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|Virginia House of Delegates District 10|
|1992 - Present|
|Years in position||23|
|State House Minority Leader|
|February 25, 2007 - Present|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 3, 2009|
|Next general||November 8, 2011|
|Date of birth||06/02/1956|
|Place of birth||Roanoke, VA|
An attorney by trade, Armstrong currently sits on the boards of the Virginia Museum of Transportation, Norfolk and Western Historical Society, and the Martinsville/Henry County Chamber of Commerce.
On Armstrong's official website he lists four main issues:
- Economic Development - We must have "pro-active and forward thinking policy. We must also ensure that our citizens have ample economic opportunity to help them provide for their families."
- Education - "Education is an important tool to help reach a better future."
- Health & Wellness - "focusing on proactive planning for issues like traffic and infrastructure."
- Transportation - "New roads are not enough. This challenge requires us to “think outside the box” and look at both long-term and short-term solutions. It is time for more than talk and increased VDOT budgets."
- Courts of Justice
- Criminal Law Subcommittee
- Standards of Conduct Subcommittee
- Ethics (Special) Subcommittee
- Subcommittee #2
- HB 1902 Admissions tax; adds Carroll County to list of localities that may impose at events.
- HB 1904 Virginia Child Protection Accountability System; established.
- HB 1908 Assault and battery of family/household member; court to order person to obtain certain services.
Armstrong is running for election to the District 9 seat of the Virginia State Senate. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and will be opposed by incumbent Charles Poindexter in the November 8 general election.
Due to redistricting, Armstrong's residence was switched from district 10 to district 16. The new district would bracket Armstrong against Republican incumbent Donald Merricks, a popular legislator whom Armstrong likes personally. In response, Armstrong decided to move to Bassett, which lies withing the newly drawn District 9 and against Republican incumbent Charles Poindexter. 40% of the newly drawn District 9 is composed of areas Armstrong previously represented in District 10.
In 2009, Armstrong was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated C. Edward Creed, II in the General Election. 
|Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 10 (2009)|
|Ward Armstrong (D)||9,084|
|C. Edwards Creed, II (D)||6,990|
Delegate Armstrong speaking on education
The top 5 donors to Armstrong's 2009 campaign:
|Virginia House Democratic Caucus||$61,751|
|Democratic Party of Virginia||$39,606|
|Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Assoc||$37,500|
|Virginia Association of Realtors||$32,221|
|Virginia Bankers Assoc||$24,880|
Armstrong and his wife, Pamela, have two children.
- Delegate Ward Armstrong official website
- Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Armstrong
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions:2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2001, 1999
- Richmond Sunlight profile
- Virginia Public Access Project profile
|Virginia House of Delegates District 10
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State of Virginia
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Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Auditor of Public Accounts | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Secretary of Natural Resources | Commissioner of Labor and Industry | Chairman of State Corporation Commission |