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  |Tenure = 2008 - Present  
 
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  |Base salary = $17,640/year
 
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  |Per diem = $135/day
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  |Per diem = $170/day
 
  |Pension =
 
  |Pension =
  |Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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  |Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
 
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  |First elected = 2007
 
  |First elected = 2007
 
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  |Next election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
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  |Profession = Attorney  
 
  |Profession = Attorney  
 
  |Religion = Greek Orthodox
 
  |Religion = Greek Orthodox
  |Office website = http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/a1a0785aee530d7b85257535005773ed?OpenDocument
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  |Campaign website = http://www.gomanoli.com/
 
  |Campaign website = http://www.gomanoli.com/
 
  |Personal website =  
 
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  }}{{TOCnestright}}'''George M. "Manoli" Loupassi''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing [[Virginia House of Delegates District 68|District 68]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.
{{TOCnestright}}'''G. M. "Manoli" Loupassi''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 68 since 2008.
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Loupassi is an attorney, having worked with the Virginia Law & Government Affairs, P.C., and as Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for the City of [[sunshinereview:Richmond, Virginia|Richmond]]. He served as Treasurer of the Richmond Republican Committee from 1998-2006, and on the Board of Richmond Ambulance Authority from 2000-2003.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=90453 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Loupassi]</ref>
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==Biography==
 
Loupassi earned his B.A. from Washington and Lee University in 1989 and his J.D. from the University of Richmond Law School in 1992.
 
Loupassi earned his B.A. from Washington and Lee University in 1989 and his J.D. from the University of Richmond Law School in 1992.
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Loupassi is an attorney, having worked with the Virginia Law & Government Affairs, P.C., and as Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for the City of [[Richmond, Virginia|Richmond]].<ref name=PVS>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=90453 ''Project Vote Smart'', "Biography," accessed May 28, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2014-2015===
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At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Loupassi served on the following committees:
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|Committee1 =Commerce and Labor
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|Committee2 = Courts of Justice
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|Committee3 =
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===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
In the 2012-2013 session, Loupassi served on the following committees:
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Loupassi served on the following committees:
* [[Commerce and Labor Committee, Virginia House|Commerce and Labor]]
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* [[Courts of Justice Committee, Virginia House|Courts of Justice]]
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Virginia
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House
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|Committee1 =Commerce and Labor
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|Committee2 = Courts of Justice
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|Chair2=
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
In the 2010-2011 session, Loupassi served on the following committees:
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Loupassi served on the following committees:
*[[Courts of Justice Committee, Virginia House|Courts of Justice]]
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**Civil Law Subcommittee
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**Judicial Systems Subcommittee
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*[[Education Committee, Virginia House|Education]]
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**Students and Day Care Subcommittee
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**Teachers and Administrative Action Subcommittee, ''Chair''
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*[[Commerce and Labor Committee, Virginia House|Commerce and Labor]]
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**Subcommittee #2
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===Sponsored legislation===     
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Virginia
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|Collapse=Yes
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|year = 2010
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|Chamber = House
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|Committee1 =Courts of Justice
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Chair2=
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|Committee3 = Commerce and Labor
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|Committee4 =
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==Issues==
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===Sponsored legislation===
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====2012-2013====
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* HB 1302 Tolling fees; prevents VDOT from charging monthly fees for payment program and its transponders.
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* HB 1542 Online case management system; removal of defendant’s name.
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* HB 1732 Richmond Metropolitan Authority; composition of Board of Directors; powers.
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:''Note: a more [http://www.delegatemanoliloupassi.com/legislation/ comprehensive list] of proposed legislation is available [http://www.delegatemanoliloupassi.com/legislation/ here].
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====2010-2011====     
 
* HB 1797 Unsolicited bulk electronic mail (spam); penalty.
 
* HB 1797 Unsolicited bulk electronic mail (spam); penalty.
 
* HB 1799 The Fraud and Abuse Whistle Blower Protection Act; established.
 
* HB 1799 The Fraud and Abuse Whistle Blower Protection Act; established.
* HB 1807 Marijuana; illegal to transport into State unless authorized under Drug Control Act, penalty.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H197C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
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* HB 1807 Marijuana; illegal to transport into State unless authorized under Drug Control Act, penalty.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H197C ''Legislative Information System'', "Bill Tracking," accessed May 28, 2014]</ref>
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===Campaign themes===
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====2009====
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On his official website Loupassi states, "I’ve been working on important issues like fighting for real property tax relief by capping annual assessments, increasing salaries for teachers, adding significant protections for consumers of Pay Day Loans and eliminating the abusive driver fees."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
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Loupassi won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 68.  Loupassi ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary.  He defeated [[Bill Grogan]] (I) in the general election on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://electionresults.virginia.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=HOD&map=CTY  ''Virginia Board of Elections,'' “Official Results - 2013 General Election," accessed December 2, 2013]</ref>
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{{Election box 2013
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|Chamber= Virginia House of Delegates, District 68 General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Independent
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|party3= Other
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|winner1 = Manoli Loupassi
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|Inc1=Y
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|Inc2=
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|votes1 = 20634
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|candidate2 = Bill Grogan
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|candidate3= Write-in
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|votes2 = 12108
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|votes3=163
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}}
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
  
On November 8, 2011, Loupassi won re-election to District 68 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.<ref>[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2011/EB178FD6-875D-4B0D-A295-900A0482F523/Official/8_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'' - November 2011 General Election Official Results]</ref>
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On November 8, 2011, Loupassi won re-election to District 68 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.<ref>[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2011/EB178FD6-875D-4B0D-A295-900A0482F523/Official/8_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'', "November 2011 General Election Official Results," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
  
 
===2009===
 
===2009===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
  
In 2009, Loupassi was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2009#results_summary_H Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results]</ref>
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In 2009, Loupassi was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2009#results_summary_H ''Follow the Money'', "Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
On his official website Loupassi states, "I’ve been working on important issues like fighting for real property tax relief by capping annual assessments, increasing salaries for teachers, adding significant protections for consumers of Pay Day Loans and eliminating the abusive driver fees."<ref>[http://www.gomanoli.com/index.php Go Manoli ''Homepage'']</ref>
 
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
In 2011, Loupassi received $207,685 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VA&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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In 2011, Loupassi received $207,685 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VA&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable ''Follow the Money'', "2011 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2009===
 
===2009===
The top 5 donors to Loupassi's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113940 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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The top five donors to Loupassi's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113940 ''Follow the Money'', "2009 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
 
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Loupassi and his wife, Hyde, have three children.
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Loupassi and his wife, Hyde, have three children. He served as Treasurer of the Richmond Republican Committee from 1998 to 2006, and on the Board of Richmond Ambulance Authority from 2000 to 2003. He also served as the chair of the Greater Richmond Partnership, the President of the Downtown Richmond Renaissance, and as the Richmond Chair for George Bush for President in 2004, among [http://www.delegatemanoliloupassi.com/manolis-story/ other organizations].<ref name=PVS/>
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==Recent news==
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==See also==
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*[[Virginia State Legislature]]
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*[[Virginia House of Delegates]]
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*[[Virginia House of Delegates#Standing committees|Virginia House of Delegates Committees]]
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*[[Virginia state legislative districts]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://www.gomanoli.com/ Delegate Loupassi official website]
 
*[http://www.gomanoli.com/ Delegate Loupassi official website]
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/a1a0785aee530d7b85257535005773ed?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Loupassi]  
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/2e857b760b0a8ef885257b640045690d?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Loupassi]
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*[http://openstates.org/va/legislators/VAL000096/g-manoli-loupassi/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=90453 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=90453 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=90453 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=90453 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/gmloupassi/ Richmond Sunlight profile]
 
*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/gmloupassi/ Richmond Sunlight profile]
 
*[http://www.statesurge.com/members/115147-g-manoli-loupassi-virginia State Surge - legislative and voting track record]
 
*[http://www.statesurge.com/members/115147-g-manoli-loupassi-virginia State Surge - legislative and voting track record]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._Manoli_Loupassi ''Wikipedia'' page]
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*[http://www.loupassilaw.com/ Loupassi's law firm website]
  
 
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Manoli Loupassi
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Virginia House of Delegates District 68
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$170/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First elected2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWashington and Lee University
J.D.University of Richmond Law School, 1992
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionGreek Orthodox
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
George M. "Manoli" Loupassi is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 68. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Loupassi earned his B.A. from Washington and Lee University in 1989 and his J.D. from the University of Richmond Law School in 1992.

Loupassi is an attorney, having worked with the Virginia Law & Government Affairs, P.C., and as Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for the City of Richmond.[1]

Committee assignments

2014-2015

At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Loupassi served on the following committees:

Virginia Committee Assignments, 2014
Commerce and Labor
Courts of Justice

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Issues

2012-2013

  • HB 1302 Tolling fees; prevents VDOT from charging monthly fees for payment program and its transponders.
  • HB 1542 Online case management system; removal of defendant’s name.
  • HB 1732 Richmond Metropolitan Authority; composition of Board of Directors; powers.
Note: a more comprehensive list of proposed legislation is available here.

2010-2011

  • HB 1797 Unsolicited bulk electronic mail (spam); penalty.
  • HB 1799 The Fraud and Abuse Whistle Blower Protection Act; established.
  • HB 1807 Marijuana; illegal to transport into State unless authorized under Drug Control Act, penalty.[2]

Campaign themes

2009

On his official website Loupassi states, "I’ve been working on important issues like fighting for real property tax relief by capping annual assessments, increasing salaries for teachers, adding significant protections for consumers of Pay Day Loans and eliminating the abusive driver fees."

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Loupassi won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 68. Loupassi ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. He defeated Bill Grogan (I) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[3]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 68 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngManoli Loupassi Incumbent 62.7% 20,634
     Independent Bill Grogan 36.8% 12,108
     Other Write-in 0.5% 163
Total Votes 32,905

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Loupassi won re-election to District 68 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[4]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

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

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 68 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Manoli Loupassi (R) 17,157
Bill Grogan (I) 7,332

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Loupassi received $207,685 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Manoli Loupassi's campaign in 2011
Allen Allen Allen & Allen$10,000
Alpha Natural Resources Services$5,000
Goodwin, Matthew T$5,000
Weinstein, Marcus M$5,000
Dominion$4,500
Total Raised in 2011 $207,685

2009

The top five donors to Loupassi's 2009 campaign:[7]

Contributor 2009 total
Republican Party of Virginia $21,696
William H. Goodwin III $11,000
Allen Allen Allen and Allen $10,000
Manuel Loupassi $10,000
Marcus M. Weinstein $10,000

Personal

Loupassi and his wife, Hyde, have three children. He served as Treasurer of the Richmond Republican Committee from 1998 to 2006, and on the Board of Richmond Ambulance Authority from 2000 to 2003. He also served as the chair of the Greater Richmond Partnership, the President of the Downtown Richmond Renaissance, and as the Richmond Chair for George Bush for President in 2004, among other organizations.[1]

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