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Revision as of 14:50, 22 August 2012

Louise Lucas
Louise Lucas.jpg
Virginia Senate District 18
In office
1992 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2012
Years in position 23
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$169/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1991
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Date of birth01/22/1944
Place of birthPortsmouth, VA
ReligionAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Office website
L. Louise Lucas has been a Democratic member of the Virginia State Senate since 1992, representing the 18th district.

Lucas received a B.S. and M.A. at Norfolk State University. Lucas is a Deaconess at the New Mount Olivet Baptist Church.

Committee assignments


In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Lucas has been appointed to the following committees:


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

District 18

Lucas represents Virginia Senate District 18. Senate District 18 includes Brunswick County(part), Chesapeake(part), Emporia, Franklin(part), Greensville County, Isle of Wight County(part), Lunenburg County(part), Nottoway County, Portsmouth(part), Southampton County(part), Suffolk(part), Sussex County.



See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Lucas won re-election to District 18 of the Virginia State Senate. She was unchallenged in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[1]


On Nov. 6, 2007, Lucas won re-election to the 18th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate.[2]

Lucas raised $133,133 for her campaign.[3]

Virginia State Senate, District 18 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Louise Lucas (D) 20,260 98.48%
Write-in 311 1.51%

Campaign donors


In 2011, Lucas received $144,765 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Virginia State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Louise Lucas's campaign in 2011
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association$5,000
Allen Allen Allen & Allen$3,500
Virginia Bankers Association$3,222
Associated Distributors LLC$3,000
Total Raised in 2011 $144,765


Below are Lucas' top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:

Contributor 2007 total
Louise L. Lucas $37,000
Richard L. Saslaw for State Senate $12,000
Virginia Beer Wholesalers Association $2,500
Virginia Health Care Association $2,500
Virginia Bankers Association $2,500


Lucas was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on January 22, 1944.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Virginia Senate District 18
Succeeded by