Mamye BaCote

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Mamye BaCote
Virginia House of Delegates District 95
Incumbent
Assumed office
2004
Current term ends
January 2012
Political party Democrat
Profession Teacher
Website Mamye BaCote


Mamye BaCote is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 95 since 2004.

She won re-election unopposed in the 2009 general election.[1]

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.[2]

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."[3]

Committee membership

  • 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.[4]

Major donors

The top 5 donors to BaCote's 2007 campaign:[5]

  • 1. Old Dominion Highway Contractors Assoc $50,250
  • 2. Townebank $50,000
  • 3. Dominion $2,500
  • 4. VA State Legislative Black Caucus $2,500
  • 5. VA Optometric Assoc $2,000

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References