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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 13, 2016
 
  |Assumed office = 2010
 
  |Assumed office = 2010
 
  |Political party = Republican
 
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  |Base salary = $17,640/day
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  |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, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
 
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  |First elected = June 2010
 
  |First elected = June 2010
 
  |Term limits =
 
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  |Next election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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  |Next election = November 3, 2015
 
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  |High school =
 
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  |Associate's =
 
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  |Bachelor's = Illinois College of Optometry and Fairmont State College
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  |Bachelor's = Illinois College of Optometry, Fairmont State College
 
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  |Profession = optometrist
 
  |Profession = optometrist
 
  |Religion = Methodist
 
  |Religion = Methodist
  |Office website = http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/b5c940b865f629aa85256c0d0051edc7/e1ac3b0b821c4b7d85257535005773c9?OpenDocument
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  |Campaign website = http://www.roxannrobinson.com/
 
  |Campaign website = http://www.roxannrobinson.com/
 
  |Personal website =  
 
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  }}{{tnr}}'''Roxann L. Robinson''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 27. She was first elected to the chamber in June 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>
{{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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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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==Biography==
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Robinson earned her B.S in visual science from the Illinois College of Optometry and her B.S. in biology from Fairmont State College. Robinson works as an optometrist and small business owner.  
  
==Elections==
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==Committee assignments==
===2011===
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===2012-2013===
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
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In the 2012-2013 session, Robinson served on the following committees:
 
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* [[Education Committee, Virginia House|Education]]
Robinson is running for re-election to the District 27 seat of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  She was uncontested in the August 23 primary and will be unopposed in the November 8 general election.
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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]]
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
 
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====2011====
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Robinson’s website highlighted the following campaign themes:
 
*'''Job Creation
 
*'''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
 
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."
 
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
 
*'''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."
 
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
 
*'''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."
 
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
 
*'''Education Improvement
 
Excerpt: "Roxann will work to ensure that no less than 65% of education funding is spent in the classroom where it belongs."
 
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
 
*'''Protecting Innocent Life
 
Excerpt: "Roxann believes in the sanctity of life and, as your Delegate, will support legislation that protects 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
 
*'''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."
 
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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==Elections==
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
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Robinson won 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 11 [[Republican]] primary.  She 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===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
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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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|}}
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Robinson has a husband, Michael.
 
Robinson has a husband, Michael.
  
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==Recent news==
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*[http://www.roxannrobinson.com/ Official website]
 
*[http://www.roxannrobinson.com/ Official website]
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/b5c940b865f629aa85256c0d0051edc7/e1ac3b0b821c4b7d85257535005773c9?OpenDocument House site]  
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/764b009b8baae7b985257b64004568ea?OpenDocument House site]  
 
*[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]
* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Roxann-Robinson-for-Delegate/119152964778186 Roxann Robinson on Facebook]
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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 13, 2016
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedJune 2010
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sIllinois College of Optometry, Fairmont State College
Personal
Birthday01/11/1956
Place of birthWeirton, WV
Professionoptometrist
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Roxann L. Robinson is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 27. She was first elected to the chamber in June 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]

Biography

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

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

Robinson’s website highlighted the following 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."

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Robinson won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 27. Robinson ran unopposed in the June 11 Republican primary. She was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[2]

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.[3]

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Robinson received $47,035 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

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

Personal

Robinson has a husband, Michael.

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Preceded by
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2010–present
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