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}}{{tnr}}'''Joseph Yost''' is the representative-elect for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011#District 12|District 12]] of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Joseph Yost''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 12.  He was first elected in [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|2011]].
  
 
Yost earned his B.S. and M.A. in criminal justice from Radford University.  His professional experience includes working as a jail diversion coordinator at Mental Health Association of the New River Valley.
 
Yost earned his B.S. and M.A. in criminal justice from Radford University.  His professional experience includes working as a jail diversion coordinator at Mental Health Association of the New River Valley.
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* [http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/eebbc77545ec327985257535005773c2?OpenDocument House website]
 
* [http://yostfordelegate.com/index.htm Campaign website]
 
* [http://yostfordelegate.com/index.htm Campaign website]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=134527 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=134527 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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Revision as of 21:25, 15 January 2012

Joseph Yost
JosephYost.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 12
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sRadford University
Master'sRadford University
Personal
ProfessionJail diversion coordinator
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Joseph Yost is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 12. He was first elected in 2011.

Yost earned his B.S. and M.A. in criminal justice from Radford University. His professional experience includes working as a jail diversion coordinator at Mental Health Association of the New River Valley.

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Yost won election to District 12 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and defeated Don Langrehr (D) in the November 8 general election.[1]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 12 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Yost 51.7% 8,104
     Democratic Don Langrehr 48.3% 7,582
Total Votes 15,686

Issues

Campaign themes

  • Balanced Budget

Excerpt: "As your Delegate, I pledge to take a stand with fiscal responsibility and I will work hard to see that wasteful and frivolous government spending is taken out of the budget. I will also advocate for responsible long-term planning in the form of the building up the rainy day fund to help prevent future budget crises."

  • Behavioral Health

Excerpt: "As Delegate, I will work hard to increase the continuity of care within Virginia and strengthen our community-based mental health system."

  • Jobs

Excerpt: "As your Delegate, I will work hard to see that unnecessary taxes are lowered or removed all together and intrusive big government is put back in its place to provide an environment for increased job creation."

  • Liberty & Freedom

Excerpt: "In an era where government intrusion and regulations are increasing exponentially, nothing is more important than maintaining our personal freedom and liberty. As your Delegate, I will work to ensure that the freedom of the residents of the 12th, the Commonwealth and the Nation are maintained as our Founders envisioned."

  • Veterans Issues

Excerpt: "As your Delegate, I will work to see that the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program increases its capacity and services offered through its program. These men and women gave their all for us, we should be able to give something back them."

  • The People

Excerpt: "I believe that the residents of the 12th District deserve a real voice in Richmond and someone who understands their values. As your Delegate, I will work my hardest to see that the people of the 12th have a voice comparable to those in Northern Virginia and the Tidewater area. The Commonwealth doesn't end at Roanoke!"

Personal

Yost has a wife, Lisa.

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