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Mamie Locke

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Mamie Locke
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Virginia Senate District 2
Incumbent
In office
2004 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$169/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2003
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTougaloo College
Ph.D.Atlanta University
Personal
Date of birth03/19/1954
Place of birthBrandon, MS
ProfessionDean at Hampton University
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Mamie Locke is a Democratic member of the Virginia State Senate. She has been a Senator since 2004, representing the 2nd district.

Locke received a Bachelor's Degree at Tougaloo College and a Masters and Ph.D. at Atlanta University. Additionally Locke has a Certificate in Management Development from Harvard University, a Certificate in Archives Administration from Emory University/Georgia Department of Archives and History.

In addition to serving as a senator, Locke acts as Dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Hampton University. Locke is also a member of the Roman Catholic Church.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

District 2

Locke represents Virginia Senate District 2. Senate District 2 includes Hampton(part), Newport News(part), Portsmouth(part), Suffolk(part).

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Locke won re-election to District 2 of the Virginia State Senate. She was unopposed in the August 23 primary and defeated Thomas Harmon, IV in the November 8 general election.[1]

Virginia State Senate, District 2 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMamie Locke Incumbent 65.6% 17,526
     Republican Thomas Harmon, IV 34.4% 9,208
Total Votes 26,734

2007

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

Locke raised $86,009 for her campaign.[3]

Virginia State Senate, District 2 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mamie Locke (D) 12,242 94.06%
Write-in 772 5.93%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Locke received $151,226 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Virginia State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mamie Locke's campaign in 2011
Virginia Legislative Black Cacus Foundation$7,950
Dominion Political Action Committe - Virginia$6,000
Virginia Bank State PAC Checking$5,500
Virginia Association Of Realtors$5,000
Virginia Health Care Association$4,000
Total Raised in 2011 $151,226
Total Votes received in 2011 17,526
Cost of each vote received $8.63

2007

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

Contributor 2007 total
Richard L. Saslaw For State Senate $3,500
Dominion (Energy & Natural Resources) $3,500
Virginia Association of Realtors $3,000
Virginia Wine Wholesalers Association $2,600
Virginia State Legislative Black Caucus $2,500

Personal

Locke was born in Brandon, Mississippi on December 9, 1947.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Henry Maxwell
Virginia Senate District 2
2004-present
Succeeded by
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