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}}{{tnr}}'''Mark Dudenhefer''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 2.  He was first elected in [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|2011]].   
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Mark Dudenhefer''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 2.  He was first elected in [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|2011]].   
  
Dudenhefer earned his Bachelor's in economics from LSU, his Master's in business administration from Tulane University, and his Master's in computer information systems from the University of Phoenix.
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==Biography==
 
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Dudenhefer earned his BS in Economics from Louisiana State University in 1974. He later received a MBA from Tulane University in 1987 and his Masters in Computer Information Systems from the University of Phoenix in 2000. Dudenhefer served in the United States Marine Corps, retiring after 30 years of service as a Colonel.
Dudenhefer served in the United States Marine Corps, retiring after 30 years of service as a Colonel.
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
===Presidential preference===
 
{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/12/mitt-romney-announces-virginia-leadership-team ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Virginia Leadership Team," December 29, 2011]</ref>
 
 
 
===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
 
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*'''Transportation
 
*'''Transportation
 
Excerpt: "As our Delegate, Mark will advocate for funding for the widening of Rt. 1 in Prince William and Stafford counties, fair funding allocations to local governments to fix secondary road problems and he will work with the DoD to mitigate BRAC related traffic congestion."
 
Excerpt: "As our Delegate, Mark will advocate for funding for the widening of Rt. 1 in Prince William and Stafford counties, fair funding allocations to local governments to fix secondary road problems and he will work with the DoD to mitigate BRAC related traffic congestion."
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*'''Values
 
*'''Values
 
Excerpt: "Mark shares our values and will stand up to protect families, the right to life and the 2nd Amendment."
 
Excerpt: "Mark shares our values and will stand up to protect families, the right to life and the 2nd Amendment."
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===Presidential Preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/12/mitt-romney-announces-virginia-leadership-team ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Virginia Leadership Team," December 29, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
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Dudenhefer is running for re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 2.  Dudenhefer ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary.  The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
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===2013===
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Dudenhefer {{2013isrunning}} in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 2. Dudenhefer is unopposed in the June 11 Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
 
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==Endorsements==
 
==Endorsements==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
Dudenhefer was endorsed by the "Washington Post" in October 2011.<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/part-i-of-the-posts-va-house-endorsements/2011/10/20/gIQAcLSk1L_story.html ''The Washington Post'', "The Post’s Virginia House endorsements", October 20, 2011]</ref>
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Dudenhefer was endorsed by the ''Washington Post'' in October 2011.<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/part-i-of-the-posts-va-house-endorsements/2011/10/20/gIQAcLSk1L_story.html ''The Washington Post'', "The Post’s Virginia House endorsements", October 20, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Dudenhefer and wife, Kay, have three children.
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Dudenhefer and wife, Kay, have three children and four grandchildren. They currently reside in Stafford, Virginia.
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "'''Mark + Dudenhefer + Virginia + House'''"
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=94525 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=94525 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mark-Dudenhefer-For-Delegate/115585897561 Mark Dudenhefer on Facebook]
 
* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mark-Dudenhefer-For-Delegate/115585897561 Mark Dudenhefer on Facebook]
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Mark Dudenhefer
Mark Dudenhefer.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 2
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLouisiana State University
Master'sTulane University, University of Phoenix
Military service
Service/branchMarine Corps
Years of service30
Personal
Place of birthNew Orleans, LA
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Mark Dudenhefer is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 2. He was first elected in 2011.

Biography

Dudenhefer earned his BS in Economics from Louisiana State University in 1974. He later received a MBA from Tulane University in 1987 and his Masters in Computer Information Systems from the University of Phoenix in 2000. Dudenhefer served in the United States Marine Corps, retiring after 30 years of service as a Colonel.

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

  • Transportation

Excerpt: "As our Delegate, Mark will advocate for funding for the widening of Rt. 1 in Prince William and Stafford counties, fair funding allocations to local governments to fix secondary road problems and he will work with the DoD to mitigate BRAC related traffic congestion."

  • Jobs

Excerpt: "As our Delegate in Richmond, Mark will be guided by the principles of free enterprise and entrepreneurship. Mark understands that government doesn't create jobs; only the private sector and hard working individuals with the entrepreneurial spirit create jobs."

  • Taxes and Spending

Excerpt: "Mark believes that government should focus on its core services and infrastructure, and that's what he'll fight for in Richmond."

  • Education

Excerpt: "As out Delegate, Mark will fight to make sure that more of every dollar is directed to the classroom where it can most improve educational opportunities, attract and retain quality teachers, provide in-classroom tools teachers need and give parents a greater say in their child's education."

  • Values

Excerpt: "Mark shares our values and will stand up to protect families, the right to life and the 2nd Amendment."

Presidential Preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Mark Dudenhefer endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Dudenhefer is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 2. Dudenhefer ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Dudenhefer ran in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 2. Dudenhefer is unopposed in the June 11 Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Dudenhefer won election to District 2 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and defeated Esteban Garces (D) in the November 8 general election.[2]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 2 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Dudenhefer 56.1% 5,767
     Democratic Esteban Garces 43.9% 4,507
Total Votes 10,274

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Dudenhefer received $133,527 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mark Dudenhefer's campaign in 2011
Virginia Republican Party$35,440
Kamco LLC$8,333
Churchill Meadows LLC$5,000
Quantico Business Center$5,000
Dudenhefer, Leon (Mark)$5,000
Total Raised in 2011 $133,527
Total Votes received in 2011 5,767
Cost of each vote received $23.15

Endorsements

2011

Dudenhefer was endorsed by the Washington Post in October 2011.[4]

Personal

Dudenhefer and wife, Kay, have three children and four grandchildren. They currently reside in Stafford, Virginia.

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Preceded by
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