Algie Howell

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Algie T. Howell, Jr.
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 90th district
In office
January 14, 2004 – June 30, 2014
Preceded by Winsome Sears
Succeeded by Joseph C. Lindsey
Personal details
Born ( 1938 -01-08) January 8, 1938 (age 77)
Holland, Virginia
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Leeser B. Howell (d. 2012)
Children Algie T. Howell III, Alesia Howell Allen
Residence Norfolk, Virginia
Alma mater Norfolk Division, Virginia State College
Hampton Institute
Profession Educator
Committees Appropriations
Health, Welfare and Institutions
Privileges and Elections
Rules
Religion Protestant
Military service
Service/branch United States Air Force
Years of service 1956–1960

Algie Thomas Howell, Jr. (born January 8, 1938) is an American politician. Since 2004 he has been a member of the Virginia House of Delegates representing the 90th district, made up of parts of the cities of Norfolk and Virginia Beach. He is a member of the Democratic Party.[1]

Howell has served on the House committees on Appropriations (2006–), Counties, Cities and Towns (2010–2012), General Laws (2004–2005), Health, Welfare and Institutions (2004–), Privileges and Elections (2010–), Rules (2013–), and Science and Technology (2004–2009).[2]

Electoral history[edit]

Howell first ran for the House of Delegates in 2003, when 90th district Republican Delegate Winsome Sears announced she would not seek a second term. Howell won the Democratic nomination in a May 31 caucus against 20-year House veteran William P. "Billy" Robinson, Jr., who had lost the seat to Sears in 2001.[3] He was unopposed in the November general election.

Date Election Candidate Party Votes  %
Virginia House of Delegates, 90th district
Nov 4, 2003[4] General A T Howell Jr Democratic 3,850 97.47
Write Ins 100 2.53
Winsome Sears retired; seat changed from Republican to Democratic
Jun 14, 2005[5] Democratic primary A T Howell Jr 1,040 60.82
K A Boose 670 39.18
Nov 8, 2005[6] General A T Howell Jr Democratic 9,438 98.73
Write Ins 121 1.27
Nov 6, 2007[7] General Algie T. Howell, Jr. Democratic 3,619 97.07
Write Ins 109 2.92
Jun 9, 2009[8] Democratic primary Algie T. Howell, Jr. 1,888 69.61
Lionell Spruill, Jr. 824 30.38
Nov 3, 2009[9] General Algie T. Howell, Jr. Democratic 7,398 66.64
Jason E. Call Republican 3,672 33.07
Write Ins 31 0.27
Aug 23, 2011[10] Democratic primary Algie T. Howell, Jr. 1,313 59.76
Richard "Rick" James 884 40.23
Nov 8, 2011[11] General Algie T. Howell, Jr. Democratic 4,193 97.08
Write Ins 126 2.91
Jun 11, 2013[12] Democratic primary Algie T. Howell, Jr. 1,759 68.18
Richard "Rick" James 821 31.82

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Bio for Algie T. Howell". Virginia House of Delegates. Retrieved 2013-06-14. 
  2. ^ "Legislative Information System". Virginia House of Delegates. Retrieved 2013-06-14. 
  3. ^ Kruse, Meredith (2003-06-01). "Howell wins big in Democratic caucus". The Virginian-Pilot. Retrieved 2013-06-14.  (paywall)
  4. ^ "General Election, November 4, 2003". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-04-16. 
  5. ^ "Primary Election, June 14, 2005". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-04-16. 
  6. ^ "General Election- November 8, 2005". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-04-16. 
  7. ^ "November 6, 2007 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-04-16. 
  8. ^ "2009 June Democratic Primary Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-04-16. 
  9. ^ "November 2009 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-04-16. 
  10. ^ "August 2011 Democratic Primary Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-04-16. 
  11. ^ "November 2011 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-04-16. 
  12. ^ "Unofficial Results - Primary Election - June 2013". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-06-14. 

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