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Revision as of 14:07, 11 July 2013

Matthew James
Matthew James.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 80
Incumbent
In office
January 13, 2010 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 3, 2009
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sHampton University
Master'sJ.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University
Personal
ProfessionPresident and CEO, Peninsula Council for Workforce Development
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Matthew James is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 80 since 2010.

James' professional experience includes working as the president and chief executive officer of Peninsula Council for Workforce Development and director of economic development for the City of Portsmouth. He earned his B.A. in economics and mathematics from Hampton University and his M.B.A. from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

James is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 80. James ran unopposed in the June 11th Democratic Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, James won re-election to District 80 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[1]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, James was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [2]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 80 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Matthew James (D) 9,818
Jennifer Lee (R) 4,486

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, James received $45,664 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Matthew James's campaign in 2011
Virginia Democratic Party$4,855
Dominion$2,000
Virginia Beer Wholesalers Association$2,000
VCTA$1,500
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association$1,500
Total Raised in 2011 $45,664

2009

The top 5 donors to James' 2009 campaign:[4]

Contributor 2009 total
Kenneth Wright $3,500
Virginia Dental Association $3,000
Virginia Automobile and Truck Dealers Association $2,000
Virginia Wine Wholesalers Association $2,000
Virginia Beverage Association $1,010

Personal

James and his wife, Karen, have two children.

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