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|Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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|Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
 
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|First elected = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
 
|First elected = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
 
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|Next election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
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|Profession = Business owner
 
|Profession = Business owner
 
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|Campaign website = http://www.votekeithhodges.com/index.htm
 
|Campaign website = http://www.votekeithhodges.com/index.htm
 
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
====2011====
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====2013====
Hodges’s website highlighted the following campaign themes:
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Hodges's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://www.keithhodges98.com/?page_id=112 ''Keith Hodges'', "On the Issues," accessed September 24, 2013]</ref>
 
*'''"Lower taxes and less government!"
 
*'''"Lower taxes and less government!"
 
*'''"Free enterprise, free markets, less government intervention in our economy."
 
*'''"Free enterprise, free markets, less government intervention in our economy."
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*'''"Always stand up for Virginia and the U.S."
 
*'''"Always stand up for Virginia and the U.S."
 
*'''"Constitutions as the owner’s manuals for our state and country."
 
*'''"Constitutions as the owner’s manuals for our state and country."
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====2011====
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Hodges's 2011 campaign themes were very similar to his [http://www.keithhodges98.com/?page_id=112 2013 campaign themes].
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
  
Hodges 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 98.  Hodges ran unopposed in the June 11 [[Republican]] primary and is challenged by [[Neena Putt]] in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.
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Hodges won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 98.  Hodges ran unopposed in the June 11 [[Republican]] primary.  He defeated [[Neena Putt]] (I) in the general election on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://electionresults.virginia.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=HOD&map=CTY  ''Virginia Board of Elections,'' “Official Results - 2013 General Election," accessed December 2, 2013]</ref>
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|Chamber= Virginia House of Delegates, District 98 General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Independent
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|party3= Write-in
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|winner1 = Keith Hodges
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|votes1 = 17960
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|candidate2 = Neena Putt
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|candidate3= Write-in
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|votes2 = 5756
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|votes3=100
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}}
  
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Hodges and his wife, Shelley, have two children.
 
Hodges and his wife, Shelley, have two children.
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==Additional reading==
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* [http://www.gazettejournal.net/index.php/news/news_article/candidates_for_house_of_delegates_spar_at_mathews_board_meeting ''Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal'', "Candidates for House of Delegates spar at Mathews board meeting," June 26, 2013]
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* [http://www.ssentinel.com/index.php/news/article/hodges_roars_to_primary_victory ''Southside Sentinel'', "Hodges roars to primary victory," August 24, 2013]
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* [http://www.roanoke.com/opinion/commentary/2187562-12/first-do-no-further-harm.html ''The Roanoke Times'', "First, do no further harm (Keith Hodges opinion-editorial)," September 1, 2013]
  
 
==Recent news==
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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* [http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/929cb0f986db20cb8525753500577407?OpenDocument House website]
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* [http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/8e08f63c8867aa4e85257b6400456927?OpenDocument House website]
 
* [http://www.votekeithhodges.com/index.htm Campaign website]
 
* [http://www.votekeithhodges.com/index.htm Campaign website]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=134519 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.wm.edu/offices/governmentrelations/staterelations/locallegislators/hodges_keith/index.php William & Mary profile]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=134519 Biography from ''Project Vote Smart'']
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* [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-Keith-Hodges/217536288269891?sk=info Candidate Facebook page]
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* [http://www.linkedin.com/pub/keith-hodges/16/965/458 Candidate LinkedIn page]
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* [http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/54884 ''Virginia Public Access Project'' profile]
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* [http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/mkhodges/ ''Richmond Sunlight'' page]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keith_Hodges ''Wikipedia'' page]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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Revision as of 19:47, 2 December 2013

Keith Hodges
Keith Hodges.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 98
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
M. Keith Hodges is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 98. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Biography

Hodges owns Gloucester Pharmacy, a small business.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

Hodges's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • "Lower taxes and less government!"
  • "Free enterprise, free markets, less government intervention in our economy."
  • "Help the job creators: the small businesses of the 98th District and Virginia."
  • "Oppose big government healthcare mandates and always work to preserve the doctor-patient relationship and patient choice."
  • "Defend the Second Amendment."
  • "Protect our values, stand up for Life, and the quality of life that makes our communities great places to live."
  • "Honesty, integrity, and transparency in government."
  • "Always stand up for Virginia and the U.S."
  • "Constitutions as the owner’s manuals for our state and country."

2011

Hodges's 2011 campaign themes were very similar to his 2013 campaign themes.

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Hodges won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 98. Hodges ran unopposed in the June 11 Republican primary. He defeated Neena Putt (I) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[2]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 98 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKeith Hodges Incumbent 75.4% 17,960
     Independent Neena Putt 24.2% 5,756
     Write-in Write-in 0.4% 100
Total Votes 23,816

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Hodges won election to District 98 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Ken Gibson, Catesby Baytop Jones and Sherwood Bowditch in the primary on August 23, 2011 and defeated Andy Shoukas in the November 8 general election.[3]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 98 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKeith Hodges 78.5% 16,647
     Democratic Andy Shoukas 21.5% 4,556
Total Votes 21,203


Virginia House of Delegates Republican Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKeith Hodges 40.9% 3,643
Sherwood Bowditch 27% 2,403
Catesby Baytop Jones 16.4% 1,459
Ken Gibson 15.7% 1,395
Total Votes 8,900

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Hodges received $171,359 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Personal

Hodges and his wife, Shelley, have two children.

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Preceded by
Harvey Morgan
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