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  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 66
 
  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 66
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 1990 - Present  
 
  |Tenure = 1990 - Present  
  |Term ends = January 2012
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  |Assumed office = 1990
 
  |Assumed office = 1990
 
  |Political party = Republican
 
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  |Base salary = $17,640/day
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  |Base salary = $17,640/year
 
  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Pension =
 
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  |Last election = November 3, 2009
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  |Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
 
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  |First elected = 1989
 
  |First elected = 1989
 
  |Term limits =
 
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  |Next election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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  |Next election = November 3, 2015
 
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  |Profession = Teacher  
 
  |Profession = Teacher  
 
  |Religion = Baptist
 
  |Religion = Baptist
  |Office website = http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/0d133cd59d10dbe585257535005773e9?OpenDocument
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  |Office website = http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/fd57e115420b4be185257b6400456909?OpenDocument
 
  |Campaign website = http://www.kirkcox.com/
 
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  }}{{TOCnestright}}'''M. Kirkland "Kirk" Cox''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 66. He was first elected to the chamber in 1989. He formerly served as [[State House Majority Whip|Majority Whip]] and has served as [[House Majority Leader|Majority Leader]] since 2012.
{{TOCnestright}}'''Kirk Cox''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 66 since 1990. He currently serves as [[State House Majority Whip|Majority Whip]].
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Cox is involved with a number of organizations, including the Board of Veterans Services, Campaign for Honest Change, Commission on the Future of Virginia's Environment, House Leadership Team.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5130 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Cox]</ref> He earned his B.S. in political science and general social science from James Madison University in 1979.
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==Biography==
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Cox earned his B.S. in political science and general social science from James Madison University in 1979. He is involved with a number of organizations, including the Board of Veterans Services, Campaign for Honest Change, Commission on the Future of Virginia's Environment, and House Leadership Team.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5130 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Cox]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
2010-2012 committees:
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===2012-2013===
*[[Appropriations Committee, Virginia House|Appropriations]] (Vice Chair)
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In the 2012-2013 session, Cox served on the following committees:
**Higher Education Subcommittee (Chair)
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* [[Appropriations Committee, Virginia House|Appropriations]], ''Vice Chair''
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* [[Rules Committee, Virginia House|Rules]]
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 session, Cox served on the following committees:
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*[[Appropriations Committee, Virginia House|Appropriations]], ''Vice Chair''
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**Higher Education Subcommittee, ''Chair''
 
**Economic Development Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
 
**Economic Development Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
 
**Elementary and Secondary Education Subcommittee
 
**Elementary and Secondary Education Subcommittee
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**Ethics (Special) Subcommittee
 
**Ethics (Special) Subcommittee
  
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==Issues==
 
===Sponsored legislation===     
 
===Sponsored legislation===     
 
*HB 1716 Killing of bear or deer; Class 3 misdemeanor to impede someone who has obtained a kill permit.
 
*HB 1716 Killing of bear or deer; Class 3 misdemeanor to impede someone who has obtained a kill permit.
* HB 1719 Hunting and fishing licenses; clarifies authority to revise cost of license.
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*HB 1719 Hunting and fishing licenses; clarifies authority to revise cost of license.
* HB 2549 College Savings Plan; exclusion of certain financial records from Freedom of Information Act, etc.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H21C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
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*HB 2549 College Savings Plan; exclusion of certain financial records from Freedom of Information Act, etc.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H21C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
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===Campaign themes===
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====2009====
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According to his official website, "Cox has taken the lead on legislation that supports family values and has worked to help our fellow citizens with intellectual disabilities." It also states that he is a strong supporter of the military, veterans, and the war on terror.<Ref>[http://www.kirkcox.com/ Kirk Cox ''Biography'']</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
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Cox won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 66. Cox ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican primary. He was unopposed in the general election, which took place 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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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
  
Cox is running for re-election to the District 66 seat of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]]. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and will be unopposed in the November 8 general election.
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On November 8, 2011, Cox won re-election to District 66 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]]. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.<ref>[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2011/EB178FD6-875D-4B0D-A295-900A0482F523/Official/8_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'' - November 2011 General Election Official Results]</ref>
  
 
===2009===
 
===2009===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
  
In 2009, Cox was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2009#results_summary_H Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results]</ref>
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In 2009, Cox was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2009#results_summary_H Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results]</ref>
  
 
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==Issues==
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===2011===
According to his official website, "Cox has taken the lead on legislation that supports family values and has worked to help our fellow citizens with intellectual disabilities." It also states that he is a strong supporter of the military, veterans, and the war on terror.<Ref>[http://www.kirkcox.com/ Kirk Cox ''Biography'']</ref>
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In 2011, Cox received $484,231 in campaign donationsThe top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VA&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
  
==Campaign donors==
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|Chamber = Virginia House of Delegates
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 484231
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|org1 = Friends Of Sam Nixon
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|org2 = Virginia Bankers Association
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|org3 = Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association
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|org4 = Virginia Healthcare Association
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|org5 = Dominion
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|orgdonor1 = 30,000
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|orgdonor2 = 18,500
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|orgdonor3 = 16,748
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|orgdonor4 = 13,248
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|orgdonor5 = 13,000
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===2009===
 
===2009===
The top 5 donors to Cox's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113938 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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The top five donors to Cox's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113938 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
 
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Cox and his wife, Julia, have four children.
 
Cox and his wife, Julia, have four children.
  
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*[http://www.kirkcox.com/ Delegate Kirk Cox official website]
 
*[http://www.kirkcox.com/ Delegate Kirk Cox official website]
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/0d133cd59d10dbe585257535005773e9?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Cox]  
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/fd57e115420b4be185257b6400456909?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Cox]
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*[http://openstates.org/va/legislators/VAL000063/m-kirkland-cox/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5130 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5130 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5130 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5130 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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Kirk Cox
Kirk Cox.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 66
Incumbent
In office
1990 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 24
PartyRepublican
Leadership
State House Majority Leader
December 5, 2010 - Present
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First elected1989
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sJames Madison University
Personal
Birthday08/17/1957
Place of birthPetersburg, VA
ProfessionTeacher
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
M. Kirkland "Kirk" Cox is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 66. He was first elected to the chamber in 1989. He formerly served as Majority Whip and has served as Majority Leader since 2012.

Biography

Cox earned his B.S. in political science and general social science from James Madison University in 1979. He is involved with a number of organizations, including the Board of Veterans Services, Campaign for Honest Change, Commission on the Future of Virginia's Environment, and House Leadership Team.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Issues

  • HB 1716 Killing of bear or deer; Class 3 misdemeanor to impede someone who has obtained a kill permit.
  • HB 1719 Hunting and fishing licenses; clarifies authority to revise cost of license.
  • HB 2549 College Savings Plan; exclusion of certain financial records from Freedom of Information Act, etc.[2]

Campaign themes

2009

According to his official website, "Cox has taken the lead on legislation that supports family values and has worked to help our fellow citizens with intellectual disabilities." It also states that he is a strong supporter of the military, veterans, and the war on terror.[3]

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Cox won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 66. Cox ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican primary. He was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[4]

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Cox won re-election to District 66 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[5]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Cox was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates.[6]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 66 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kirk Cox (R) 21,428

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Cox received $484,231 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kirk Cox's campaign in 2011
Friends Of Sam Nixon$30,000
Virginia Bankers Association$18,500
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association$16,748
Virginia Healthcare Association$13,248
Dominion$13,000
Total Raised in 2011 $484,231

2009

The top five donors to Cox's 2009 campaign:[8]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Association $11,000
Virginia Bankers Association $10,000
Altria $6,000
Associated General Contractors of Virginia $5,000
Virginia Association of Realtors $5,000

Personal

Cox and his wife, Julia, have four children.

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