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  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 11
 
  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 11
  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Status = Former Member
  |Tenure = 2004 - Present
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  |Tenure = 2004 - November 14, 2013
  |Term ends = January 13, 2016
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  |Per diem = $135/day
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  |Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
 
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  |First elected = 2003
 
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  |Next election = November 3, 2015
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  |Profession = Attorney  
 
  |Profession = Attorney  
 
  |Religion = Presbyterian
 
  |Religion = Presbyterian
  |Office website = http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/89942eaeeee900b385257535005773b0?OpenDocument
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  }}{{TOCnestright}}'''Onzlee Ware''' is a former [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 11 from 2004 to November 14, 2013. He resigned to spend time with his family.<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20131115082831/http://www.roanoke.com/news/politics/2376377-12/ware-to-resign-from-house-of-delegates-citing.html ''The Roanoke Times,'' "Ware to resign from House of Delegates, citing mother’s poor health," November 14, 2013 (Archived)]</ref>
{{TOCnestright}}'''Onzlee Ware''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 11. He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.
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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
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 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.
  
Since 1988, Ware has been the owner of the Law Office of Onzlee Ware and Associates.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50897 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Ware]</ref>
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Since 1988, Ware has been the owner of the Law Office of Onzlee Ware and Associates.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50897 ''Project Vote Smart'', "Delegate Ware," accessed February 11, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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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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==Issues==
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===Candidate survey responses===
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Ware's answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2005 National Political Awareness Test are [http://votesmart.org/candidate/political-courage-test/50897/onzlee-ware/#.Uh0HTT_9Uv8 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," accessed February 11, 2014]</ref>
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===Sponsored legislation===                           
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* HB 1644 Early voting; qualified registered voter may vote in person from 19 to three days before election.
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* HB 2266 Freedom of Information Act; exemption for name, address, etc., of complainants relating to zoning.
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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 ''Virginia State Legislatire'', "Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron," accessed February 11, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 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.<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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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://web.archive.org/web/2/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," accessed February 11, 2014]</ref>
  
 
===2009===
 
===2009===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 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. <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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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 ''FollowTheMoney.org'', "Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results," accessed February 11, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Issues==
 
===Candidate survey responses===
 
Ware's answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2005 National Political Awareness Test are [http://votesmart.org/candidate/political-courage-test/50897/onzlee-ware/#.Uh0HTT_9Uv8 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===                           
 
* 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. <ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H174C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
 
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
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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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 ''FollowTheMoney.org'', "2011 contributions," accessed February 11, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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The top five donors to Ware's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113821 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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The top five donors to Ware's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113821 ''FollowTheMoney.org'', "2009 contributions," accessed February 11, 2014]</ref>
 
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Ware is divorced and has one child. 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.
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Ware is divorced and has one child. He is a member of the National Rifle Association, Sigma Pi Phi - Beta Phi Boule Fraternity and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "'''Onzlee + Ware + Virginia + House'''"
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "'''Onzlee + Ware + Virginia + House'''"
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Onzlee+Ware+Virginia+House&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Onzlee Ware News Feed</rss>
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://www.delegateonzleeware.com/main/ Campaign website]
 
*[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://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=50897 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=50897 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50897 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50897 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPlPUTH8pyo Video of 2009 re-election bid announcement]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPlPUTH8pyo Video of 2009 re-election bid announcement]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onzlee_Ware Onzlee Ware on ''Wikipedia'']
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onzlee_Ware Onzlee Ware on ''Wikipedia'']
*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Delegate-Onzlee-Ware/101234426618739 Ware's Facebook page]
 
  
 
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Onzlee Ware
Ware.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 11
Former Member
In office
2004 - November 14, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First elected2003
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
CandidateVerification
Onzlee Ware is a former Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 11 from 2004 to November 14, 2013. He resigned to spend time with his family.[1]

Biography

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.

Since 1988, Ware has been the owner of the Law Office of Onzlee Ware and Associates.[2]

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:

Issues

Candidate survey responses

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.[3]

  • 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.[4]

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Ware won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 11. Ware ran unopposed in the June 11th Democratic primary. He was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.[5]

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.[6]

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.[7]

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

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Ware received $71,262 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

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 five donors to Ware's 2009 campaign:[9]

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. He is a member of the National Rifle Association, Sigma Pi Phi - Beta Phi Boule Fraternity and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

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Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 11
2004–November 2013
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S. "Sam" Rasoul (D)