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  |Name = Lacey Putney
  political position  = Virginia House of Delegates District 19 |
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  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 19
  assumed office      = 1962 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Tenure = 1962 - Present
  political party     = [[Independent]] |
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  |Term ends = January 8, 2014
  profession          = Attorney |
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|Assumed office = 1962
  website             = [http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/22cda1b7096ae30685257535005773ca?OpenDocument House site] |
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Lacey Putney''' is an Independent member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 19 since 1962.  
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Lacey E. Putney''' is an [[Independent]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 19. He was first elected to the chamber in 1961.
  
He won re-election in 2009, defeating [[Lewis Medlin, Jr.]] and [[William Smith]] in general election.
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Putney announced in March 2013 that he would not seek another term. He is [[Virginia]]'s longest-serving legislator. His retirement was honored in a ceremony attended by nine [[Governor of Virginia|Virginia governors]].<ref>[http://www.timesdispatch.com/news/latest-news/lacey-putney-longest-serving-va-lawmaker-to-retire/article_8f9c369b-9624-5158-8246-cc4f2a6a1748.html ''The Associated Press'', "Lacey Putney, longest-serving Va. lawmaker, to retire," March 28, 2013]</ref>
  
A lawyer by trade, Putney has been involved with many organizations, including the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce, Bedford Baptist Church, Boy Scouts of America, and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5182 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Putney]</ref>
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Putney did not seek re-election in 2013. His seat will be filled by [[Republican]] [[Terry Austin]].
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==Biography==
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Putney is a lawyer.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
2010-2012 committees:
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===2012-2013===
*[[Appropriations Committee, Virginia House|Appropriations]] (Chair)
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In the 2012-2013 session, Putney served on the following committees:
*[[Rules Committee, Virginia House|Rules]]
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{{Committee Assignments
**Standards of Conduct Subcommittee (Chair)
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**Joint Rules
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*[[Privileges and Elections Committee, Virginia House|Privileges and Elections]]
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|Chamber = House
**Constitutional Amendments Subcommittee
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Privileges and Elections
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|Committee3 = Rules
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==Sponsored legislation==  
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===2010-2011===
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|Chamber = House
                     
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
* HB 1600 Budget Bill.
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|Chair1 = Chair
* HB 1604 Parking Facilities Bond Act of 2009; created.
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|Committee2 = Rules
* HB 1662 Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2009; created. <ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H79C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
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Putney also served on the Joint Rules Committee and the Constitutional Amendments Subcommittee of the Privileges and Elections Committee. He chaired the Standards of Conduct Subcommittee of the Rules Committee.
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==Issues==
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===Sponsored legislation===                   
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* HB 1600 Budget Bill
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* HB 1604 Parking Facilities Bond Act of 2009
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* HB 1662 Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2009<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H79C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
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===2011===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
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On November 8, 2011, Putney won re-election to District 19 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He defeated [[Lewis Medlin, Jr.]] (D) and [[Jerry Johnson]] (R) 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>
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|Chamber= Virginia House of Delegates, District 19 General Election
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|party1= Independent
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|party2= Republican
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|winner1 = Lacey Putney
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|votes1 = 8883
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|candidate2 = Jerry Johnson
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|votes2 = 6775
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|candidate3 = Lewis Medlin, Jr.
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|votes3 = 5670
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===2009===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
  
In 2009, Putney was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. She defeated [[Lewis Medlin]] and [[William Smith]] in the General Election. <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, Putney was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Lewis Medlin and [[William Smith]] in the General Election. <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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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Putney received $165,339 in campaign donations. The 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>
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|Chamber = Virginia House of Delegates
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|party = Independent
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|total raised = 165339
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|total votes = 8883
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|org1 = Delta Star Inc
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|org2 = Kilgore For Delegate
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|org3 = Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association
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|org4 = Virginia Dental Association
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|org5 = Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
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|orgdonor1 = 10,000
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|orgdonor2 = 10,000
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|orgdonor3 = 8,000
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|orgdonor4 = 7,500
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|orgdonor5 = 7,000
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The top 5 donors to Putney's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114496 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
 
The top 5 donors to Putney's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114496 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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Putney has been involved with many organizations, including the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce, Bedford Baptist Church, Boy Scouts of America, and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5182 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Putney]</ref>
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Revision as of 16:50, 8 November 2013

Lacey Putney
Lacey Putney.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 19
Incumbent
In office
1962 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 52
PartyIndependent
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1961
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday06/27/1928
Place of birthBig Island, VA
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Lacey E. Putney is an Independent member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 19. He was first elected to the chamber in 1961.

Putney announced in March 2013 that he would not seek another term. He is Virginia's longest-serving legislator. His retirement was honored in a ceremony attended by nine Virginia governors.[1]

Putney did not seek re-election in 2013. His seat will be filled by Republican Terry Austin.

Biography

Putney is a lawyer.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Virginia Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations, Chair
Privileges and Elections
Rules

2010-2011

Putney also served on the Joint Rules Committee and the Constitutional Amendments Subcommittee of the Privileges and Elections Committee. He chaired the Standards of Conduct Subcommittee of the Rules Committee.

Issues

  • HB 1600 Budget Bill
  • HB 1604 Parking Facilities Bond Act of 2009
  • HB 1662 Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2009[2]

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Putney won re-election to District 19 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Lewis Medlin, Jr. (D) and Jerry Johnson (R) in the November 8 general election.[3]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 19 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngLacey Putney Incumbent 41.6% 8,883
     Republican Jerry Johnson 31.8% 6,775
     Democratic Lewis Medlin, Jr. 26.6% 5,670
Total Votes 21,328

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Putney was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Lewis Medlin and William Smith in the General Election. [4]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 19 (2009)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Lacey Putney (I) 15,297
Lewis Medlin (D) 4,922
William Smith (Constitution) 3,602

Delegate Putney meeting with constituents

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Putney received $165,339 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

2009

The top 5 donors to Putney's 2009 campaign:[6]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Dental Association $11,828
Delta Star $11,000
Medical Facilities of America $6,000
Virginia Governmental PAC $5,000
Virginia Health Care Association $5,000

Personal

Putney has been involved with many organizations, including the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce, Bedford Baptist Church, Boy Scouts of America, and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.[7]

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