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}}{{tnr}} '''Laura Delhomme''' {{2013is}} a [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013]] [[Libertarian]] candidate for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|District 47]] of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].
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}}{{tnr}} '''Laura Delhomme''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013]] [[Libertarian]] candidate for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|District 47]] of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].<ref>[http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/Files/Cast%20Your%20Ballot/Candidate%20List/Official%20List%20of%2011_5_13%20House%20of%20Delegates%20Candidates%20by%20District.pdf ''Virginia State Board of Elections'', "2013 Official Candidates List for House of Delegates by District", Accessed July 11, 2013]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Delhomme earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia Southern University in 2007.
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2013====
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Delhomme’s website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://www.lauradelhomme.com/issues.html ''Laura Delhomme'', "Issues," accessed September 4, 2013]</ref>
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*'''Cut Taxes and Spending
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Excerpt: "I believe that our state government should be limited to protecting our rights. It should not act as our provider, supplying us with health care, education, and other benefits. Recently, the Legislature and Governor passed a massive tax increase on Virginians. It was passed with the support of Republicans, Democrats, and Republican Governor Bob McDonnell. I oppose what they did."
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*'''End the War on Drugs
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Excerpt: "Selling and using drugs may be personally unwise, but those activities don't violate anyone's rights. By establishing drug prohibition, our government has taken a modest problem and turned it into a huge problem. Now we have to deal with drug gangs and black markets, and taxpayers have to pay to keep thousands of people in jail."
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*'''Efficient transportation
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Excerpt: "Government involvement in transportation drives up costs, reduces choice, creates congestion, and provides opportunities for corruption. In a free market, quality would improve, and competition would bring down prices. Customers and suppliers would determine how much of a particular transportation mode was offered, such as roads, trains, buses, taxis, bicycle lanes, and pedestrian access."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
  
Delhomme is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 95.  The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
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Delhomme ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 95.  She was defeated by incumbent [[Patrick Hope]] (D) in the general election on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://electionresults.virginia.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=HOD&map=CTY ''Virginia Board of Elections,'' "Unofficial Results - General Election," accessed November 5, 2013]</ref>
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==Endorsements==
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|{{#ev:youtube|qE7Y6eP-euI|300}}<br><span style="font-size:80%">Laura Delhomme speaks to the Libertarian Party of Virginia</span>
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===2013===
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In 2013, Delhomme’s endorsements included the following:
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* [[Gary Johnson]], [[Libertarian Party]] nominee for President in 2012 <ref>[http://www.independentpoliticalreport.com/2013/05/candidate-for-virginia-house-of-delegates-laura-delhomme-endorsed-by-gary-johnson/ ''Independent Political Report'', "Candidate for Virginia House of Delegates Laura Delhomme Endorsed by Gary Johnson," May 2, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.lauradelhomme.com/ Campaign website]
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* [https://www.facebook.com/LauraForDelegate Candidate Facebook page]
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* [https://twitter.com/lavvra Candidate Twitter feed]
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* [http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/144831/laura-delhomme#.UieIzj_9Uv8 ''Project Vote Smart'' profile]
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* [http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/204847 ''Virginia Public Access Project'' profile]
  
 
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Revision as of 18:53, 8 November 2013

Laura Delhomme
LauraDelhomme.jpg
Candidate for
Virginia House of Delegates, District 47
PartyLibertarian
Education
Bachelor'sGeorgia Southern University, 2007
Personal
Place of birthLafayette, LA
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Laura Delhomme was a 2013 Libertarian candidate for District 47 of the Virginia House of Delegates.[1]

Biography

Delhomme earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia Southern University in 2007.

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

Delhomme’s website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Cut Taxes and Spending

Excerpt: "I believe that our state government should be limited to protecting our rights. It should not act as our provider, supplying us with health care, education, and other benefits. Recently, the Legislature and Governor passed a massive tax increase on Virginians. It was passed with the support of Republicans, Democrats, and Republican Governor Bob McDonnell. I oppose what they did."

  • End the War on Drugs

Excerpt: "Selling and using drugs may be personally unwise, but those activities don't violate anyone's rights. By establishing drug prohibition, our government has taken a modest problem and turned it into a huge problem. Now we have to deal with drug gangs and black markets, and taxpayers have to pay to keep thousands of people in jail."

  • Efficient transportation

Excerpt: "Government involvement in transportation drives up costs, reduces choice, creates congestion, and provides opportunities for corruption. In a free market, quality would improve, and competition would bring down prices. Customers and suppliers would determine how much of a particular transportation mode was offered, such as roads, trains, buses, taxis, bicycle lanes, and pedestrian access."

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Delhomme ran in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 95. She was defeated by incumbent Patrick Hope (D) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[3]

Endorsements


Laura Delhomme speaks to the Libertarian Party of Virginia

2013

In 2013, Delhomme’s endorsements included the following:

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