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  }}{{tnr}}'''Lewis Medlin, Jr.''' is a [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Virginia House of Delegates]] District 19.  
 
  }}{{tnr}}'''Lewis Medlin, Jr.''' is a [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Virginia House of Delegates]] District 19.  
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Medlin's professional experience includes working as the vice-president and co-founder of E-Z Mount Bracket Company.  He served in the Washington D.C. Air National Guard from 1969-1975.
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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*'''Electricity and gas rates
 
*'''Electricity and gas rates
 
Excerpt: "Our electric bills have sky rocketed over 70% since Putney voted for a bill that the electirc utility companies  supported. Isn’t eight rate increases in four years enough? Clearly, its time to stop electric utility companies  excessive rate requests and insist on fair pricing for our electricity."
 
Excerpt: "Our electric bills have sky rocketed over 70% since Putney voted for a bill that the electirc utility companies  supported. Isn’t eight rate increases in four years enough? Clearly, its time to stop electric utility companies  excessive rate requests and insist on fair pricing for our electricity."
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==Personal==
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Medlin and his wife, Karen, have four children.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://www.lewismedlin.com/ Official campaign site]
 
*[http://www.lewismedlin.com/ Official campaign site]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=90374 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=90374 Project Vote Smart profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=90374 Project Vote Smart profile]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/94892 VA Public Access Project profile]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/94892 VA Public Access Project profile]

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Lewis Medlin, Jr.
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Candidate for
Virginia House District 19
PartyDemocratic
Military service
Service/branchWashington D.C. Air National Guard
Years of service6
Personal
Date of birth01/21/1950
Professionvice-president and co-founder
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Lewis Medlin, Jr. is a Democratic candidate for Virginia House of Delegates District 19.

Medlin's professional experience includes working as the vice-president and co-founder of E-Z Mount Bracket Company. He served in the Washington D.C. Air National Guard from 1969-1975.

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

Medlin is running in the 2011 election for Virginia House District 19. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and will be opposed by Jerry Johnson (R) and incumbent Lacey Putney (I) in the November 8 general election.

2009

Medlin received 20% of the vote, losing to incumbent Lacey Putney in the general election on November 3, 2009. Constitution Party candidate William Smith also ran, receiving 15%.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

Medlin's website lists the following:

  • Social Security and Medicare benefits

Excerpt: "The Republicans in Washington and Richmond are working to end Medicare and Social Security as we know it. With your support, I will fight to stop this assault and preserve our Medicare and Social Security for our senior citizens."

  • Ensure that our local public schools are properly funded

Excerpt: "The children of Alleghany, Botetourt, and Bedford are our future. Clearly, Lacey Putney did not share our concerns, when he voted to cut 1.5 Billion dollars from our public schools. I believe our children are our most valuable asset, and I will work to ensure that our public schools are properly funded, and that our children receive the best education we can provide."

  • Wasteful spending in state government

Excerpt: "The Republican controlled House of Delegates is throwing away our hard earned tax dollars. Putney and his Republican friends voted to borrow 1.8 Billion dollars to fund our transportation system, and obligated all of us to pay back 3.6 Billion dollars over the next 25 years for that loan. In these hard times, we simply cannot afford this kind of wasteful spending!"

  • Electricity and gas rates

Excerpt: "Our electric bills have sky rocketed over 70% since Putney voted for a bill that the electirc utility companies supported. Isn’t eight rate increases in four years enough? Clearly, its time to stop electric utility companies excessive rate requests and insist on fair pricing for our electricity."

Personal

Medlin and his wife, Karen, have four children.

External links

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