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{{TOCnestright}}'''R. Lee Ware, Jr.''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 65 since January 16, 1998.  
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{{TOCnestright}}'''R. Lee Ware, Jr.''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 65. He was first elected to the chamber in 1997.
 
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Prior to joining the House, Ware served as Chair for Board of Supervisors of [[Powhatan County, Virginia|Powhatan County]] (1988-1996), Chair of the Powhatan County Social Services Board (1992-1996), and the Virginia State Board of Education (1995-1997).<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=15440 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Ware]</ref>
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Ware earned his B.A. from Wheaton College in 1974 and his M.A. from Harvard College.
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=15440 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=15440 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
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Lee Ware
Lee Ware.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 65
Incumbent
In office
January 16, 1998 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 16
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1997
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWheaton College
Master'sHarvard College
Personal
Birthday08/20/1952
Place of birthFitchburg, MA
ProfessionTeacher
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
R. Lee Ware, Jr. is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 65. He was first elected to the chamber in 1997.

Biography

Ware earned his B.A. from Wheaton College in 1974 and his M.A. from Harvard College.

Prior to joining the House, Ware served as Chair for Board of Supervisors of Powhatan County (1988-1996), Chair of the Powhatan County Social Services Board (1992-1996), and the Virginia State Board of Education (1995-1997).[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Issues

  • HB 1974 Crash prevention courses; reduction in rates for certain persons attending.
  • HB 1975 Green roofs; authorizes counties, cities, and towns, by ordinance, to grant incentives, etc.
  • HB 1977 Health insurance; mandated coverage for prosthetic devices and components.[2]

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Ware is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 65. Ware ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Ware won re-election to District 65 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[3]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Ware was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [4]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 65 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lee Ware (R) 21,187
Gary Reinhardt (I) 8,682

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Ware received $143,643 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Lee Ware's campaign in 2011
Virginia Hospital Ass PAC$5,500
Verizon$4,000
Dominion$4,000
Western Refining$3,000
Virginia Dental Association$3,000
Total Raised in 2011 $143,643

2009

The top five donors to Ware's 2009 campaign:[6]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Dental Association $4,000
Medical Society of Virginia $3,500
Verizon $3,500
Dominion $3,000
Virginia Bankers Association $3,000

Personal

Ware and his wife, Kathleen, have four children.

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