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Revision as of 09:53, 4 January 2012

Mamye BaCote
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Virginia House of Delegates District 95
Incumbent
In office
2004 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 10
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First elected2003
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sVirginia Union University
Master'sHampton Institute
Personal
Birthday02/18/1939
Place of birthHalifax, VA
ProfessionTeacher
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mamye BaCote is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 95 since 2004.

Prior to her election to the House, BaCote served as Councilwoman on the Newport News City Council from 1996-2003. She currently sits on the board of Peninsula Habitat for Humanity and Newport News Public Art Foundation.[1]

BaCote earned her M.A. from Hampton Institute in 1967 and her A.B. from Virginia Union University in 1960.

Issue positions

BaCote's answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2007 National Political Awareness Test are available. When asked her priorities she stated, "My priorities are supporting funding + policies for public education + higher education, health care, transportation and public safety."[2]

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • HB 1910 Firearms; localities may adopt ordinance prohibiting thereof in libraries owned by locality.
  • HB 1911 Retirement System; retirees may be hired as teachers without interrupting retirement benefits.
  • HB 2571 Restricted driver's license; court to provide during period of suspension.[3]

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

BaCote is running for re-election to the District 95 seat of the Virginia House of Delegates. She was uncontested in the August 23 primary and will be opposed by Glenn McGuire (L) in the November 8 general election.[4]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 95 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMamye BaCote 77.2% 7,142
     Libertarian Glenn McGuire 22.8% 2,114
Total Votes 9,256

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, BaCote was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [5]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 95 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mamye BaCote (D) 11,837

Campaign donors

2009

The top 5 donors to BaCote's 2009 campaign:[6]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Bankers Association $2,988
Virginia Automobile and Truck Dealers Association $2,500
Virginia Optometric Association $2,500
Virginia Legislative Black Caucus $2,500
Virginia Healthcare Association $4,000

Personal

BaCote and her husband, Theodore, have three children.

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Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 95
2004–present
Succeeded by
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