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*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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Revision as of 21:55, 24 October 2011

Kathy Byron
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Virginia House of Delegates District 22
Incumbent
In office
1998 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 16
PartyRepublican
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
Personal
Birthday09/05/1953
Place of birthAbington, PA
ProfessionCo-owner, B & B Presentations, Inc.
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Kathy Byron is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 22 since 1998.

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

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • 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

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

Byron is running for re-election to the District 22 seat of the Virginia House of Delegates. She 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, Kathy was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. She ran unopposed. [3]

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

Issues

Campaign themes

On her official website Byron explains her priority issues:[4]

  • 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."
  • 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."
  • Health Care - "Patients and their doctors, not bureaucratic bean-counters, should make treatment decisions."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."

Delegate Byron speaking on the House floor

Campaign donors

2009

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

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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Political offices
Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 22
1998–present
Succeeded by
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