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Michael Webert

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Michael Webert
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Candidate for
Virginia House District 18
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sGeorge Mason University
Personal
Professionowner and general manager
ReligionChristian
Websites
Personal website
Michael Webert is a 2011 Republican candidate for District 18 of the Virginia House of Delegates.

Webert is the owner of Black Locust Livestock Marketing & Consulting. He is also the general manager of Locust Hill Farm. He earned his Bachelor's from George Mason University.

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

Webert is running in the 2011 election for Virginia House District 18. He defeated Kevin Kelly in the primary on August 23, 2011. He will be opposed by Bob Zwick in the general election which takes place on November 8, 2011.

Virginia House of Delegates Republican Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Webert 56.4% 2,007
Kevin Kelly 43.6% 1,552
Total Votes 3,559

Issues

Campaign themes

  • Empower small business

Excerpt: "Entrepreneurs and small businesses are the backbone of our economy -- they create the jobs that improve our standards of living and expand opportunities to all residents. Michael Webert's goal is to help make Virginia the most small business friendly state in the nation -- including favorable incentives, tax breaks, and assistance."

  • Preserve our heritage and rural character

Excerpt: "Michael Webert is committed to preserving Virginia's heritage for future generations, and embracing progress in ways that preserve the very best in our district -- that includes rural landscapes and historic small towns. Michael Webert believes that celebrating Virginia's magnificent history is very much a part of a better future."

  • Lower taxes and less regulations

Excerpt: "Like Presidents Reagan and Kennedy, Michael Webert believes that we can strengthen our economy by reducing the role of bureaucracy and empowering citizens. Michael Webert believes that reducing tax burdens and eliminating unnecessary bureaucratic regulations is a critical and swift means of improving our economy, creating jobs, and restoring the "rising tide" that improves the prosperity of all citizens."

  • Support and promote agriculture and agribusiness

Excerpt: "As a regionally acclaimed and award winning leader in farm and ranch management, Michael Webert genuinely understands the challenges faced by our farmers and ranchers, and the means by which government can address these challenges. Michael Webert is uniquely qualified and entirely committed to strengthening agriculture and agribusiness in the 18th District."

  • Improved accountability and transparency in government

Excerpt: "Michael Webert's goal is to help make the government of Virginia the most transparent and accountable in the nation. The result of transparency in government is always the more efficient allocation of tax dollars and improved services to citizens."

  • Defend our 2nd amendment rights

Excerpt: "Michael Webert is entirely committed to preserving and protecting our constitutional rights and opposing the initiatives of those who would replace individual freedoms with government regulations. This includes our very important 2nd Amendment rights that empower each of us to defend our homes and families, and in so doing deter crimes and improve safety."

Personal

Webert has a wife, Rebecca.

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