Thomas Norment

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Thomas Norment
Thomas Norment.jpg
Virginia Senate District 3
In office
1992 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 23
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$178/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1991
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
High schoolJames Blair High School
Bachelor'sVirginia Military Institute
J.D.Marshall Wythe School of Law
Date of birth04/12/1946
Place of birthRichmond, VA
Office website
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Thomas K. Norment, Jr. is a Republican member of the Virginia State Senate. He has been a Senator since 1992, representing the 3rd district. He currently serves as Republican Majority Leader.

Norment attended James Blair High School in Williamsburg, Virginia and received a Bachelor's Degree from Virginia Military Institute. Norment also received a J.D. from Marshall Wythe School of Law.

In addition to serving as senator Norment is an attorney with Kaufman & Canoles. He is a member of the Bruton Parish Church.

Committee assignments


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


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

District 3

Norment represents Virginia Senate District 3. Senate District 3 includes Gloucester County, James City County, New Kent County, Newport News(part), Williamsburg, York County(part).



See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Norment won re-election to District 3 of the Virginia State Senate. He defeated Mark Frechette in the primary on August 23, 2011 and was unopposed in the November 8 general election. Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

Virginia State Senate Republican Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Norment Incumbent 72.5% 11,225
Mark Frechette 27.5% 4,253
Total Votes 15,478


On Nov. 6, 2007, Norment won re-election to the 3rd District Seat in the Virginia State Senate.[1]

Norment raised $562,319 for his campaign.[2]

Virginia State Senate, District 3 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Norment (R) 9,669 95.09%
Write-in 1,531 4.90%

Campaign donors


In 2011, Norment received $784,428 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Virginia State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Thomas Norment's campaign in 2011
Virginia Bankers Association$31,284
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association$20,476
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association$20,000
Virginia Dental Association$16,340
Total Raised in 2011 $784,428
Total Votes received in 2011 11,225
Cost of each vote received $69.88


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

Contributor 2007 total
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association $15,000
G. Gilmer Minor III $15,000
Virginia Association of Realtors $13,500
Verizon $12,500
Virginia Bankers Association $11,884


Norment was born in Richmond, Virginia on April 12, 1946.

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Virginia Senate District 3
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