Delores McQuinn

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Delores McQuinn
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 70th district
Assumed office
January 8, 2009
Preceded by Dwight Clinton Jones
Personal details
Born ( 1954 -11-26) November 26, 1954 (age 62)
Henrico County, Virginia
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Jonathan McQuinn
Children James E. Minor III, Daytriel J. McQuinn
Residence Richmond, Virginia
Alma mater Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Union University
Committees Counties, Cities and Towns; Transportation
Religion Baptist

Rev. Delores L. McQuinn (born November 26, 1954, in Henrico County, Virginia) is an American politician of the Democratic Party. On January 6, 2009 she was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 70th district, made up of parts of Chesterfield and Henrico Counties and the city of Richmond. She was previously a member of the Richmond City Council.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

McQuinn studied at Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia Union University. She is an associate minister at Mount Olivet Baptist Church in Richmond.[3]

Political career[edit]

McQuinn was a member of the Richmond School Board 1992–96, serving as vice chair.[2][3]

McQuinn was elected to the Richmond City Council in a special election on April 6, 1999, replacing Leonidas B. Young, II, who resigned in February, and Sherwood T. White, an interim appointment. She served as Vice-Mayor 2003–2004 and Vice-President of the Council 2007–2008.[4]

When Delegate Dwight Clinton Jones was elected Mayor of Richmond in November 2008, McQuinn ran for the Democratic nomination for his 70th district House seat. She defeated lawyer Carlos Brown for the nomination, and was unopposed in the general election on January 6, 2009.[1][5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "January 6, 2009 Special Election Unofficial Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2009-01-06. 
  2. ^ a b Virginia House of Delegates 2009
  3. ^ a b "Biographies". Richmond Regional Planning District Commission. Archived from the original on July 25, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-07. 
  4. ^ "City of Richmond; City Council 1948–present" (PDF). Richmond, Virginia: Office of the City Clerk. 2009-11-10. pp. 11–15. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-11-06. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  5. ^ "McQuinn to face no House opponent". Richmond Times-Dispatch. 2008-12-12. Retrieved 2009-01-02. [permanent dead link]


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