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|Position = Virginia House of Delegates District 59
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|Tenure = 1986 - Present
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|Term ends = January 2012
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|Total terms = 13
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Revision as of 20:59, 21 August 2011

Watkins Abbitt, Jr.
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Virginia House of Delegates District 59
Incumbent
In office
1986 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Party[[Independent]]
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/day
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First elected1985
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionInsurance
Websites
[House site Office website]
Watkins Abbitt, Jr.
Virginia House of Delegates District 59
Incumbent
Assumed office
1986
Current term ends
January 2012
Political party Independent
Profession Insurance
Website House site


Watkins Abbitt, Jr. is an Independent member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 59 since 1986.

Abbitt is the owner of Abbitt Realty and the Conner Insurance Agency.[1]


Delegate Abbitt speaking at a tree dedication ceremony

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • General Laws
    • ABC/Gaming Subcommittee
  • Appropriations
    • General Government Subcommittee (Chair)
    • Economic Development Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
    • Elementary and Secondary Education Subcommittee
    • Public Safety Subcommittee
  • Rules
    • Standards of Conduct Subcommittee

  • HB 2168 Stormwater offsets; authorizes permit-issuing authorities to allow permit holders to comply.
  • HB 2169 Towing and Recovery Operators, Board of; membership, powers & duties relating to suspension, etc.
  • HB 2390 Alcoholic beverage control; designates as agents of ABC Board any licensed distiller who blends.[2]

Elections

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Abbitt, Jr. was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [3]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 59 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Watkins Abbitt, Jr. (I) 16,896

Campaign donors

2009

The top 5 donors to Abbitt's 2009 campaign:[4]

Contributor 2009 total
Ontario Hardwood Co Inc $5,000
Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Assoc $2,500
Virginia Wine Wholesalers Assoc $2,240
Virginia Bankers Assoc $2,164
Virginia Dental Assoc $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 59
1986–present
Succeeded by
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