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'''Joseph Bouchard''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 83.  
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Joseph Bouchard''' was a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 83 from 2008 to 2010.  
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He lost his bid for re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election, defeated by [[Republican]] [[Christopher Stolle]].<ref>[http://wtop.com/?nid=605 ''WTOP'' 2009 Election Results]</ref>
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Bouchard served in the United States Navy from 1976-2003, receiving the rank of Captain.  He is currently a corporate executive.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=90496 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Bouchard]</ref>
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==Issue positions==
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Bouchard's official website lists his views on a number of issues.  He lists his priorities for the 2009 session as:
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* "Keeping the state budget balanced without serious harm to core programs like public education, public safety and Medicaid
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* Providing our Veterans the services and health care they have earned through their service to our nation, and ensuring that state laws and programs take into account the unique circumstances of service members and their families so they are treated fairly
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* Implementing the Climate Change Commission’s recommendations with programs that create new jobs in the growing clean energy industries"<Ref>[http://www.delegatebouchard.com/issue Delegate Bouchard ''Issues'']</ref>
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==Elections==
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===2009===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
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In 2009, Bouchard lost his bid for re-election to the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].
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==Committee assignments==
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* [[Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee, Virginia House]]
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* [[Science and Technology Committee, Virginia House]]
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*Subcommittee on Natural Resource
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===Sponsored legislation===   
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* HB 2416 Photo-monitoring systems; removes approval of VDOT of proposed intersections for system.
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* HB 2417 Covenants regarding solar power; clarifies community associations may prohibit or restrict.
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* HB 2562 Retail Sales and Use Tax; exempts solar photovoltaic systems, solar thermal systems, etc.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H196C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
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The top 5 donors to Bouchard's 2007 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94906 Follow the Money - 2007 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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*1. Democratic House Caucus $259,078
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*2. VA Democratic Party $129,696
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*3. Moving VA Forward $34,500
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*4. Stryker, Jon L $5,000
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*5. Service Employees $5,000
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://www.delegatebouchard.com/ Delegate Bouchard official website]
 
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/7507291adcf6abf28525753500577403?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Bouchard]  
 
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/7507291adcf6abf28525753500577403?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Bouchard]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=90469 Project Vote Smart profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=90469 Project Vote Smart profile]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94906 2007]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94906 2007]
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*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/106426 Virginia Public Access Project profile]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/deljbouchard Delegate Bouchard Facebook profile]
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*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/jfbouchard/ Richmond Sunlight profile]
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Revision as of 10:51, 21 June 2013

Joseph Bouchard
Joseph F. Bouchard.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 83
Former officeholder
In office
2008 - 2010
PartyDemocratic
Personal
ProfessionBusinessman
Joseph Bouchard was a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 83 from 2008 to 2010.

He lost his bid for re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election, defeated by Republican Christopher Stolle.[1]

Bouchard served in the United States Navy from 1976-2003, receiving the rank of Captain. He is currently a corporate executive.[2]

Issue positions

Bouchard's official website lists his views on a number of issues. He lists his priorities for the 2009 session as:

  • "Keeping the state budget balanced without serious harm to core programs like public education, public safety and Medicaid
  • Providing our Veterans the services and health care they have earned through their service to our nation, and ensuring that state laws and programs take into account the unique circumstances of service members and their families so they are treated fairly
  • Implementing the Climate Change Commission’s recommendations with programs that create new jobs in the growing clean energy industries"[3]

Elections

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Bouchard lost his bid for re-election to the Virginia House of Delegates.

Committee assignments

  • HB 2416 Photo-monitoring systems; removes approval of VDOT of proposed intersections for system.
  • HB 2417 Covenants regarding solar power; clarifies community associations may prohibit or restrict.
  • HB 2562 Retail Sales and Use Tax; exempts solar photovoltaic systems, solar thermal systems, etc.[4]

Campaign donors

The top 5 donors to Bouchard's 2007 campaign:[5]

  • 1. Democratic House Caucus $259,078
  • 2. VA Democratic Party $129,696
  • 3. Moving VA Forward $34,500
  • 4. Stryker, Jon L $5,000
  • 5. Service Employees $5,000

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 83
2008-2010
Succeeded by
Christopher Stolle