Betsy B. Carr

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Betsy B. Carr
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 69th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2010
Preceded by Franklin P. Hall
Personal details
Born (1946-07-27) July 27, 1946 (age 70)
Norfolk, Virginia
Political party Democratic
Residence Richmond, Virginia
Alma mater Hollins College
Profession Educator
Committees General Laws
Religion Episcopalian

Betsy B. Carr (born July 27, 1946 in Norfolk, Virginia) is a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 69th district, which includes part of Richmond and Chesterfield County.[1]


Betsy Carr was born on July 27, 1946 in Norfolk, Virginia. She served on the School Board in Richmond, Virginia from 2006 to 2009. In addition, she is the founder, and in the past was the director of, the Micah Initiative, a program which is in partnership with 105 religious communities and 25 Elementary Schools that provides volunteers and tutors for children.

She is the outreach director at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Richmond, Virginia. She was a past supervisor of statewide programs at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.[2]

Electoral history[edit]

General election for Virginia House of Delegates, 2009
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Betsy B. Carr 9,652 72.7
Republican Ernesto Sampson 2,874 21.6
Independent L. Shirley Harvey 733 5.52

She defeated Republican Ernesto Sampson and Independent Shirley Harvey in 2009 to replace Democratic delegate Franklin P. Hall, who had retired to be appointed to the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board by Gov. Tim Kaine, leaving the seat vacant.[3][4]

See also[edit]

Virginia elections, 2009
Richmond, Virginia


  1. ^ Official bio, Betsy B. Carr
  2. ^ Betsy B. Carr campaign website[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Times Dispatch
  4. ^ Voter Info Archived February 14, 2010, at the Wayback Machine., Retrieved February 13, 2010

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