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Michael Watson
Micheal Watson (Virginia).jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 93
In office
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 3
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
Office website
Campaign website
Michael Watson is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 93. He was first elected in 2011.

Watson's professional experience includes working as the president of Control Automation Technologies Corp and president of Watson Industries. He earned his ODU from New River Community College.

Committee assignments


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



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Watson is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 93. Watson ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary and is challenged by T. Monty Mason (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Watson won election to District 93 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and defeated incumbent Robin Abbott (D) in the November 8 general election.[1]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 93 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Watson 51.8% 8,188
     Democratic Robin Abbott Incumbent 48.2% 7,615
Total Votes 15,803

Campaign donors


In 2011, Watson received $550,049 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Watson (Virginia)'s campaign in 2011
Virginia Republican Party$371,396
Opportunity Virginia PAC$10,147
Majority Leader PAC$10,000
Watson, Michael B$7,900
Dominion Leadership Trust$7,829
Total Raised in 2011 $550,049
Total Votes received in 2011 8,188
Cost of each vote received $67.18


Watson and his wife, Amy, have three children.

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Preceded by
Robin Abbott
Virginia House of Delegates District 93
Succeeded by