Luke Torian

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Luke Torian
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Virginia House of Delegates District 52
In office
January 13, 2010 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 5
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 3, 2009
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Campaign website
Luke E. Torian is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 52. He was first elected to the chamber in 2009.


Torrain works as a pastor at First Mount Zion Baptist Church. He is a Co-President of Eastern Price William County Ministerial Association.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Torian is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 52. Torian ran unopposed in the June 11 Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Torian won re-election to District 52 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and defeated Cleveland Anderson (R) in the November 8 general election.[1]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 52 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLuke Torian Incumbent 60.8% 5,156
     Republican Cleveland Anderson 39.2% 3,327
Total Votes 8,483


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Torian was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Rafael Lopez in the General Election. [2]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 52 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Luke Torian (D) 8,267
Rafael Lopez (R) 7,616

Campaign donors


In 2011, Torian received $203,675 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Luke Torian's campaign in 2011
Virginia Democratic Party$49,682
National Counseling Group$12,500
Virginia Association Of Realtors$8,015
Rice, Edward H$5,500
Total Raised in 2011 $203,675
Total Votes received in 2011 5,156
Cost of each vote received $39.5


The top five donors to Torian's 2009 campaign:[4]

Contributor 2009 total
Democratic Party of Virginia $101,223
Virginia House Democratic Caucus $34,593
Thomas Minnick $30,000
Joseph Johnson & Associates $16,258
Moving Virginia Forward $15,000


Torian and his wife, Clarice, have one child.

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Preceded by
Jeff Frederick
Virginia House of Delegates District 52
Succeeded by