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}}{{tnr}}'''John Barsa''' was a 2011 [[Republican]] candidate for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011#District 44|District 44]] of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
  
Barsa is running in the 2011 election for [[Virginia House of Delegates]] District 44.  He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and will face incumbent [[Scott Surovell]] (D) and [[Joseph Glean]] (I) in the November 8 general election.
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Barsa ran in the 2011 election for [[Virginia House of Delegates]] District 44.  He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and faced incumbent [[Scott Surovell]] (D) and [[Joseph Glean]] (I) in the November 8 general election. Surovell defeated Barsa and Glean in the 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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|Chamber= Virginia House of Delegates, District 44 General Election
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|party1= Democratic
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|party2= Republican
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|winner1 = Scott Surovell
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|votes1 = 8738
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|candidate2 = John Barsa
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|votes2 = 5742
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|candidate3 = Joseph A. Glean
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|votes3 = 223
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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Barsa's website lists the following:
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*'''Jobs
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Excerpt: "To increase the number of taxpayers in our community, Virginia needs greater incentives for businesses to open shop in our neighborhoods. The Route 1 corridor is ripe for economic improvement if action is taken to incentivize businesses. Tax incentives and streamlined processes for business to open in areas similar to the Route 1 Corridor is one path to greater employment and thus greater revenues for the state from a healthier tax base."
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*'''Transportation
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Excerpt: "Part of John’s plan is to work to address the current transportation funding formula so that Northern Virginia and other similarly challenged communities get more of their tax dollars back from Richmond. The increased productivity and economic development initiatives that would result from a more efficient traffic system demonstrate that investments in transportation infrastructure are well worth the cost."
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*'''Education
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Excerpt: "John is dedicated to keeping Virginia’s schools the best in the country. In order to maintain this level of achievement, John supports innovative and cutting edge programs from kindergarten through the collegiate level. John supports listening to the teachers and administrators that are in the schools every day and providing them the tools they need."
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==Personal==
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Barsa and his wife, Lisa, have two children.
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==External links==
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{{submit a leg link}}
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* [http://www.votebarsa.com/ Campaign website]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=134678 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/John-Barsa-for-Delegate-wwwvotebarsacom/220718867980867 John Barsa on Facebook]
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==References==
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{{Virginia House of Delegates}}
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{{Virginia}}
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[[Category:Republican Party]]
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[[Category:House of Representatives candidate, 2011]]
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[[Category:2011 challenger]]
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[[Category:2011 primary (winner)]]
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[[Category:2011 general election (defeated)]]

Revision as of 08:23, 20 December 2011

John Barsa
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Candidate for
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PartyRepublican
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Service/branchU.S. Army Special Forces
Years of service10
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John Barsa was a 2011 Republican candidate for District 44 of the Virginia House of Delegates.

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

Barsa ran in the 2011 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 44. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and faced incumbent Scott Surovell (D) and Joseph Glean (I) in the November 8 general election. Surovell defeated Barsa and Glean in the general election.[1]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 44 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngScott Surovell Incumbent 59.4% 8,738
     Republican John Barsa 39.1% 5,742
     Independent Joseph A. Glean 1.5% 223
Total Votes 14,703

Issues

Campaign themes

Barsa's website lists the following:

  • Jobs

Excerpt: "To increase the number of taxpayers in our community, Virginia needs greater incentives for businesses to open shop in our neighborhoods. The Route 1 corridor is ripe for economic improvement if action is taken to incentivize businesses. Tax incentives and streamlined processes for business to open in areas similar to the Route 1 Corridor is one path to greater employment and thus greater revenues for the state from a healthier tax base."

  • Transportation

Excerpt: "Part of John’s plan is to work to address the current transportation funding formula so that Northern Virginia and other similarly challenged communities get more of their tax dollars back from Richmond. The increased productivity and economic development initiatives that would result from a more efficient traffic system demonstrate that investments in transportation infrastructure are well worth the cost."

  • Education

Excerpt: "John is dedicated to keeping Virginia’s schools the best in the country. In order to maintain this level of achievement, John supports innovative and cutting edge programs from kindergarten through the collegiate level. John supports listening to the teachers and administrators that are in the schools every day and providing them the tools they need."

Personal

Barsa and his wife, Lisa, have two children.

External links

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References