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Steve Landes
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Virginia House of Delegates District 25
Incumbent
In office
1996 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 18
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1995
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolBuffalo Gap High School
Bachelor'sVirginia Commonwealth University
Personal
Birthday11/15/1959
Place of birthStaunton, VA
ProfessionCommunity Relations Coordinator
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
R. Steven "Steve" Landes is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 25 since 1996.

Landes currently works as Community Relations Coordinator for DuPont Community Credit Union. He is a member of the Public Relations Council of the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia Public Buildings Board, and sits on the Board of Trustees for the Center for Rural Virginia.[1] He has previously worked as a legislative assistant to former delegate A.R. "Pete" Giesen, Jr. as well as director and district representative to congressman Bob Goodlatte.

Landes earned his B.S. in mass communication and journalism from the Virginia Commonwealth University in 1983.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

  • Education, Vice Chair
    • Students and Day Care Subcommittee
    • Higher Education and Arts Subcommittee
  • Appropriations
    • Health and Human Resources Subcommittee
    • Public Safety Subcommittee
    • Technology Oversight and Government Activities Subcommittee
    • Economic Development Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee, Chair
  • Rules
    • Studies Subcommittee, Chair
    • Ethics (Special) Subcommittee
  • Privileges and Elections
    • Campaign Finance Subcommittee

  • HB 1631 Interstate Public-Private Partnership Compact; repealing establishment thereof.
  • HB 2349 Richmond Metropolitan Authority; created.
  • HB 2355 Local government; publication of notices for charter changes, referenda, and public hearings, etc;[2]

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Landes is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 25. Landes 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, Landes won re-election to District 25 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[3]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Landes was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Greg Marrow in the General Election. [4]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 25 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Landes (R) 16,669
Greg Marrow (D) 6,093

Issue positions

Landes' answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2007 National Political Awareness Test are available. When asked his top priorities he stated:

  • 1. Reform of health care, so its costs are contained, and access improved.
  • 2. Continue to allow for economic growth in Virginia, especially rural areas.
  • 3. Continue to improve education and reform in Virginia, but reduce NCLB burdon in Virginia.[5]

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Landes received $155,709 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steve Landes's campaign in 2011
Virginia Health Care Association$8,000
Pollak Vineyards$5,000
NVTC Tech PAC$5,000
Micron Technology$3,500
Dominion$3,500
Total Raised in 2011 $155,709

2009

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

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Health Care Assoc $4,000
Virginia Dental Assoc $3,000
Virginia Assoc of Realtors $2,500
Dominion $2,000
Virginia Cable Telecommunications Assoc $2,000

Personal

Landes and his wife, Angela, have one child.

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