|U.S. House, Virginia, District 9|
|January 3, 2011-present|
|January 3, 2013|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 6, 2012|
|Virginia House of Delegates|
|Bachelor's||Emory & Henry College|
|J.D.||Washington & Lee University School of Law|
|Birthday||March 15, 1958|
|Place of birth||Philadelphia, PA|
After earning his J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law, Griffith went into private practice as a lawyer. In 1994 he began his political career as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, where he eventually became House Majority Leader.
Griffith has been involved with a number of organizations, including the Boy Scouts of America - Blue Ridge Mountains Council, Boy Scouts of America - Catawba District, Easter Seals Virginia, Emory & Henry College, and the Salem Education Foundation.
- 2011-present: U.S. House of Representatives
- 1994-2010: Virginia House of Delegates
- 2000-2010: Virginia House of Delegates House Majority Leader
Griffith is a member of the following House committees
- House Energy and Commerce Committee
- Energy and Power Subcommittee
- Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee
Griffith's answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 1999 National Political Awareness Test are available. The test provides an overview of a candidate's views on a number of major issues. Griffith did not answer the question asking what his top priorities are.
- HB 1841 Extortion; person who extorts money, etc., by threatening to report another as illegally present.
- HB 1842 Emergency protective order; authority of magistrate or judge to issue in cases of sexual battery.
- HB 2627 Alcoholic beverage control; unlawful possession, affirmative defense. 
Percentage voting with party
The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Griffith has voted with the Republican Party 88.4% of the time, which ranked 206 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.
On November 2, 2010, Griffith won election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating incumbent Rick Boucher (D), Jeremiah D. Heaton (I), and a write-in.
Griffith's election to the U.S. House left his seat open in the Virginia House of Delegates. His seat was filled by Greg Habeeb in a special election in January 2011.
Griffith won election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that election cycle, Griffith's campaign committee raised a total of $1,075,273 and spent $1,029,522.
|U.S. House of Representatives, Virginia, 9th District, 2010 - Morgan Griffith Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$2,639,353|
|Total Spent by General Election Opponent||$3,325,898|
|Top contributors to Morgan Griffith's campaign committee|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
The top 5 donors to Griffith's 2009 campaign were mainly from professional organizations:
|Virginia Association of Realtors||$33,250|
|Virginia Bankers Association||$20,500|
|Virginia Trial Lawyers Association||$19,500|
|Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Assoc||$8,750|
Griffith and his wife, Hilary, have three children.
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- Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Griffith
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions:2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2001, 1999
- Richmond Sunlight profile
- VA Public Access Project profile
- ↑ Gov Track "Griffith" Accessed May 17, 2012
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Official House website "Biography," Accessed November 11, 2011
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Delegate Griffith
- ↑ Official House website "Committee Assignments," Accessed November 11, 2011
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Delegate Griffith Issue Positions
- ↑ Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron
- ↑ OpenCongress "Voting With Party"
- ↑ Morgan Griffith campaign website "Thank You," April 11, 2012
- ↑ U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
- ↑ Open Secrets "2010 Race: Virginia District 09," Accessed November 11, 2011
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions
|U.S. House of Representatives - Virginia, 9th District
| Succeeded by|
|Virginia House of Delegates District 8
| Succeeded by|
Greg Habeeb (R)
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