|Virginia House of Delegates District 18|
|January 13, 2016|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|First elected||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|Bachelor's||George Mason University|
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.
In the 2012-2013 session, Webert served on the following committees:
Webert's website highlighted the following 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."
Webert won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 18. Webert ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. He defeated Colin Harris (D) in the general election on November 5, 2013.
|Virginia House of Delegates, District 18 General Election, 2013|
|Republican||Michael Webert Incumbent||63.3%||15,549|
|Virginia House of Delegates, District 18 General Election, 2011|
|Virginia House of Delegates Republican Primary, 2011|
In 2011, Webert received $187,725 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Michael Webert's campaign in 2011|
|Bryant, Magalen O||$89,057|
|Virginia Republican Party||$15,400|
|Howell For Delegate||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2011||$187,725|
|Total Votes received in 2011||9,749|
|Cost of each vote received||$19.26|
In 2011, Webert’s endorsements included the following:
Webert has a wife, Rebecca.
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- House website
- Campaign website
- Webert's blog
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Michael Webert on Facebook
- Webert's LinkedIn profile
- Virginia Public Access Project profile
- Vote VA profile
- Richmond Sunlight profile
- Star Exponent, "Following the money in the District 18 delegates race," August 27, 2013
- Webert's Wikipedia page
- Virginia Board of Elections, “Official Results - 2013 General Election," accessed December 2, 2013
- Virginia State Board of Elections - November 2011 General Election Official Results
- Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
- Michael Webert Delegate, "National Federation of Independent Business Endorses Michael Webert!" September 28, 2011
- Michael Webert Delegate, "Virginia Farm Bureau Federation AgPAC Endorses Michael Webert for House Seat," October 8, 2011
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