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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 won 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 took place on November 5, 2013.[1]


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.[2]

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. [3]

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.[4]

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:[5]

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