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Roxann Robinson

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Roxann Robinson
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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]

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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Political offices
Preceded by
Sam Nixon
Virginia House of Delegates District 27
2010–present
Succeeded by
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