|Virginia House of Delegates District 38|
|January 13, 2010 - Present|
|January 8, 2014|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 3, 2009|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
|Bachelor's||Miami University, 1969|
|Place of birth||Chicago, IL|
Kory earned a bachelor's degree in English from Miami University in 1969, and she also attended George Mason University and the University of Iowa. Kory's professional experience includes working as a program manager, program founder/manager for the Great Books Program for Seniors, program analyst for the Fairfax County Department of Community Action, counselor for troubled youth for the Runaway House, and executive director for the Saunders B. Moon Senior Citizens Center.
In the 2012-2013 session, Kory served on the following committees:
In the 2010-2011 session, Kory served on the following committees:
Kory’s website highlighted campaign themes similar to those highlighted during the previous election cycle:
- Health and Human Services
- Human Rights and Social Justice
- Transportation and Budget
Kaye Kory promotional video for the House of Delegates
Kory’s website highlighted the following 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."
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.
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.
|Virginia House of Delegates, District 38 General Election, 2011|
|Democratic||Kaye Kory Incumbent||77.1%||8,106|
In 2009, Kory was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. She defeated Danny Smith in the General Election. 
|Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District (2009)|
|Kaye Kory (D)||9,621|
|Danny Smith (R)||6,505|
In 2011, Kory received $76,544 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|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 five donors to Kory's 2009 campaign:
|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, Matthew, Alexander, and Caroline. They live in Falls Church, VA. Kory has been involved with the Annandale Chamber of Commerce, the Virginia League of Conservation Voters, the Fairfax County Democratic Committee, and the NAACP.
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- Official campaign site
- Virginia House of Delegates biography
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Virginia Public Access Project profile
- Richmond Sunlight page
- Influence Explorer profile
- Wikipedia page
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