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  name                = Onzlee Ware |
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  |Name = Onzlee Ware
  political position  = Virginia House of Delegates District 11 |
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  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 11
  assumed office      = 2004 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Tenure = 2004 - Present
  political party     = [[Democrat]] |
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  |Term ends = January 8, 2014
  profession          =  Attorney |
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|Assumed office = 2004
  website             = [http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/89942eaeeee900b385257535005773b0?OpenDocument Onzlee Ware] |
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Onzlee Ware''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 11 since 2004.
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Onzlee Ware''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 11 since 2004.  
  
 
Since 1988 Ware has been the owner of the Law Office of Onzlee Ware and Associates. He is a member of the National Rifle Association, Sigma Pi Phi - Beta Phi Boule Fraternity, and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50897 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Ware]</ref>
 
Since 1988 Ware has been the owner of the Law Office of Onzlee Ware and Associates. He is a member of the National Rifle Association, Sigma Pi Phi - Beta Phi Boule Fraternity, and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50897 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Ware]</ref>
  
==Issue positions==
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Ware earned his B.A. from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University in 1976 and his J.D. from North Carolina Central School of Law in 1984.
Ware's answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2005 National Political Awareness Test are available. The test provides an overview of a candidate's views on a number of issues. Ware did not answer the question asking his top priorities.<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=50897 Project Vote Smart - Onzlee Ware ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
2010-2012 committees:
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 session, Ware served on the following committees:
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* [[Appropriations Committee, Virginia House|Appropriations]]
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* [[Counties, Cities and Towns Committee, Virginia House|Counties, Cities and Towns]]
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* [[Education Committee, Virginia House|Education]]
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 session, Ware served on the following committees:
 
*[[Education Committee, Virginia House|Education]]
 
*[[Education Committee, Virginia House|Education]]
 
**Standards of Quality Subcommittee
 
**Standards of Quality Subcommittee
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**Public Safety Subcommittee
 
**Public Safety Subcommittee
 
*[[Counties, Cities and Towns Committee, Virginia House|Counties, Cities and Towns]]
 
*[[Counties, Cities and Towns Committee, Virginia House|Counties, Cities and Towns]]
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==Elections==
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
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Ware is running for re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 11.  Ware ran unopposed in the June 11th Democratic Primary.  The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
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===2011===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
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On November 8, 2011, Ware won re-election to District 11 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.<ref>[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2011/EB178FD6-875D-4B0D-A295-900A0482F523/Official/8_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'' - November 2011 General Election Official Results]</ref>
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===2009===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
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In 2009, Ware was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Troy Bird in the General Election. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2009#results_summary_H Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results]</ref>
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Onzlee Ware (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''7,519'''
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| colspan="2" | Troy Bird (R)
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| align="right" | 4,934
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==Issues==
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===Issue positions===
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Ware's answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2005 National Political Awareness Test are available.  The test provides an overview of a candidate's views on a number of issues.  Ware did not answer the question asking his top priorities.<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=50897 Project Vote Smart - Onzlee Ware ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
  
 
===Sponsored legislation===                             
 
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* HB 2662 Community development authorities; allowed to request additional taxes from locality. <ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H174C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
 
* HB 2662 Community development authorities; allowed to request additional taxes from locality. <ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H174C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
  
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===2011===
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In 2011, Ware received $71,262 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VA&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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|Chamber = Virginia House of Delegates
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 71262
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|org1 = Ware Onzle
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|org2 = American Electric Power
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|org3 = Realtors PAC
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|org4 = Alpha Natural Resources
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|org5 = Virginia Bankers Association
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|orgdonor1 = 3,649
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|orgdonor2 = 3,250
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|orgdonor3 = 3,000
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|orgdonor4 = 2,000
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|orgdonor5 = 2,000
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==Personal==
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Ware is divorced and has one child.
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.delegateonzleeware.com/main/ Campaign website]
 
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/89942eaeeee900b385257535005773b0?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Ware]  
 
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/89942eaeeee900b385257535005773b0?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Ware]  
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=50897 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=50897 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50897 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113821 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95109 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77401 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19514 2003]
 
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113821 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95109 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77401 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19514 2003]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/3420 Virginia Public Access Project profile]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/3420 Virginia Public Access Project profile]
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Revision as of 14:04, 11 July 2013

Onzlee Ware
Ware.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 11
Incumbent
In office
2004 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 10
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2003
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNorth Carolina Agricultural and Technical University, 1976
J.D.North Carolina Central School of Law, 1984
Personal
Birthday01/04/1954
Place of birthGreensboro, NC
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Onzlee Ware is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 11 since 2004.

Since 1988 Ware has been the owner of the Law Office of Onzlee Ware and Associates. He is a member of the National Rifle Association, Sigma Pi Phi - Beta Phi Boule Fraternity, and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.[1]

Ware earned his B.A. from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University in 1976 and his J.D. from North Carolina Central School of Law in 1984.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Ware is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 11. Ware 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, Ware won re-election to District 11 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[2]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Ware was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Troy Bird in the General Election. [3]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 11 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Onzlee Ware (D) 7,519
Troy Bird (R) 4,934

Issues

Issue positions

Ware's answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2005 National Political Awareness Test are available. The test provides an overview of a candidate's views on a number of issues. Ware did not answer the question asking his top priorities.[4]

  • HB 1644 Early voting; qualified registered voter may vote in person from 19 to three days before election.
  • HB 2266 Freedom of Information Act; exemption for name, address, etc., of complainants relating to zoning.
  • HB 2662 Community development authorities; allowed to request additional taxes from locality. [5]

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Ware received $71,262 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Onzlee Ware's campaign in 2011
Ware Onzle$3,649
American Electric Power$3,250
Realtors PAC$3,000
Alpha Natural Resources$2,000
Virginia Bankers Association$2,000
Total Raised in 2011 $71,262

2009


Delegate Ware seeking re-election

The top 5 donors to Ware's 2009 campaign:[7]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Legislative Black Caucus $7,500
Virginia Association of Realtors $5,000
Virginia Dental Assoc $4,000
Home Builders Association of Virginia $4,000
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Assoc $2,500

Personal

Ware is divorced and has one child.

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