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'''L. Louise Lucas''' has been a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia Senate]] since 1992, representing the 18th district.
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  |Name = Louise Lucas
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  |Profile picture = Louise Lucas.jpg
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  |Position = Virginia Senate District 18
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  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Tenure = 1992 - Present
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  |Term ends = January 11, 2016
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  |Last election = [[Virginia State Senate elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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  |Birthday = 01/22/1944
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  |Place of birth = Portsmouth, VA
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  |Profession = Deaconess 
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  |Religion = African Methodist Episcopal
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  }}{{tnr}}'''L. Louise Lucas''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia State Senate]], representing District 18. She was first elected to the chamber in 1991.
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==Biography==
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Lucas received a B.S. and a M.A. at Norfolk State University. Lucas is a Deaconess at the New Mount Olivet Baptist Church.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
*Local Government, Chair
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===2012-2013===
*Courts of Justice
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Lucas served on the following committees:
*Education and Health
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*[[Courts of Justice Committee, Virginia Senate|Courts of Justice]]
*Finance
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*[[Education and Health Committee, Virginia Senate|Education and Health]]
*Senate Rules
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*[[Finance Committee, Virginia Senate|Finance]]
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*[[Local Government Committee, Virginia Senate|Local Government]]
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*[[Rules Committee, Virginia State Senate|Rules]]
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Lucas served on the following committees:
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*[[Local Government Committee, Virginia Senate|Local Government]], Chair
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*[[Courts of Justice Committee, Virginia Senate|Courts of Justice]]
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*[[Education and Health Committee, Virginia Senate|Education and Health]]
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*[[Finance Committee, Virginia Senate|Finance]]
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*[[Senate Rules Committee, Virginia Senate|Senate Rules]]
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==Elections==
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===2011===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia State Senate elections, 2011]]''
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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.<ref>[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2011/EB178FD6-875D-4B0D-A295-900A0482F523/Official/7_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'' - November 2011 General Election Official Results]</ref>
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===2007===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia State Senate elections, 2007]]''
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On Nov. 6, 2007, Lucas won re-election to the 18th District Seat in the [[Virginia State Senate]].<ref>[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2007/196E44FA-8B19-4240-9A44-737216DAA55D/Unofficial/7_s.shtml 2007 Election Results, Virginia Senate, District 18]</ref>
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Lucas raised $133,133 for her campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2007#results_summary_S 2007 Campaign Spending, Virginia Senate, District 18]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Louise Lucas (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''20,260'''
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| align="center" | 98.48%
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| colspan="2" | Write-in
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| align="right" | 311
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| align="center" | 1.51%
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Lucas received $144,765 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VA&y=2011&f=S&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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|Chamber = Virginia State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 144,765
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|total votes =
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|org1 = Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association
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|org2 = Dominion
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|org3 = Allen Allen Allen & Allen
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|org4 = Virginia Bankers Association
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|org5 = Associated Distributors LLC
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|orgdonor1 = 5,000
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|orgdonor2 = 4,500
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|orgdonor3 = 3,500
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|orgdonor4 = 3,222
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|orgdonor5 = 3,000
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===2007===
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Below are Lucas' top five campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
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! valign="bottom" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Contributor
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|Louise L. Lucas
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|$37,000
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|Richard L. Saslaw for State Senate
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|$12,000
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|Virginia Beer Wholesalers Association
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|$2,500
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|Virginia Health Care Association
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|$2,500
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|[[Virginia Bankers Association]]
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|$2,500
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|-
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Lucas was born in [[Sunshinereview:Portsmouth, Virginia|Portsmouth, Virginia]] on January 22, 1944.
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Lucas was born in [[Portsmouth, Virginia|Portsmouth, Virginia]] on January 22, 1944.
  
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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* [http://sov.state.va.us/SenatorDB.nsf/23b0c13df27a5ef585256fc7004febb2/99002e6c5b8346dd85256aa000719972?OpenDocument Biography from the Virginia Legislature]
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* [http://apps.lis.virginia.gov/sfb1/Senate/senatorwebprofile.aspx?id=271 Biography from the Virginia Legislature]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5105 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5105 Legislative profile from ''Project Vote Smart'']
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5105 Biography from ''Project Vote Smart'']
 
* Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=1145 1999], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19640 2001], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19411 2003],[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77446 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94996 2007]
 
* Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=1145 1999], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19640 2001], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19411 2003],[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77446 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94996 2007]
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Louise Lucas
Louise Lucas.jpg
Virginia Senate District 18
Incumbent
In office
1992 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 23
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$178/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1991
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNorfolk State University
Master'sNorfolk State University
Personal
Date of birth01/22/1944
Place of birthPortsmouth, VA
ProfessionDeaconess
ReligionAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
L. Louise Lucas is a Democratic member of the Virginia State Senate, representing District 18. She was first elected to the chamber in 1991.

Biography

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

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

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]

2007

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2007

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

2011

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
Dominion$4,500
Allen Allen Allen & Allen$3,500
Virginia Bankers Association$3,222
Associated Distributors LLC$3,000
Total Raised in 2011 $144,765

2007

Below are Lucas' top five 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

Personal

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

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