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{{TOCnestright}}'''Kathy J. Byron''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 22 since 1998.  
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Kathy J. Byron''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 22. She was first elected to the chamber in 1997.  
  
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==Biography==
 
Byron is the co-owner of B&B Presentations, Incorporated.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=24918 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Byron]</ref>
 
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====2010-2011==== 
 
* HB 2125 Zoning; person to post sign notifying public of place & time of public hearing regarding property.
 
* HB 2125 Zoning; person to post sign notifying public of place & time of public hearing regarding property.
 
* HB 2126 Employing illegal aliens; relocate provision requiring cancellation of limited liability companies.  
 
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
  
Byron is running for re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 22.  Byron ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary.  The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
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Byron is running for re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 22.  Byron ran unopposed in the June 11 [[Republican]] primary.  The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
  
 
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On her official website Byron explains her priority issues:<Ref>[http://www.kathybyron.com/issues.shtml Delegate Kathy Byron ''Issues'']</ref>
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====2011===
*Economic Development - "I've gotten funding for workforce training to give our folks the tools they need and I'm focusing on helping to bring new industry to Campbell and Bedford counties."
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Byron’s website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://www.kathybyron.com/issues.shtml Delegate Kathy Byron ''Issues'']</ref>
*Education - "Our children deserve safe schools that focus on fundamentals like reading, math and science.  In addition, I support accountability for schools to ensure no child gets left behind."
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*Health Care - "Patients and their doctors, not bureaucratic bean-counters, should make treatment decisions."
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Excerpt: "I've gotten funding for workforce training to give our folks the tools they need and I'm focusing on helping to bring new industry to Campbell and Bedford counties."
*Public Safety - "I've worked hard to crack down on crime - especially crime against our children...We must strengthen public safety in our communities so we can deal with the new threats that face our citizens."
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*'''Education
*Taxes - "We don't need tax increases in order to fund important government functions like education, public safety and transportation. I will continue to support funding vital services while working to keep taxes low."
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Excerpt: "Our children deserve safe schools that focus on fundamentals like reading, math and science.  In addition, I support accountability for schools to ensure no child gets left behind."
*Traditional Values - "I've stood up to the liberals and defended our traditional values. From sponsoring legislation cracking down on child pornographers to supporting bills protecting human life and a moment of silence in our schools, I have fought for our values of faith in God, personal integrity and stronger families."
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Excerpt: "Patients and their doctors, not bureaucratic bean-counters, should make treatment decisions."
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Excerpt: "I've worked hard to crack down on crime - especially crime against our children...We must strengthen public safety in our communities so we can deal with the new threats that face our citizens."
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Excerpt: "We don't need tax increases in order to fund important government functions like education, public safety and transportation. I will continue to support funding vital services while working to keep taxes low."
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Excerpt: "I've stood up to the liberals and defended our traditional values. From sponsoring legislation cracking down on child pornographers to supporting bills protecting human life and a moment of silence in our schools, I have fought for our values of faith in God, personal integrity and stronger families."
  
 
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===2009===
 
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The top 5 donors to Byron's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113904 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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The top five donors to Byron's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113904 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
 
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Revision as of 16:44, 28 August 2013

Kathy Byron
Kathy Byron.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 22
Incumbent
In office
1998 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 16
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1997
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday09/05/1953
Place of birthAbington, PA
ProfessionCo-owner, B & B Presentations, Inc.
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Kathy J. Byron is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 22. She was first elected to the chamber in 1997.

Biography

Byron is the co-owner of B&B Presentations, Incorporated.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Issues

2010-2011

  • HB 2125 Zoning; person to post sign notifying public of place & time of public hearing regarding property.
  • HB 2126 Employing illegal aliens; relocate provision requiring cancellation of limited liability companies.
  • HB 2127 Bank accounts, minors'; authorizes bank to establish deposit account in which minors are sole owner. [2]

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Byron is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 22. Byron ran unopposed in the June 11 Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Byron won re-election to District 22 of the Virginia House of Delegates. She was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[3]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Kathy was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. She ran unopposed. [4]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 22 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kathy Byron (R) 18,107

Issues

Campaign themes

=2011

Byron’s website highlighted the following campaign themes:[5]

  • Economic Development

Excerpt: "I've gotten funding for workforce training to give our folks the tools they need and I'm focusing on helping to bring new industry to Campbell and Bedford counties."

  • Education

Excerpt: "Our children deserve safe schools that focus on fundamentals like reading, math and science. In addition, I support accountability for schools to ensure no child gets left behind."

  • Health Care

Excerpt: "Patients and their doctors, not bureaucratic bean-counters, should make treatment decisions."

  • Public Safety

Excerpt: "I've worked hard to crack down on crime - especially crime against our children...We must strengthen public safety in our communities so we can deal with the new threats that face our citizens."

  • Taxes

Excerpt: "We don't need tax increases in order to fund important government functions like education, public safety and transportation. I will continue to support funding vital services while working to keep taxes low."

  • Traditional Values

Excerpt: "I've stood up to the liberals and defended our traditional values. From sponsoring legislation cracking down on child pornographers to supporting bills protecting human life and a moment of silence in our schools, I have fought for our values of faith in God, personal integrity and stronger families."


Delegate Byron speaking on the House floor

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Byron received $154,432 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kathy Byron's campaign in 2011
Intuit$5,000
Nvtc Tech PAC$5,000
Virginia Bankers Association$4,810
Verizon$4,500
Virginia Credit Union League$4,000
Total Raised in 2011 $154,432

2009

The top five donors to Byron's 2009 campaign:[7]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Bankers Assoc $5,652
Verizon $5,000
Virginia Credit Union League $4,500
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield $3,500
Time Warner $3,000

Personal

Byron and her husband, Jack, have three children.

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