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John Cosgrove

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John Cosgrove
Virginia House of Delegates District 78
Incumbent
Assumed office
2002
Current term ends
January 2012
Political party Republican
Profession Aerospace Engineer
Website House site
John Cosgrove is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 78 since 2002.

Since 1987 Cosgrove has worked as an Aerospace Engineering Officer with United States Navy Reserves. He served on the Chesapeake City Council from 1998-2000, and as Vice-Mayor from 2000-2001.[1]

Issue positions

Cosgrove's official website states that he "has focused his efforts on improving public safety, education, transportation and protecting the Chesapeake Bay, as well as our family values."[2]

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • HB 1703 Indoor Clean Air Act; prohibits smoking in certain public buildings, restaurants, etc., exceptions.
  • HB 1876 Wireless telecommunications devices; prohibits use of text messaging while driving certain vehicle.
  • HB 1877 Absentee voting; firefighters and other first responders are entitled thereto.[3]

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

Cosgrove is running for re-election to the District 78 seat of the Virginia House of Delegates. He is unopposed in the August 23 primary and the November 8 general election.

2009

In 2009, Cosgrove was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [4]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 78 (2009)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png John Cosgrove (R) 17,661

Campaign donors

2009

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

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Wine Wholesalers Association $3,971
Virginia Automobile and Truck Dealers Association $3,800
Virginia Beer Wholesalers Association $3,750
Virginia Bankers Association $3,000
Vada PAC $2,750

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Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 78
2002–present
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