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  |Name = Tommy Wright
 
  |Name = Tommy Wright
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  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 61
 
  |Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 61
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = January 3, 2001 - Present  
 
  |Tenure = January 3, 2001 - Present  
  |Term ends = January 2012
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  |Term ends = January 13, 2016
  |Total terms = 6
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  |Assumed office = 2001
 
  |Political party = Republican
 
  |Political party = Republican
|Office website = http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/94a9cac6d661371585257535005773ef?OpenDocument
 
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  |Base salary = $17,640/day
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  |Base salary = $17,640/year
 
  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Pension =
 
  |Pension =
  |Last election = November 3, 2009
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  |Last election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
 
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  |First elected = January 2001
 
  |First elected = January 2001
 
  |Term limits =
 
  |Term limits =
  |Next election = [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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  |Next election = November 3, 2015
 
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  |Bachelor's = Old Dominion University
 
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  |Profession = Legislator  
 
  |Profession = Legislator  
 
  |Religion = Christian
 
  |Religion = Christian
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Tommy Wright''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 61 since January 3, 2001.
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Thomas C. "Tommy" Wright, Jr.''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 61. He was first elected to the chamber on January 3, 2001.
  
Prior to joining the House, Wright was on the [[sunshinereview:Lunenburg County, Virginia|Lunenburg County]] Board of Supervisors from 1993-2000, serving as Chair from 1995-1997.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=25800 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Wright]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Wright earned his B.A. in political science from Old Dominion University in 1970. Prior to joining the House, Wright was on the [[Lunenburg County, Virginia|Lunenburg County]] Board of Supervisors from 1993 to 2000, serving as Chair from 1995 to 1997.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=25800 Project Vote Smart - Delegate Wright]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
2010-2012 committees:
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===2012-2013===
*[[Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee, Virginia House|Militia, Police and Public Safety]] (Vice Chair)
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In the 2012-2013 session, Wright served on the following committees:
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* [[Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee, Virginia House|Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources]]
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* [[General Laws Committee, Virginia House of Representatives|General Laws]]
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* [[Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee, Virginia House|Militia, Police and Public Safety]], ''Vice Chair''
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 session, Wright served on the following committees:
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*[[Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee, Virginia House|Militia, Police and Public Safety]], ''Vice Chair''
 
*[[General laws Committee, Virginia House|General Laws]]
 
*[[General laws Committee, Virginia House|General Laws]]
 
**ABC/Gaming Subcommittee
 
**ABC/Gaming Subcommittee
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**Natural Resources Subcommittee
 
**Natural Resources Subcommittee
 
*[[Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee, Virginia House|Militia, Police and Public Safety]]  
 
*[[Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee, Virginia House|Militia, Police and Public Safety]]  
**Subcommittee #1 (Chair)
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**Subcommittee #1, ''Chair''
  
===Sponsored legislation===  
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==Issues==
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===Sponsored legislation===
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====2010-2011==== 
 
* HB 1609 Foxhound training preserve; establishes license for nonresidents to hunt therein for $12.
 
* HB 1609 Foxhound training preserve; establishes license for nonresidents to hunt therein for $12.
 
* HB 1613 Polygraph examiners; only a federal, state, or local law-enforcement officer shall operate device.  
 
* HB 1613 Polygraph examiners; only a federal, state, or local law-enforcement officer shall operate device.  
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013]]''
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Wright won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 61.  Wright ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary.  He was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://electionresults.virginia.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=HOD&map=CTY  ''Virginia Board of Elections,'' “Official Results - 2013 General Election," accessed December 2, 2013]</ref>
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011]]''
  
Wright is running for re-election to the District 61 seat of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He is unopposed in the August 23 primary and the November 8 general election.
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On November 8, 2011, Wright won re-election to District 61 of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].  He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed the November 8 general election.<ref>[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2011/EB178FD6-875D-4B0D-A295-900A0482F523/Official/8_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'' - November 2011 General Election Official Results]</ref>
  
 
===2009===
 
===2009===
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009]]''
  
In 2009, Wright 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 Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results]</ref>
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In 2009, Wright 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 Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Wright received $47,228 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VA&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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|Chamber = Virginia House of Delegates
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 47228
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|org1 = Dominion Leadership Trust
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|org2 = Morgan Lumber Co Inc
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|org3 = Opportunity Virginia PAC
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|org4 = Altria
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|org5 = Veterans Enterprise Technology Solutions Inc
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|orgdonor1 = 2,500
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|orgdonor2 = 1,500
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|orgdonor3 = 1,000
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|orgdonor4 = 1,000
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|orgdonor5 = 1,000
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|}}
 
===2009===
 
===2009===
The top 5 donors to Wright's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114530 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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The top five donors to Wright's 2009 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114530 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
 
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==Personal==
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Wright and his wife, Frances, have two children.
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==Recent news==
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/014f2f536999a31885256c0d005171db/94a9cac6d661371585257535005773ef?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Wright]  
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*[http://dela.state.va.us/dela/MemBios.nsf/a7b082ef6ed01eac85256c0d00515644/565e73e0378c693a85257b640045690f?OpenDocument Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Wright]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=25800 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=25800 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=25800 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=25800 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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Tommy Wright
Tommy Wright.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 61
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2001 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2016
Years in position 13
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedJanuary 2001
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sOld Dominion University
Personal
Birthday04/27/1948
Place of birthRichmond, VA
ProfessionLegislator
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Thomas C. "Tommy" Wright, Jr. is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 61. He was first elected to the chamber on January 3, 2001.

Biography

Wright earned his B.A. in political science from Old Dominion University in 1970. Prior to joining the House, Wright was on the Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors from 1993 to 2000, serving as Chair from 1995 to 1997.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Issues

2010-2011

  • HB 1609 Foxhound training preserve; establishes license for nonresidents to hunt therein for $12.
  • HB 1613 Polygraph examiners; only a federal, state, or local law-enforcement officer shall operate device.
  • HB 2582 Charter; Town of Clarksville.[2]

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Wright won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 61. Wright ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. He was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.[3]

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Wright won re-election to District 61 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed the November 8 general election.[4]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Wright was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates.[5]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 61 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tommy Wright (R) 14,766

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Wright received $47,228 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tommy Wright's campaign in 2011
Dominion Leadership Trust$2,500
Morgan Lumber Co Inc$1,500
Opportunity Virginia PAC$1,000
Altria$1,000
Veterans Enterprise Technology Solutions Inc$1,000
Total Raised in 2011 $47,228

2009

The top five donors to Wright's 2009 campaign:[7]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Wine Wholesalers Association $2,000
Virginia Dental Association $1,500
Waste Management $1,000
Altria $1,000
Virginia Beer Wholesalers Assocation $1,000

Personal

Wright and his wife, Frances, have two children.

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