Louise Lucas

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Louise Lucas
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Virginia Senate District 18
Incumbent
In office
1992 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 22
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
Birthday01/22/1944
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. He was first elected to the chamber in 1992.

Biography

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

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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Virginia Senate District 18
1992-present
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