R)
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| align="right" | 8,173
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==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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|Chamber = Virginia House of Delegates
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 82605
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|org1 = Virginia Democratic Party
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|org2 = Scott, Jim
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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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|orgdonor5 = 2,500
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===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>
 
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|Northern Virginia Association of Realtors
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|Northern [[Virginia Association of Realtors]]
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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{{submit a leg link}}
 
*[http://www.delegatejimscott.com/ Delegate Jim Scott official website]
 
*[http://www.delegatejimscott.com/ Delegate Jim Scott official website]
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/23faca12e986ed2b85257535005773e6?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Scott]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5190 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5190 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5190 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113858 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95074 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77383&PHPSESSID=f59ee3edae34607116307549601f0a96 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=4652&PHPSESSID=f59ee3edae34607116307549601f0a96 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=1742&PHPSESSID=f59ee3edae34607116307549601f0a96 1999]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113858 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95074 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77383&PHPSESSID=f59ee3edae34607116307549601f0a96 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=4652&PHPSESSID=f59ee3edae34607116307549601f0a96 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=1742&PHPSESSID=f59ee3edae34607116307549601f0a96 1999]
 
*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/jmscott/ Richmond Sunlight profile]
 
*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/jmscott/ Richmond Sunlight profile]
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Revision as of 18:32, 14 January 2014

Jim Scott
Jim Scott.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 53
Former Member
In office
1992 - 2014
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1991
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
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
James M. "Jim" Scott is a former Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 53 from 1992 to 2014.

Scott did not seek re-election in 2013. His seat was filled by Democrat Marcus Simon.

Scott served on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and Northern Virginia Planning District Commission.[1]

Biography

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. His professional experience includes working as a Consultant on Community Affairs for Inova Health System.

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]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Scott's campaign in 2011
Virginia Democratic Party$10,939
Scott, Jim$10,000
Scott, Jim$5,000
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association$3,000
Young, Robert A$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $82,605

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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Political offices
Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 53
1992–2014
Succeeded by
Marcus Simon (D)