|Virginia House of Delegates District 45|
|September 28, 2012-Present|
|Alexandria City Council|
|Bachelor's||University of Virginia|
|Birthday||February 18, 1971|
|Place of birth||California|
|Profession||Financial services and technology industries|
Krupicka graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Economics. He has worked in the financial services and technology industries as well as with early childhood programs.
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's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Education: Strengthening Learning from the Early Years through College
Excerpt: "Rob is working to help every child succeed by pushing for pre-K and after-school programs, to engage parents more deeply in our schools, to support great teachers and to improve access to Virginia's outstanding colleges and universities."
- The Economy: Creating Jobs by Supporting Small Business, Veterans and Innovation
Excerpt: "Rob will continue to help neighborhood small businesses create jobs, to help veterans and all hardworking Virginians find work and to make sure we are competing for the jobs of the future by supporting innovative industries like renewable energy and technology."
- Transportation: Reducing Gridlock and Improving the Environment with New Transit
Excerpt: "With Rob's help, Virginia has expanded bus, metro and rail funding by almost 40%. He will keep fighting for better solutions that reduce gridlock and protect our environment. He'll work to make sure our region and state use our transportation resources effectively."
- Health Care: Improving Health Care with Efficient Reforms and Access for Everybody
Excerpt: "Rob has been a successful champion for improved mental health services and is fighting to reform and expand Medicaid to over 400,000 Virginians so that everybody can have access to quality health care - helping us make our health system more cost effective and creating over 30,000 new jobs in Virginia."
- Equality: Fighting for Equal Rights for all Virginians
Excerpt: "Rob supports marriage equality and is committed to making sure every Virginian has the opportunity to live and work equally in our state regardless of age, race, gender, or sexual orientation. He co-sponsored anti-discrimination bills in the last session and is committed to making this a priority. Rob sees these issues as not only the right thing to do, but also critical for our economy, for attracting employers to the state and working with the military partners in Virginia which are providing full equality for their employees."
Krupicka's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- 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."
Krupicka is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 45. Krupicka ran unopposed in the June 11th Democratic Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
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.
|Virginia House of Delegates, District 45, Special Election, 2012|
- See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011
|Virginia State Senate Democratic Primary, 2011|
In 2013, Krupicka’s endorsements included the following:
- Virginia League of Conservation Voters
- Virginia Education Association
- Sierra Club
- LGBT Democrats of Virginia
- NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia
Krupicka and his wife, Lisa, have two daughters.
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- Washington Post, "Democrat Krupicka wins Virginia special election," September 4, 2012
- Alexandria News, "Krupicka Sworn In As State Delegate," September 28, 2012
- Rob Krupicka, "About Rob," accessed September 4, 2013
- Rob Krupicka, "On The Issues," accessed September 4, 2013
- Sun Gazette, "McGhee to Carry GOP Flag in Special Election," August 3, 2012
- Ballston-Virginia Square Patch, "Libertarian Malkin Enters Delegate Race," August 9, 2012
- Virginia Department of State, 2011 Primary candidate list
- Unofficial Democratic Primary Results
- Rob Krupicka, "Endorsements," accessed September 4, 2013
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