Rob Krupicka

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Rob Krupicka
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Virginia House of Delegates District 45
Incumbent
In office
September 28, 2012-Present
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Prior offices
Alexandria City Council
2003-2011
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Virginia
Personal
ProfessionFinancial services and technology industry
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Rob Krupicka is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing district 45. He won a special election to the seat on September 4, 2012.[1][2]

Krupicka was a 2011 Democratic candidate for District 30 of the Virginia State Senate. He has served on the Alexandria City Council since 2003. He was also appointed to the State Board of Education by the Governor.

Krupicka graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Economics. He has worked in the financial services and technology industry.

Elections

2012

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Krupicka won a special election for Virginia House of Delegates District 45. The seat was vacant following David Englin's (D) resignation, which became effective on August 31. Krupicka defeated Timothy McGhee (R) and Justin Malkin (L) in the special election on September 4, 2012.[3][4][1]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 45, Special Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRob Kruicka 75.7% 6,388
     Republican Timothy McGhee 20.5% 1,729
     Libertarian Justin Malkin 3.4% 289
     Write-In Various 0.3% 29
Total Votes 8,435

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

Krupicka ran in the 2011 election for Virginia Senate District 30. He was defeated by Adam Ebbin in the primary on August 23, 2011. The general election took place on November 8, 2011. [5][6]

Virginia State Senate Democratic Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Ebbin 38.8% 4,562
Rob Krupicka 36% 4,231
Libby Garvey 25.3% 2,976
Total Votes 11,769

Issues

Campaign themes

Krupicka's website lists the following issues:

  • Making Education a Priority
Excerpt: "Rob’s plan for education includes expanding access to and the quality of early childhood programs, increasing STEM education throughout the education system, expanding the innovative Governor’s School program so that Elementary and Middle Schools can use it, and increasing professional development for teachers so they can provide the individualized instruction our students need."
  • Environmental Stewardship (Energy, Air, Land, Water and Transportation)
Excerpt: "As Senator Rob will work to promote new electric and hybrid fuel alternatives for cars to counter rising gas prices and help end our dependence on foreign oil and he has a plan to provide local governments with new tools to promote energy conservation and green jobs."
  • A Commitment to our Veterans
Excerpt: "As Senator Rob will steadfastly support legislation to ensure our men and women in uniform have access to education, housing, and employment opportunities when they return home to Virginia."
  • Progressive Tax Reform
Excerpt: "As Senator, Rob will support legislation to make Virginia’s tax system more fair."
  • Fairness and Opportunity
Excerpt: "Rob is a strong supporter of marriage equality."

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Englin
Virginia House of Delegates District 45
2012–present
Succeeded by
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