Linda Todd "Toddy" Puller
|Linda Todd "Toddy" Puller|
|Virginia Senate District 36|
|1999 - Present|
|January 11, 2012|
|Years in position||15|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2007|
|Next general||November 8, 2011|
|Place of birth||Cedar Rapids, IA|
Puller received a B.A. at Mary Washington College. Puller is a member of the Episcopal Church.
Prior to serving as a senator Puller served as a member of the House of Delegates from 1992-2000.
- Rehabilitation and Social Services, Chair
- Commerce and Labor
- Courts of Justice
- Local Government
- Senate Rules
Distancing from President Obama
Puller is one of the Democratic state senators who has distanced herself from Present Obama in light of having a difficult re-election bid in November 2011. She has stated "He’s frustrating me, just like he’s frustrating others out there."
- See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011
Puller is running for re-election to the District 36 seat of the Virginia State Senate. She was unopposed in the August 23 primary. Jeffrey Frederick and Tito Munoz are running for the seat on the Republican ticket.
Puller raised $261,230 for her campaign.
|Virginia State Senate, District 36 (2007)|
|Linda Puller (D)||21,441||96.34%|
Below are Puller's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
|Democratic Party of Virginia||$27,129|
|Home Builders Association of Virginia||$7,529|
|Virginia Trial Lawyers Association||$7,000|
|Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Association||$6,250|
|Fried Companies, Inc. (Real Estate)||$5,500|
Puller was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on January 19, 1945.
- Sen. Puller's website
- Biography from the Virginia Legislature
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions:1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007
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