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Kaye Kory
Virginia House of Delegates District 38
In office
January 13, 2010 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 5
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 3, 2009
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Campaign website
Kaye Kory is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 38 since 2010.

Kory's professional experience includes working as a program manager, program founder/manager for Great Books Program for Seniors, program analyst for the Fairfax County Department of Community Action, counselor for troubled youth for Runaway House, and executive director for Saunders B. Moon Senior Citizens Center.

Committee assignments


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


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


Campaign themes

  • Protecting Our K-12 Education

Excerpt: "For the last 10 years it has been my privilege and honor to serve you on the Fairfax School Board. I have gained valuable experience in managing budgets, fiscal responsibility, and the work required to create some of the best schools in America. I will bring this experience with me to Richmond to protect K-12 education."

  • Dialogue with Localities and More Local Control

Excerpt: "When I wanted to get a cross walk painted on a road near an elementary school to make the area safer for pedestrians, I had to wait months to get permission from the state. By that time I could have gone out there with a can of paint and done it myself. It is time for the delegate from the 38th District to advocate for more local control."

  • Partnering with public safety officials is critical to maintaining safe neighborhoods

Excerpt: "We must take very good care of our police, firefighters and EMTs, as they protect us and ensure the freedom that a low crime rate and safe neighborhoods allow. We must partner with them and never take their extraordinary service for granted."

  • Expanding Access to Preventative Health Care Services

Excerpt: "Incredible advances in science and medicine mean we can catch and provide care for some of our most serious diseases. Now we need to make sure health insurance companies are making those advances accessible to all of us."

  • Eliminating the State Sales Tax on Food

Excerpt: "The economy is bad, and everyone needs relief. One of the easiest ways to help all Virginians is to finally repeal the state sales tax on food."

  • All Eligible Children Covered by Health Insurance

Excerpt: "We need to make sure all Virginia children who are eligible are enrolled in federally-funded programs providing access to health insurance so they get the preventive health care they need."

  • Expanding Northern Virginia Higher Education Resources

Excerpt: "Adding capacity to our excellent Northern Virginia higher education system is critical to ensure the next generation of Virginia leaders are cultivated here at home."

  • Short Term Fixes and Long Term Solutions for Our Transportation Problems

Excerpt: "As your delegate, improving transportation for our residents and our businesses will be one of my top priorities. I will fight for a better approach to transportation in Richmond; one that includes short term low-cost fixes and the development of a long term sensible and pragmatic solution."



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Kory is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 38. Kory ran unopposed in the June 11th Democratic Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Kory won re-election to District 38 of the Virginia House of Delegates. She was uncontested in the August 23 primary and defeated James Leslie (I) in the November 8 general election.[1]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 38 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKaye Kory Incumbent 77.1% 8,106
     Green James Leslie 22.9% 2,402
Total Votes 10,508


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Kory was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. She defeated Danny Smith in the General Election. [2]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kaye Kory (D) 9,621
Danny Smith (R) 6,505

Campaign donors


In 2011, Kory received $76,544 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kaye Kory's campaign in 2011
Virginia Democratic Party$14,682
Kory, Kaye & Ross$10,000
Oleszek For Senate$1,192
Virginia Wine Wholesalers Association$1,017
Total Raised in 2011 $76,544
Total Votes received in 2011 8,106
Cost of each vote received $9.44


The top 5 donors to Kory's 2009 campaign:[4]

Contributor 2009 total
Kaye & Ross Kory $55,444
Democratic Party of Virginia $27,180
Kory for School Board $25,029
Amelia & Chris Gomez $5,000
Saslaw for State Senate $5,000


Kory and her husband, Ross, have three children.

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Preceded by
Bob Hull
Virginia House of Delegates District 38
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