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{{Retired office holder |
 
  name                = Tom Gear |
 
  name                = Tom Gear |
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  political position  = Virginia House of Delegates District 91 |
 
  political position  = Virginia House of Delegates District 91 |
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  retired            = Former member |
  assumed office     = 2002 |
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  term in office began      = 2002 |
  term ends          = January 2012 |
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  term in office ended      = 2010 |
 
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
 
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
 
  profession          = Real Estate |
 
  profession          = Real Estate |
  website            = [http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/e9aad413a7fb70148525753500577404?OpenDocument Tom Gear] |
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Tom Gear''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 91 since 2002.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Tom Gear''' was a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 91 since 2002. He resigned in 2010 citing his personal health problems and those of his family.<ref>[http://www.wavy.com/dpp/news/local_news/va.-del.-thomas-gear-resigns ''WAVY,'' "Delegate Thomas Gear resigns," December 30, 2010]</ref>
  
He won re-election in 2009, defeating [[Samuel Eure, Jr.]] and [[Gordon Helsel, Jr.]] in the general election.<ref>[http://wtop.com/?nid=605 ''WTOP'' 2009 Election Results]</ref>
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Prior to his election to the [[Hampton, Virginia|Hampton]] City Council from 1998-2001. He currently works in real estate and is the owner of Gear-Up Printing.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50778 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Gear]</ref>
  
Prior to his election to the [[sunshinereview:Hampton, Virginia|Hampton]] City Council from 1998-2001.  He currently works in real estate and is the owner of Gear-Up Printing.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50778 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Gear]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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Prior to his resignation, Gear served on the following committees:
  
===Committee membership===
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*[[General laws Committee, Virginia House|General Laws]] (Vice Chair)
* [[Finance Committee, Virginia House]]
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**ABC/Gaming Subcommittee (Chair)
* [[General laws Committee, Virginia House]] (Vice Chair)
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*[[Transportation Committee, Virginia House|Transportation]]
*Subcommittee on ABC/Gaming (Chair)
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**Subcommittee #3
* [[Transportation Committee, Virginia House]]
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*[[Finance Committee, Virginia House|Finance]]
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**Subcommittee #1
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*[[Education Committee, Virginia House|Education]]
  
 
===Sponsored legislation===     
 
===Sponsored legislation===     
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* HB 2049 Removal of public official; no person who signs petition for removal of shall be liable for costs.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H144C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
 
* HB 2049 Removal of public official; no person who signs petition for removal of shall be liable for costs.<ref>[http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+mbr+H144C Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron]</ref>
  
===Major donors===
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==Elections==
The top 5 donors to Gear's 2007 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94952 Follow the Money - 2007 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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===2009===
*1. VA Beer Wholesalers Assoc $4,854
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
*2. VA Wine Wholesalers Assoc $3,604
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*3. Pomoco Auto Group $3,500
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In 2009, Gear was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2009#results_summary_H ''Follow the Money'', "Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
*4. Associated Distributors $3,000  
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*5. VA Automobile & Truck Dealers Assoc $2,750
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{{Votebox |
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  office = Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 91 (2009)}}
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Tom Gear (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''9,581'''
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|-
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| colspan="2" | Gordon Helsel (I)
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| align="right" | 6,465
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|-
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| colspan="2" | Sam Eure, Jr. (D)
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| align ="right" | 3,761
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|-
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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The top 5 donors to Gear's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114538 ''Follow the Money'', "2009 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 15, 2014]</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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! valign="bottom" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | 2009 total
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|-
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|[[Republican Party of Virginia]]
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|$53,800
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|-
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|Watkins M. Abbitt Jr
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|$10,100
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|-
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|Virginia Wine Wholesalers Association
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|$8,000
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|-
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|Virginia Automobile and Truck Dealers Association
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|$7,272
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|-
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|Majority Whip PAC
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|$5,000
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|-
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|}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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{{submit a leg link}}
 
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/e9aad413a7fb70148525753500577404?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Gear]  
 
*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/e9aad413a7fb70148525753500577404?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Gear]  
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=50778 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=50778 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94952 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77278 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19361 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19618 2001]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=50778 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114538 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94952 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77278 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19361 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19618 2001]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:27, 15 May 2014

Tom Gear
Virginia House of Delegates District 91
Former member
Term in office began
2002
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Republican
Profession Real Estate
Tom Gear was a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 91 since 2002. He resigned in 2010 citing his personal health problems and those of his family.[1]

Prior to his election to the Hampton City Council from 1998-2001. He currently works in real estate and is the owner of Gear-Up Printing.[2]

Committee assignments

Prior to his resignation, Gear served on the following committees:

  • HB 2042 Handguns; allows retiring law-enforcement officer of State Lottery Department to purchase.
  • HB 2043 Port Authority; records of allowance or reimbursement for expenses paid officer, etc., to be open.
  • HB 2049 Removal of public official; no person who signs petition for removal of shall be liable for costs.[3]

Elections

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Gear was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates.[4]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 91 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Gear (R) 9,581
Gordon Helsel (I) 6,465
Sam Eure, Jr. (D) 3,761

Campaign donors

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

Contributor 2009 total
Republican Party of Virginia $53,800
Watkins M. Abbitt Jr $10,100
Virginia Wine Wholesalers Association $8,000
Virginia Automobile and Truck Dealers Association $7,272
Majority Whip PAC $5,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 91
2002–present
Succeeded by
Gordon Helsel