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  |Name = Johnny Joannou
  political position  = Virginia House of Delegates District 79 |
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  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 79
  assumed office      = 1976-83, 1998 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends           = January 2012 |
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  |Tenure = 1998 - Present
  political party     = [[Democratic]] |
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  |Term ends = January 13, 2016
  profession          = Attorney |
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|Assumed office = 1998
  website             = [http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/0474788c273fc31285257535005773f5?OpenDocument House site] |
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Johnny Joannou''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 79 from 1976-83, and currently since 1998. He also served in the [[Virginia State Senate]] from 1984-1991.
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Johnny S. Joannou''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 79. He was first elected to the chamber in 1975, serving until 1983, and he was elected to his current tenure 1997.
  
He is an attorney with the firm of Joannou, Knowles & Associates.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=24962 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Joannou]</ref>
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Joannou served in the [[Virginia State Senate]] from 1984 to 1991.
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==Biography==
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Joannou earned his B.S. in public administration from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1962 and his L.L.B. from T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond in 1969. Joannou is an attorney with the firm of Joannou, Knowles & Associates.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=24962 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Joannou]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
2010-2012 committees:
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 session, Joannou served on the following committees:
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* [[Appropriations Committee, Virginia House|Appropriations]]
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* [[Commerce and Labor Committee, Virginia House|Commerce and Labor]]
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* [[Privileges and Elections Committee, Virginia House|Privileges and Elections]]
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* [[Rules Committee, Virginia House|Rules]]
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 session, Joannou served on the following committees:
 
*[[Privileges and Elections Committee, Virginia House|Privileges and Elections]]
 
*[[Privileges and Elections Committee, Virginia House|Privileges and Elections]]
 
**Appointments Subcommittee
 
**Appointments Subcommittee
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**Studies Subcommittee
 
**Studies Subcommittee
  
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==Issues==
 
===Sponsored legislation===     
 
===Sponsored legislation===     
 
* HB 2431 Underinsured motorist insurance coverage; claim settled for amount exhausting policy limits.
 
* HB 2431 Underinsured motorist insurance coverage; claim settled for amount exhausting policy limits.
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==Elections==
 
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
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Joannou won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 79.  Joannou ran unopposed in the June 11th Democratic Primary.  He was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://electionresults.virginia.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=HOD&map=CTY  ''Virginia Board of Elections,'' “Official Results - 2013 General Election," accessed December 2, 2013]</ref>
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
  
Joannou is running for re-election to the District 79 seat of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He is unopposed in the August 23 primary and the November 8 general election.
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On November 8, 2011, Joannou won re-election to District 79 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in 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>
  
 
===2009===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
  
 
In 2009, Joannou was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. <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>
 
In 2009, Joannou was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. <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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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Joannou received $83,364 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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|org1 = Virginia Dental Association
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|org2 = Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association
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|org3 = Community Loans Of America
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|org4 = Alpha Natural Resources
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|org5 = Verizon
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|orgdonor1 = 3,000
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|orgdonor2 = 2,000
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|orgdonor3 = 2,000
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|orgdonor4 = 2,000
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|orgdonor5 = 2,000
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===2009===
 
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The top 5 donors to Joannou's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113871 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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Listed below are the top five donors to Joannou's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113871 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
 
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==Personal==
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Joannou and his wife, Chris, have one child.
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==Recent news==
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/0474788c273fc31285257535005773f5?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Joannou]  
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/01f93508ea87bcb285257b6400456915?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Joannou]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=24962 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=24962 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=24962 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=24962 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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Johnny Joannou
Johnny Joannou.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 79
Incumbent
In office
1998 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 16
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First elected1997
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond
Personal
Birthday04/22/1940
Place of birthBrooklyn, NY
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionGreek Orthodox
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Johnny S. Joannou is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 79. He was first elected to the chamber in 1975, serving until 1983, and he was elected to his current tenure 1997.

Joannou served in the Virginia State Senate from 1984 to 1991.

Biography

Joannou earned his B.S. in public administration from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1962 and his L.L.B. from T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond in 1969. Joannou is an attorney with the firm of Joannou, Knowles & Associates.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

In the 2012-2013 session, Joannou served on the following committees:

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 session, Joannou served on the following committees:

Issues

  • HB 2431 Underinsured motorist insurance coverage; claim settled for amount exhausting policy limits.
  • HB 2432 Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors, Board for; regulation of lead-based paint renovation, etc.
  • HB 2652 Campaign contributions; limits thereon for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, etc.[2]

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Joannou won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 79. Joannou ran unopposed in the June 11th Democratic Primary. He was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.[3]

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Joannou won re-election to District 79 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, Joannou was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [5]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Johnny Joannou (D) 13,324

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Joannou received $83,364 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Johnny Joannou's campaign in 2011
Virginia Dental Association$3,000
Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association$2,000
Community Loans Of America$2,000
Alpha Natural Resources$2,000
Verizon$2,000
Total Raised in 2011 $83,364

2009

Listed below are the top five donors to Joannou's 2009 campaign:[7]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Dental Association $4,000
Verizon $3,000
Harry T. Lester $2,500
Virginia Automobile and Truck Dealers Association $2,160
Smithfield Foods $2,000

Personal

Joannou and his wife, Chris, have one child.

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