S. "Sam" Rasoul

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S. "Sam" Rasoul
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Virginia House of Delegates, District 11
In office
January 8, 2014 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 0
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$170/day
Elections and appointments
First electedJanuary 7, 2014
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Office website
S. "Sam" Rasoul is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 11. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on January 7, 2014.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Rasoul served on the following committees:

Virginia Committee Assignments, 2014
Privileges and Elections
Science and Technology



See also: Virginia state legislative special elections, 2014

S. "Sam" Rasoul (D) defeated Octavia L. Johnson (R) in the special election, which took place on January 7.[1][2][3]

The seat was vacant following Onzlee Ware's (D) resignation on November 14, 2013, to spend time with his family.[4]

A special election for the position of Virginia House of Delegates District 11 was called for January 7. Candidates were nominated by their party rather than chosen through a primary. The nominating deadline for parties was December 11, 2013.[5]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 11, Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngS. "Sam" Rasoul 70.3% 5,129
     Republican Octavia L. Johnson 29.7% 2,166
Total Votes 7,295

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Political offices
Preceded by
Onzlee Ware (D)
Virginia House of Delegates District 11
January 2014–present
Succeeded by