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Keith Hodges

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Keith Hodges
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Virginia House of Delegates District 98
In office
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 3
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
ProfessionBusiness owner
Office website
Campaign website
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.


Hodges owns Gloucester Pharmacy, a small business.

Committee assignments


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


Campaign themes


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."


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



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
     Other Write-in 0.4% 100
Total Votes 23,816


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

Campaign donors


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

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Keith Hodges's campaign in 2011
Epic Political Action Committee- Virgina$12,000
Friends Of Chris Jones$11,000
Virginia Republican Party$8,100
Howell For Delegate$5,000
Friends Of Harvey Morgan$5,000
Total Raised in 2011 $171,359
Total Votes received in 2011 16,647
Cost of each vote received $10.29


Hodges and his wife, Shelley, have two children.

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Preceded by
Harvey Morgan
Virginia House of Delegates District 98
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