|Virginia House of Delegates District 2|
|January 8, 2014|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
|Bachelor's||Louisiana State University|
|Master's||Tulane University, University of Phoenix|
|Years of service||30|
|Place of birth||New Orleans, LA|
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.
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 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."
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."
Excerpt: "Mark shares our values and will stand up to protect families, the right to life and the 2nd Amendment."
In the 2012-2013 session, Dudenhefer served on the following committees:
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.
|Virginia House of Delegates, District 2 General Election, 2011|
In 2011, Dudenhefer received $133,527 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mark Dudenhefer's campaign in 2011|
|Virginia Republican Party||$35,440|
|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|
Dudenhefer was endorsed by the Washington Post in October 2011.
Dudenhefer and wife, Kay, have three children and four grandchildren. They currently reside in Stafford, Virginia.
- House website
- Campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Mark Dudenhefer on Facebook
- Twitter page
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