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  |Name = Roxann Robinson
 
  |Name = Roxann Robinson
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  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 27
 
  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 27
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = June 24, 2010 - Present  
 
  |Tenure = June 24, 2010 - Present  
  |Term ends = January 2012
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  |Term ends = January 8, 2014
  |Total terms = 1
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  |Assumed office = 2010
  |Political party = [[Republican]]
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  |Political party = Republican
|Office website = [http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/b5c940b865f629aa85256c0d0051edc7/e1ac3b0b821c4b7d85257535005773c9?OpenDocument House site]
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  |Base salary = $17,640/day
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  |Base salary = $17,640/year
 
  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Pension =
 
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  |Last election = June 2010
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  |Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
 
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  |First elected = June 2010
 
  |First elected = June 2010
 
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  |Next election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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  |Next election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
 
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  |Bachelor's = Illinois College of Optometry and Fairmont State College
 
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  |Birthday = 01/11/1956
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  |Place of birth = Weirton, WV
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  |Profession = optometrist
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  |Religion = Methodist
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  |Office website = http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/b5c940b865f629aa85256c0d0051edc7/e1ac3b0b821c4b7d85257535005773c9?OpenDocument
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|Campaign website = http://www.roxannrobinson.com/
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}}{{tnr}}'''Roxann Robinson''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 27 since June 24, 2010.  She won a special election to replace [[Sam Nixon]], who resigned after accepting the position of Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.<ref>[http://www.vahousegop.com/2010/06/wilt-robinson-win-special-elections-caucus-back-to-full-strength/ ''vahousegop.com'' Wilt, Robinson Win Special Elections; Caucus Back to Full Strength]</ref>
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political position  = Virginia House of Delegates District 27 |
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Robinson works as an optometrist and small business owner.  She earned her B.S in visual science from the Illinois College of Optometry and her B.S. in biology from Fairmont State College.
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assumed office      = June 24, 2010 |
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==Committee assignments==
term ends          = January 2012 |
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===2012-2013===
political party    = [[Republican]] |
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In the 2012-2013 session, Robinson served on the following committees:
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* [[Education Committee, Virginia House|Education]]
website            = [http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/b5c940b865f629aa85256c0d0051edc7/e1ac3b0b821c4b7d85257535005773c9?OpenDocument House site] |
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* [[Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee, Virginia House|Health, Welfare and Institutions]]
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* [[Science and Technology Committee, Virginia House|Science and Technology]]
{{tnr}}'''Roxann Robinson''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 27 since June 24, 2010.  She won a special election to replace [[Sam Nixon]], who resigned after accepting the position of Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.<ref>[http://www.vahousegop.com/2010/06/wilt-robinson-win-special-elections-caucus-back-to-full-strength/ ''vahousegop.com'' Wilt, Robinson Win Special Elections; Caucus Back to Full Strength]</ref>
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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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Robinson is running for re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 27.  Robinson ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary.  The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
  
Robinson is running for re-election to the District 27 seat of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  She is unopposed in the August 23 primary and the November 8 general election.
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On November 8, 2011, Robinson won re-election to District 27 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  She was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed 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]</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Robinson received $47,035 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 contributions]</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 = 47035
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|total votes =
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|org1 = Virginia Optometric Association PAC (Vopac)
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|org2 = Virginia Hospital Healthcare Association
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|org3 = Richmond Optometric Society
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|org4 = Allergan
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|org5 = Dominion
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|orgdonor1 = 3,500
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|orgdonor2 = 2,500
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|orgdonor3 = 2,000
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|orgdonor4 = 2,000
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|orgdonor5 = 2,000
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|}}
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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*'''Job Creation
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Excerpt: "As a small business owner, Roxann understands the challenges facing businesses – making payroll every two weeks and sticking to a budget, especially in these difficult economic
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times. Roxann also understands how government red tape, regulations, and taxes are obstacles to business creation and expansion. Creating new jobs and re-invigorating our workforce will be a top priority for as your Delegate."
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*'''Tax Relief
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Excerpt: "Roxann firmly believes that tax increases are not the solution and only contribute to further hardship for taxpayers. As your Delegate, she will work to limit government spending and control, and vote to reduce taxes on Virginia families and small businesses."
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*'''Healthcare
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Excerpt: "As an optometrist, Roxann has seen firsthand the problems with our healthcare system. The endless bureaucratic red tape only gets in the way of a patient and his or her doctor. These problems will only grow worse because of the President’s healthcare reform. To improve our healthcare system, Roxann will support free market reforms, not more government regulations. Decisions on healthcare should be between a patient and doctor – not the patient and a government bureaucrat. Roxann will support Governor McDonnell and Attorney General Cuccinelli’s efforts to fight national healthcare legislation."
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*'''Education Improvement
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Excerpt: "Roxann will work to ensure that no less than 65% of education funding is spent in the classroom where it belongs."
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*'''Protecting Innocent Life
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Excerpt: "Roxann believes in the sanctity of life and, as your Delegate, will support legislation that protects innocent life."
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*'''Defending the 2nd Amendment
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Excerpt: "Roxann will support the 2nd Amendment and will oppose any efforts to prohibit the rights of law-abiding gun owners to own or operate a gun."
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==Personal==
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Robinson has a husband, Michael.
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==Recent news==
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=127380 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=127380 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=127380 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=127380 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Roxann-Robinson-for-Delegate/119152964778186 Roxann Robinson on Facebook]
  
 
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Roxann Robinson
Roxann Robinson.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 27
Incumbent
In office
June 24, 2010 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedJune 2010
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sIllinois College of Optometry and Fairmont State College
Personal
Birthday01/11/1956
Place of birthWeirton, WV
Professionoptometrist
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Roxann Robinson is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 27 since June 24, 2010. She won a special election to replace Sam Nixon, who resigned after accepting the position of Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.[1]

Robinson works as an optometrist and small business owner. She earned her B.S in visual science from the Illinois College of Optometry and her B.S. in biology from Fairmont State College.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Robinson is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 27. Robinson ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Robinson won re-election to District 27 of the Virginia House of Delegates. She was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[2]

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Robinson received $47,035 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Roxann Robinson's campaign in 2011
Virginia Optometric Association PAC (Vopac)$3,500
Virginia Hospital Healthcare Association$2,500
Richmond Optometric Society$2,000
Allergan$2,000
Dominion$2,000
Total Raised in 2011 $47,035

Issues

Campaign themes

  • Job Creation

Excerpt: "As a small business owner, Roxann understands the challenges facing businesses – making payroll every two weeks and sticking to a budget, especially in these difficult economic times. Roxann also understands how government red tape, regulations, and taxes are obstacles to business creation and expansion. Creating new jobs and re-invigorating our workforce will be a top priority for as your Delegate."

  • Tax Relief

Excerpt: "Roxann firmly believes that tax increases are not the solution and only contribute to further hardship for taxpayers. As your Delegate, she will work to limit government spending and control, and vote to reduce taxes on Virginia families and small businesses."

  • Healthcare

Excerpt: "As an optometrist, Roxann has seen firsthand the problems with our healthcare system. The endless bureaucratic red tape only gets in the way of a patient and his or her doctor. These problems will only grow worse because of the President’s healthcare reform. To improve our healthcare system, Roxann will support free market reforms, not more government regulations. Decisions on healthcare should be between a patient and doctor – not the patient and a government bureaucrat. Roxann will support Governor McDonnell and Attorney General Cuccinelli’s efforts to fight national healthcare legislation."

  • Education Improvement

Excerpt: "Roxann will work to ensure that no less than 65% of education funding is spent in the classroom where it belongs."

  • Protecting Innocent Life

Excerpt: "Roxann believes in the sanctity of life and, as your Delegate, will support legislation that protects innocent life."

  • Defending the 2nd Amendment

Excerpt: "Roxann will support the 2nd Amendment and will oppose any efforts to prohibit the rights of law-abiding gun owners to own or operate a gun."

Personal

Robinson has a husband, Michael.

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Preceded by
Sam Nixon
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2010–present
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