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|Name = Margaret Ransone
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}}{{tnr}}'''Margaret Rasone''' is a 2011 [[Republican]] candidate for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011#District 99|District 99]] of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Margaret B. Ransone''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 99.  She was first elected to the chamber in [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|2011]].  
  
==Elections==
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==Committee assignments==
===2011===
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===2012-2013===
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
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In the 2012-2013 session, Ransone served on the following committees:
 
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* [[Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee, Virginia House|Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources]]
Rasone is running in the 2011 election for [[Virginia House of Delegates|Virginia House]] District 99.  She defeated [[John Lampmann]] and [[Dean Sumner]] in the primary on August 23, 2011 and will be opposed by [[Nicholas Smith]] in the November 8 general election.
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* [[Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee, Virginia House|Health, Welfare and Institutions]]
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* [[Privileges and Elections Committee, Virginia House|Privileges and Elections]]
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
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====2011====
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Ransone’s website highlighted the following campaign themes:
 
*'''Preserve our Northern Neck way of life.
 
*'''Preserve our Northern Neck way of life.
 
Excerpt: "Support our local natural and historical resources to create new jobs and economic growth."
 
Excerpt: "Support our local natural and historical resources to create new jobs and economic growth."
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*'''"Virginia is the cradle of American liberty. I will always fight for the rights guaranteed to us by the Virginia and U.S. Constitutions."
 
*'''"Virginia is the cradle of American liberty. I will always fight for the rights guaranteed to us by the Virginia and U.S. Constitutions."
  
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==Elections==
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
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Ransone won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 99.  Ransone ran unopposed in the June 11 [[Republican]] primary. She was unopposed in the general election, which took place 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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===2011===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
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On November 8, 2011, Ransone won election to District 99 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  She defeated [[John Lampmann]] and [[Dean Sumner]] in the primary on August 23, 2011 and defeated [[Nicholas Smith]] (D) 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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{{Election box 2011
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|Chamber= Virginia House of Delegates, District 99 General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Democratic
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|winner1 = Margaret Ransone
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|votes1 = 14330
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|candidate2 = Nicholas Smith
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|votes2 = 6364
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|Chamber= Virginia House of Delegates Republican Primary
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|year = 2011
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|party= Republican
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|winner1 = Margaret Ransone
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|candidate2 = Dean Sumner
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|candidate3 = John Lampmann
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|votes1 = 3912
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|votes2 = 1341
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|votes3 = 1133 
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Ransone received $215,999 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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|Chamber = Virginia House of Delegates
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 215999
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|total votes = 14330
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|org1 = Virginia Republican Party
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|org2 = Howell For Delegate
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|org3 = Opportunity Virginia PAC
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|org4 = Chichester, John
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|org5 = Bevans, Shirley E
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|orgdonor1 = 10,900
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|orgdonor2 = 10,000
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|orgdonor3 = 10,000
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|orgdonor4 = 5,000
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|orgdonor5 = 4,800
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==Recent news==
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* [http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/3e933c962c4ed43985257b6400456928?OpenDocument House website]
* [http://www.margaretransone.com/about/ Campaign website]
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* [http://www.margaretransone.com Campaign website]
* [http://www.facebook.com/margaretbevansransonefordelegate Margaret Rasone on Facebook]
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* [http://openstates.org/va/legislators/VAL000166/margaret-b-ransone/ Profile from Open States]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=134523 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.facebook.com/margaretbevansransonefordelegate Margaret Ransone on Facebook]
  
 
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Margaret Ransone
Margaret Ransone.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 99
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Margaret B. Ransone is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 99. She was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

Ransone’s website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Preserve our Northern Neck way of life.

Excerpt: "Support our local natural and historical resources to create new jobs and economic growth."

  • Support the existing job creators across the District

Excerpt: "I understand the pride of labor intensive work and craftsmanship, maintaining personal relationships with customers, standing by your product, and being responsible to other business owners and clients. I will be a strong voice and defend the hard working people that are the foundation of small communities across America."

  • Secure our future by developing a friendly business climate in Virginia with less government involvement.

Excerpt: "I will promote jobs and opportunities locally by cutting wasteful programs and cutting taxes. Encourage new stable, long term jobs for the area in the technical and medical fields. I will always defend and protect Right to Work laws. Yes, I too will jump on board with officials to draw high speed internet providers to our rural area. I understand this is crucial to our future."

  • Plan transportation and infrastructure as we grow – not after.

Excerpt: "Fight for our fair share of transportation dollars. Insist that once our localities receive tax dollars, they are spent efficiently to maintain our priority needs on roads and bridges."

  • Protect our Property Rights and Always Defend the Repeal of the Death Tax.

Excerpt: "These rights are not given to us by our government – We have earned our property and have the authority on its use."

  • We must insist on energy independence.

Excerpt: "Businesses and families are crippled by soaring energy costs. I believe we should work resources on our own soil to reduce financial pressure on families and relieve our dependence on foreign control of our future."

  • Education is best controlled at the local level-by parents, teachers, and citizens.

Excerpt: "All children should have an equal opportunity to the same education and be able to compete at home or around the world."

  • "I will always defend the Right to Life and all Virginia values."
  • "I am a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment and will support the rights of gun owners, hunters, and sportsmen."
  • "Virginia is the cradle of American liberty. I will always fight for the rights guaranteed to us by the Virginia and U.S. Constitutions."

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Ransone won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 99. Ransone ran unopposed in the June 11 Republican primary. She was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[1]

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Ransone won election to District 99 of the Virginia House of Delegates. She defeated John Lampmann and Dean Sumner in the primary on August 23, 2011 and defeated Nicholas Smith (D) in the November 8 general election.[2]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 99 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMargaret Ransone 69.2% 14,330
     Democratic Nicholas Smith 30.8% 6,364
Total Votes 20,694

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Ransone received $215,999 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Margaret Ransone's campaign in 2011
Virginia Republican Party$10,900
Howell For Delegate$10,000
Opportunity Virginia PAC$10,000
Chichester, John$5,000
Bevans, Shirley E$4,800
Total Raised in 2011 $215,999
Total Votes received in 2011 14,330
Cost of each vote received $15.07

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Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 99
2012–present
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