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Tommy Wright
Tommy Wright.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 61
In office
January 3, 2001 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 14
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedJanuary 2001
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sOld Dominion University
Date of birth04/27/1948
Place of birthRichmond, VA
Office website
Thomas C. "Tommy" Wright, Jr. is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 61 since January 3, 2001.

Prior to joining the House, Wright was on the Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors from 1993-2000, serving as Chair from 1995-1997.[1]

Wright earned his B.A. in political science from Old Dominion University in 1970.

Committee assignments


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


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

  • 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]



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Wright is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 61. Wright 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, 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.[3]


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

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

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

Campaign donors


In 2011, Wright received $47,228 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

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


The top 5 donors to Wright's 2009 campaign:[6]

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


Wright and his wife, Frances, have two children.

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