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Robin Abbott

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Robin Abbott
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Virginia House of Delegates District 93
Former member
In office
January 13, 2010 - Present
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 3, 2009
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sChristopher Newport University, 1998
Associate'sThomas Nelson Community College, 1997
J.D.Marshall Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Robin Abbott is a former Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 93 from 2010 to 2012.

Abbot earned her A.A. from Thomas Nelson Community College in 1997, her B.S. in government administration from Christopher Newport University in 1998, and her J.D. from Marshall Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary.

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

Abbott ran for re-election to the District 93 seat of the Virginia House of Delegates. She was uncontested in the August 23 primary and was defeated by Michael Watson (R) in the November 8 general election.[1]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 93 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Watson 51.8% 8,188
     Democratic Robin Abbott Incumbent 48.2% 7,615
Total Votes 15,803

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Abbott was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates.[2]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 93 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robin Abbott (D) 7,631
Phillip Hamilton (R) 6,451

Issues

Campaign themes

  • Transportation

Excerpt: "This is a small step forward, but we will need to make sure that a comprehensive state-wide transportation plan is put into place and funding available every year if we are going to make a serious impact on resolving our transportation woes. We must make sure that Hampton Roads gets its fair share of funding for transportation projects and we need to continue to eliminate waste, fraud, and abuse in state government, including in the Virginia Department of Transportation."

  • Consumer protection

Excerpt: "As Delegate, consumer protection advocate and attorney, I have dedicated my life to protecting the most vulnerable members of our community. I understand the devastating economic consequences that result from being taken advantage of by companies that engage in unethical and deceitful business practices."

  • Jobs & the economy

Excerpt: "Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and we should do everything we can to make sure that they can hire new workers and provide good benefits without being held back by government red-tape."

  • Education

Excerpt: "No issue is more important to me personally than the education of our children. The most important role of a state legislator in this regard is ensuring that the Commonwealth fulfills its constitutional role of funding the Standards of Quality, Virginia’s school funding formula."

Campaign donors

2009

The top 5 donors to Abbott's 2009 campaign:[3]

Contributor 2009 total
Democratic Party of Virginia $178,325
Consumer Litigation Associates PC $120,833
Virginia House Democratic Caucus $57,591
Leonard A Bennett Esq $10,000
Great Atlantic Management $8,909

Personal

Abbot and her husband, Gary, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Phil Hamilton
Virginia House of Delegates District 93
2010-2012
Succeeded by
Michael Watson