Ryan McDougle

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Ryan McDougle
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Virginia Senate District 4
Incumbent
In office
2006 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$178/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2005
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sJames Madison University
J.D.Marshall-Wythe School of Law, The College of William and Mary
Personal
Birthday11/09/1971
Place of birthHanover, Virginia
ProfessionLegislator
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Ryan McDougle is a Republican member of the Virginia State Senate. He has been a Senator since 2006, representing the 4th district.

McDougle received a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and History at James Madison University. McDougle later attended and received a J.D. at Marshall-Wythe School of Law, The College of William and Mary.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, McDougle served on the following committees:

District 4

McDougle represents Virginia Senate District 4. Senate District 4 includes Caroline County, Essex County, Hanover County, King and Queen County, King William County, Middlesex County, Spotsylvania(part).

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, McDougle won re-election to District 4 of the Virginia State Senate. He was unchallenged in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[1]

2007

On Nov. 6, 2007, McDougle won re-election to the 4th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate.[2]

McDougle raised $181,130 for his campaign.[3]

Virginia State Senate, District 4 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Ryan McDougle (R) 33,148 98.30%
Write-in 571 1.69%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, McDougle received $342,649 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

2007

Below are McDougle's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:

Contributor 2007 total
McDougle Law Firm $7,950
Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen (law firm) $7,500
Highway Service Ventures $7,000
Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Association $7,000
Virginia Bankers Association $5,500

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

McDougle's campaign website lists the following issues:

  • Keeping the Promise of Lower Taxes
Excerpt: "Ryan strongly believes that Virginia taxpayers both want and deserve th keep as much of their hard earned money as possible. That’s why he works hard to decrease the tax burden on all Virginians."
  • Making Our Neighborhoods Safer
Excerpt: "Ryan supports Virginia’s death penalty and no-parole policy. He has the crime-fighting experience we need to keep our neighborhoods safe for our families."
  • Providing Our Children with the Best Education
Excerpt: "As public education remains a top priority in our community, Ryan has made a promise to preserve funding for our schools. Ryan also supports Virginia’s high academic standards and accountability in our schools so parents and taxpayers know our children are getting an exceptional education and are well-prepared for the future."
  • Protecting Our Environment
Excerpt: "As someone who enjoys the outdoors, Ryan deeply understands the importance of maintaining our natural environment. Ryan believes in protecting Virginia’s natural resources so that they may be enjoyed for generations to come."
  • Upholding the Second Amendment
Excerpt: "Ryan is a strong supporter of our constitutionally guaranteed Second Amendment rights."[5]

Personal

McDougle was born in Hanover, Virginia on November 9, 1971. He is married to Beatriz G. McDougle.

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Political offices
Preceded by
W. Bolling
Virginia Senate District 4
2006-present
Succeeded by
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