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*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113908 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94989 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77317 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19401 2003]
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113908 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94989 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77317 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19401 2003]
*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/rslandes/ Richmond Sunlight profile]
*[http://www.richmondsunlight.com/legislator/rslandes/ Richmond Sunlight profile]
*[http://www.vpap.org/candidates/profile/home/4666 ''Virginia Public Access Project'' profile]
*[https://www.facebook.com/SteveLandesVA Candidate Facebook page]
*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/steve-landes/61/440/145 Landes on LinkedIn]
*[http://bearingdrift.com/2011/05/18/del-steve-landes-announces-re-election/ ''BearingDrift'', "Del. Steve Landes announces re-election," May 18, 2011]

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Steve Landes
Steven landes.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 25
In office
1996 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 19
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
High schoolBuffalo Gap High School
Bachelor'sVirginia Commonwealth University
Date of birth11/15/1959
Place of birthStaunton, VA
ProfessionCommunity Relations Coordinator
Office website
Campaign website
R. Steven "Steve" Landes is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 25. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996.


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

Landes works as the Vice President of Market Development for Blue Ridge Bank. He recently worked as the 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 is the Vice Chairman on the Board of Trustees for the Center for Rural Virginia. 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.[1][2]

Committee assignments


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


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;[3]

Campaign themes


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.[4]



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.


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.[5]


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. [6]

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

Campaign donors


In 2011, Landes received $155,709 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

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
Total Raised in 2011 $155,709


The top five donors to Landes' 2009 campaign:[8]

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


Landes and his wife, Angela, have one child.

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