Johnny Joannou

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Johnny Joannou
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Virginia House of Delegates District 79
Incumbent
In office
1998 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 16
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/day
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First elected1997
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
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 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.

Joannou is an attorney with the firm of Joannou, Knowles & Associates.[1] He 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.

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • 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

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 was uncontested in the August 23 primary and will be unopposed in the November 8 general election.

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Joannou was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [3]

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

Campaign donors

2009

The top 5 donors to Joannou's 2009 campaign:[4]

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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Political offices
Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 79
1998–present
Succeeded by
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