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Revision as of 17:26, 3 July 2011

Jimmie Massie
Virginia House of Delegates District 72
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Current term ends
January 2012
Political party Republican
Profession Private Equity Investor
Website House site
Jimmie Massie is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 72 since 2008.

He won re-election unopposed in the 2009 general election.[1]

Massie is a private equity investor, and a founder of the Merchant Banking Firm.[2]


Delegate Massie speaking about unions

Issue positions

On his official website Massie lists his views on a number of issues:[3]

  • 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. [4]

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

Campaign donors

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

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References

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