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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 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. The general election 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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1998–present
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