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Revision as of 09:53, 4 January 2012

Jimmie Massie
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Virginia House of Delegates District 72
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First elected2007
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Virginia
Personal
Birthday05/03/1958
Place of birthNorfolk, VA
ProfessionPrivate Equity Investor
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jimmie Massie is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 72 since 2008.

Massie is a private equity investor, and a founder of the Merchant Banking Firm.[1] He earned his B.A. in economics from the University of Virginia in 1980.

Issue positions

On his official website Massie lists his views on a number of issues:[2]

  • Improving schools - "supports an education plan to require that at least 65% of the state education budget is spent on direct instructional classroom services...This plan would increase classroom spending in Virginia by $393 million dollars a year without raising taxes." Also supports merit based pay and bonuses.
  • Lower Taxes and Spending - Massie pledges to be "a voice for fiscal discipline and will propose ways to reduce wasteful spending."
  • Fighting Crime - Massie "will work to pass tough anti-crime laws that keep violent criminals where they belong - behind bars."
  • Traditional Values - "He was a leader in the movement to pass the marriage amendment to the Virginia Constitution which guarantees that Virginia will only recognize marriage as between one man and one woman."

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • HB 1966 Business Assistance, Department of; eliminates Department & transfers its duties.
  • HB 1967 Taxpayer Surplus Relief Fund; established to provide tax relief.
  • HB 1969 Administrative Process Act; required review of feasibility of electronic submission. [3]

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Massie won re-election to District 72 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[4]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Massie was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [5]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 72 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jimmie Massie (R) 20,058

Delegate Massie speaking about unions

Campaign donors

2009

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

Contributor 2009 total
James P. Massey III $50,000
Altria $5,500
Richmond Realtors Association $4,500
Dominion $4,500
CB Robertson III $4,000

Personal

Massie and his wife, Elizabeth, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 72
2008–present
Succeeded by
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