Samuel A. Nixon

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Samuel A. Nixon
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 27th district
In office
March 10, 1994 – April 4, 2010
Preceded by Steve Martin
Succeeded by Roxann Robinson
Personal details
Born ( 1958 -11-09) November 9, 1958 (age 55)
Martinsville, Virginia
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Carol A. Gibbs
Children Johnathan
Residence Chesterfield County, Virginia
Alma mater James Madison University
Occupation Information technology
Religion Church of the Nazarene

Samuel Anthony "Sam" Nixon, Jr. (born November 9, 1958) is an American politician. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates from March 1994 to April 2010, representing the 27th district in Chesterfield County, the southern suburbs of Richmond. Since April 2010, he has been the Chief Information Officer of the state, and head of the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA). Nixon is a member of the Republican Party.[1][2]

In the House, Nixon served on the committees on Commerce and Labor; Health, Welfare and Institutions; and Science and Technology.[1] In 2003, he was a co-author of the legislation that created VITA.[3]

Electoral history[edit]

Date Election Candidate Party Votes  %
Virginia House of Delegates, 27th district
Mar 8, 1994[4] Special Samuel Anthony Nixon, Jr. Republican 2,655 80.99
Marjorie M. Clark Democratic 566 17.27
Bradley E. Evans 51 1.56
Write Ins 6 0.18
Steve Martin was elected to the Senate; seat stayed Republican
Nov 7, 1995[5] General S A Nixon Republican 7,468 69.59
B E Evans 3,251 30.30
Write Ins 12 0.11
Nov 4, 1997[6] General Samuel A. "Sam" Nixon, Jr. Republican 14,237 98.39
Write Ins 233 1.61
Nov 2, 1999[7] General S A Nixon Jr Republican 5,633 69.30
B E Evans 2,466 30.34
Write Ins 30 0.37
Nov 6, 2001[8] General S A Nixon Jr Republican 16,012 98.18
Write Ins 296 1.82
Nov 4, 2003[9] General S A Nixon Jr Republican 5,598 96.72
Write Ins 190 3.28
Nov 8, 2005[10] General S A Nixon Jr Republican 15,611 95.54
Write Ins 729 4.46
Nov 6, 2007[11] General Samuel A. "Sam" Nixon, Jr. Republican 7,631 96.33
Write Ins 290 3.66
Nov 3, 2009[12] General Samuel A. "Sam" Nixon, Jr. Republican 15,938 95.19
Write Ins 805 4.80

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Virginia House of Delegates; Session 2010; Nixon, Samuel A. (Sam), Jr.". Virginia House of Delegates. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  2. ^ "Samuel A. Nixon, Jr.". Virginia Information Technologies Agency. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  3. ^ Williams, Matt (2010-03-24). "Virginia Rep. Samuel A. Nixon Named State CIO, Replacing George Coulter". Government Technology. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  4. ^ "The Virginia Elections and State Elected Officials Database Project, 1776-2007". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  5. ^ "1995 Election Results - HOD". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  6. ^ "1997 Election Results - HOD". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  7. ^ "Election Results - House of Delegates - Nov 1999 Gen Election". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  8. ^ "General Election- November 6, 2001". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  9. ^ "General Election- November 4, 2003". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  10. ^ "General Election- November 8, 2005". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  11. ^ "November 6, 2007 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  12. ^ "November 2009 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 

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