Paul Nichols

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Paul Nichols
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Virginia House of Delegates District 51
Former officeholder
In office
2008 - 2010
Paul Nichols was a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 51 from 2008 to 2010.

Seeking re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election, he lost to Republican Richard L. Anderson.[1]

An attorney and small business owner, Nichols has worked with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and was the chair for corporate fundraising for the Light the Night Walk.[2]

Issue positions

Currently Nichols main issue is stopping the I-95/395 HOT Lanes proposal. On his official website he states, "The plan relies on unproven technologies that are still years away from being developed and it turns over a piece of infrastructure already paid for by our tax dollars to a private company who will once again charge us fees to use it."[3]

Committee assignments



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Nochols lost his bid for re-election to the Virginia House of Delegates.

  • HB 2117 HOT lanes; prohibits on any portion of I-95 between Potomac River and City of Fredericksburg.
  • HB 2119 Rail Enhancement Fund; waive requirement that projects funded thereby include minimum 30% cash.
  • HB 2522 Health insurance plan for state employees; coverage for employees of small employers.[4]

Campaign donors

The top 5 donors to Nichols' 2007 campaign:[5]

  • 1. VA Democratic Party $101,667
  • 2. House Democratic Caucus $43,748
  • 3. Nichols, Zauzig Sandler $36,448
  • 4. Nichols, Paul $31,446
  • 5. One Virginia $21,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Virginia House of Delegates District 51
Succeeded by
Richard L. Anderson