Onzlee Ware

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Onzlee Ware
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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

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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Virginia House of Delegates District 11
2004–present
Succeeded by
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