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|Name = Rick Morris
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|Profile picture =Richard Morris.jpg
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|Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 64
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|Status = Incumbent
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|Tenure = 2012-Present
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|Term ends = January 13, 2016
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|Assumed office = 2012
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|Base salary = $17,640/year
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|Per diem = $170/day
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|Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
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|First elected = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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}}{{tnr}}'''Richard L. "Rick" Morris''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing [[Virginia House of Delegates District 64|District 64]].  He was first elected to the chamber in [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|2011]].
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==Biography==
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Morris' professional experience includes working as the business manager of Morris Law Center. He served in the United States Navy.
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==Committee assignments==
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===2014-2015===
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At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Morris served on the following committees:
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|year = 2014
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|Chamber = House
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|Committee1 =Counties, Cities and Towns
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|Committee2 = Courts of Justice
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|Committee3 = Militia, Police and Public Safety
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Morris served on the following committees:
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House
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|Committee1 =Counties, Cities and Towns
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|Committee2 = Courts of Justice
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|Committee3 = Militia, Police and Public Safety
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2011====
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Garces's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
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:Excerpt: "As your Delegate in Richmond, I will
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::*Support lower taxes to foster economic development
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::*Encourage job growth by attracting new businesses
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::*Defend our second amendment rights and individual liberties
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::*Promote a smaller government by cutting wasteful spending and intrusive regulations
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::*Fight to improve Virginia's education in order to prepare our children for greater opportunities"
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
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Morris won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 64.  Morris ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary.  He was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://electionresults.virginia.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=HOD&map=CTY  ''Virginia Board of Elections,'' “Official Results - 2013 General Election," accessed December 2, 2013]</ref>
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
  
Morris is running for election to the District 64 seat of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He obtained the GOP nomination and will be opposed by incumbent [[Bill Barlow]] in the November 8 general election.
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On November 8, 2011, Morris won election to District 64 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He obtained the GOP nomination and defeated incumbent [[Bill Barlow]] 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," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
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{{Election box 2011
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|Chamber= Virginia House of Delegates, District 64 General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Democratic
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|winner1 = Rick Morris
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|votes1 = 12960
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|candidate2 = Bill Barlow
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|Inc2 = Y
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|votes2 = 10467
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}}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Morris received $487,123 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 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Virginia House of Delegates
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 487123
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|total votes = 12960
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|org1 = Virginia Republican Party
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|org2 = Dominion Leadership
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|org3 = Republican Party
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|org4 = Opportunity Virginia PAC
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|org5 = Dominion Leadership Trust
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|orgdonor1 = 250,179
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|orgdonor2 = 35,200
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|orgdonor3 = 34,967
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|orgdonor4 = 30,101
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|orgdonor5 = 24,484
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|}}
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==Recent news==
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==See also==
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*[[Virginia State Legislature]]
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*[[Virginia House of Delegates]]
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*[[Virginia House of Delegates#Standing committees|Virginia House of Delegates Committees]]
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*[[Virginia state legislative districts]]
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==External links==
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* [http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/8342523b55904cd185257b6400456908?OpenDocument House website]
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* [http://www.delrickmorris.com/ Campaign website]
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* [http://openstates.org/va/legislators/VAL000163/rick-l-morris/ Profile from Open States]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=134685 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rick-Morris-for-Delegate/135983923143809 Rick Morris on Facebook]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Morris_%28politician%29 ''Wikipedia'' page]
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Revision as of 16:43, 28 May 2014

Rick Morris
Richard Morris.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 64
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$170/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSt. Leo University
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Richard L. "Rick" Morris is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 64. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Biography

Morris' professional experience includes working as the business manager of Morris Law Center. He served in the United States Navy.

Committee assignments

2014-2015

At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Morris served on the following committees:

Virginia Committee Assignments, 2014
Counties, Cities and Towns
Courts of Justice
Militia, Police and Public Safety

2012-2013

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

Garces's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

Excerpt: "As your Delegate in Richmond, I will
  • Support lower taxes to foster economic development
  • Encourage job growth by attracting new businesses
  • Defend our second amendment rights and individual liberties
  • Promote a smaller government by cutting wasteful spending and intrusive regulations
  • Fight to improve Virginia's education in order to prepare our children for greater opportunities"

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Morris won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 64. Morris ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. He was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[1]

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Morris won election to District 64 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He obtained the GOP nomination and defeated incumbent Bill Barlow in the November 8 general election.[2]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 64 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRick Morris 55.3% 12,960
     Democratic Bill Barlow Incumbent 44.7% 10,467
Total Votes 23,427

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Morris received $487,123 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Rick Morris's campaign in 2011
Virginia Republican Party$250,179
Dominion Leadership$35,200
Republican Party$34,967
Opportunity Virginia PAC$30,101
Dominion Leadership Trust$24,484
Total Raised in 2011 $487,123
Total Votes received in 2011 12,960
Cost of each vote received $37.59

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