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Watkins Abbitt, Jr.

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Watkins Abbitt, Jr.
Virginia House of Delegates District 59
Incumbent
Assumed office
1986
Current term ends
January 2012
Political party Independent
Profession Insurance
Website Delegate Watkins Abbitt


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

He won re-election unopposed in the 2009 general election.[1]

Abbitt is the owner of Abbitt Realty and the Conner Insurance Agency.[2]


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.[3]

Major donors

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

External links

References

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