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  name                = Sam Nixon |
 
  name                = Sam Nixon |
 
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  political position  = Virginia House of Delegates District 27 |
 
  political position  = Virginia House of Delegates District 27 |
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  retired            = Former member |  
  assumed office      = March 10, 1994 |
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  term in office began     = March 10, 1994 |
  term ends          = January 2012 |
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  term in office ended      = June 2010 |
 
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
 
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
 
  profession          = Businessman |
 
  profession          = Businessman |
  website            = [http://www.samnixon.com/ Delegate Sam Nixon] |
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Sam Nixon''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 27 since March 10, 1994.  He currently serves as the Deputy House Whip.
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Sam Nixon''' is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 27 from March 10, 1994 until his resignation in 2010While in the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], he served as the Deputy House Whip. Nixon 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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He won re-election unopposed in the 2009 general election.<ref>[http://wtop.com/?nid=605 ''WTOP'' 2009 Election Results]</ref>
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Nixon is the Practice Manager of The Computer Solution Company, Inc, and has previously served as Director of Business Development for The Whitlock Group, and as President for Strategic Information Systems, Inc.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5179 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Nixon]</ref>
 
Nixon is the Practice Manager of The Computer Solution Company, Inc, and has previously served as Director of Business Development for The Whitlock Group, and as President for Strategic Information Systems, Inc.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5179 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Nixon]</ref>
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===Issue positions===
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==Issue positions==
 
Nixon's official website lists his priorities as, "Creating and Protecting Jobs," "Supporting a Comprehensive Energy Plan," "Improving Access to Health Care," "Enhancing Public Education," "Defending the Second Amendment," and "Protecting Innocent Life."<Ref>[http://www.samnixon.com/?page_id=182 Sam Nixon ''Sam's Position on Key Issues"]</ref>
 
Nixon's official website lists his priorities as, "Creating and Protecting Jobs," "Supporting a Comprehensive Energy Plan," "Improving Access to Health Care," "Enhancing Public Education," "Defending the Second Amendment," and "Protecting Innocent Life."<Ref>[http://www.samnixon.com/?page_id=182 Sam Nixon ''Sam's Position on Key Issues"]</ref>
  
 
His answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2005 National Political Awareness Test are available.  He did not answer the question asking his top priorities.<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=5179 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Nixon ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
 
His answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2005 National Political Awareness Test are available.  He did not answer the question asking his top priorities.<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=5179 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Nixon ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
  
===Committee membership===
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==Committee assignments==
* [[Commerce and Labor Committee, Virginia House]]
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2010-2012 committees:
* [[Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee, Virginia House]] (Vice Chair)
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*[[Commerce and Labor Committee, Virginia House|Commerce and Labor]] (Vice Chair)
* [[Science and Technology Committee, Virginia House]]
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**Subcommittee #1
*Subcommittee on Welfare
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*[[Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee, Virginia House|Health, Welfare and Institutions]]
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**Subcommittee #2 (Chair)
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**Subcommittee #4
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*[[Science and Technology Committee, Virginia House|Science and Technology]]
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**Subcommittee #1 (Chair)
  
 
===Sponsored legislation===     
 
===Sponsored legislation===     
 
* HB 1882 Richmond Metropolitan Authority (RMA); revises composition of Board of Directors.
 
* HB 1882 Richmond Metropolitan Authority (RMA); revises composition of Board of Directors.
 
* HB 1885 Telephone regulatory alternatives; determination of competitiveness.  
 
* HB 1885 Telephone regulatory alternatives; determination of competitiveness.  
* HB 1889 Unemployment benefits; minimum earnings requirement, extended benefits.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H101C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>  
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* HB 1889 Unemployment benefits; minimum earnings requirement, extended benefits.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H101C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
  
===Major donors===
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==Elections==
The top 5 donors to Nixon's 2007 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95030 Follow the Money - 2007 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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===2009===
*1. Dominion $4,250
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
*2. Verizon $4,000
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*3. VA BankPAC $3,000
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In 2009, Nixon was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He ran unopposed.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2009#results_summary_H Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results]</ref>
*4. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield $2,500
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*5. VA Hospital & Healthcare Assoc $2,500
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{{Votebox |
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  office = Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 27 (2009)}}
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Sam Nixon (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''15,938'''
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==Campaign donors==
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===2009===
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The top 5 donors to Nixon's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113910 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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! valign="bottom" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Contributor
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|Virginia Bankers Assoc
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|$12,500
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|Virginia Assoc of Realtors
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|$10,000
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|Verizon
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|$10,000
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|-
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|Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Assoc
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|$6,000
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|-
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|Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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|$5,500
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|-
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|}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.samnixon.com/ Delegate Sam Nixon official website]
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/e1ac3b0b821c4b7d85257535005773c9?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Nixon]
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*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113910 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95030 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77352 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19442 2003]
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5179 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95030 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77352 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19442 2003]
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*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/4691 Virginia Public Access Project profile]
 
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/4691 Virginia Public Access Project profile]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 22:03, 13 August 2011

Sam Nixon
Virginia House of Delegates District 27
Former member
Term in office began
March 10, 1994
Term in office ended
June 2010
Political party Republican
Profession Businessman


Sam Nixon is a former Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 27 from March 10, 1994 until his resignation in 2010. While in the Virginia House of Delegates, he served as the Deputy House Whip. Nixon resigned after accepting the position of Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.[1]

Nixon is the Practice Manager of The Computer Solution Company, Inc, and has previously served as Director of Business Development for The Whitlock Group, and as President for Strategic Information Systems, Inc.[2]


Delegate Nixon speaking on unemployment insurance

Issue positions

Nixon's official website lists his priorities as, "Creating and Protecting Jobs," "Supporting a Comprehensive Energy Plan," "Improving Access to Health Care," "Enhancing Public Education," "Defending the Second Amendment," and "Protecting Innocent Life."[3]

His answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2005 National Political Awareness Test are available. He did not answer the question asking his top priorities.[4]

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • HB 1882 Richmond Metropolitan Authority (RMA); revises composition of Board of Directors.
  • HB 1885 Telephone regulatory alternatives; determination of competitiveness.
  • HB 1889 Unemployment benefits; minimum earnings requirement, extended benefits.[5]

Elections

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Nixon was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He ran unopposed.[6]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 27 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sam Nixon (R) 15,938

Campaign donors

2009

The top 5 donors to Nixon's 2009 campaign:[7]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Bankers Assoc $12,500
Virginia Assoc of Realtors $10,000
Verizon $10,000
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Assoc $6,000
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield $5,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 27
1994–2010
Succeeded by
Roxann Robinson