G. Manoli Loupassi
|Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 68th district
|Preceded by||Katherine Waddell|
June 8, 1967 |
|Spouse(s)||Rebecca Hyde Stewart|
|Children||Doxey, Stewart, Manoli|
|Alma mater||Washington and Lee University
University of Richmond School of Law
|Committees||Courts of Justice; Education; Transportation|
George Manoli Loupassi (born June 8, 1967 in Richmond, Virginia) is an American politician of the Republican Party. Since 2008 he has been a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. He currently[update] represents the 68th district, made up of parts of the city of Richmond and Chesterfield County.
Personal life and non-political career
Loupassi attended St. Christopher's School in Richmond and Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. He received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree at the University of Richmond School of Law.
Loupassi became treasurer of the Richmond Republican Committee in 1998. He was elected to the Richmond City Council in 2000 representing the 1st district in the city's West End. Prior to 2005 the Mayor of Richmond was the City Council's chair, chosen by its members. In that year, the city switched to a directly elected at-large mayor, choosing Douglas Wilder. The Council chair became known as the President of the City Council, and the Council chose Loupassi.
On November 6, 2007, Loupassi defeated independent incumbent Katherine Waddell and was elected to a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates representing portions of Chesterfield County and the City of Richmond.
On February 9, 2009 Delegate Loupassi voted against SB 1105, known as the Indoor Clean Air Act (prohibits smoking in all indoor restaurants and bar and lounge areas in State). The bill was passed with a vote of 59 Y – 39 N.
2007 election results
|Virginia House of Delegates - 68th District|
|Republican||G. Manoli Loupassi||8,549||54.05%|
|Republican gain from Independent||Swing|
- Virginia House of Delegates; G. Manoli Loupassi
- "Virginia House of Delegates; G. Manoli Loupassi". Retrieved 2008-11-18.
- Manoli Loupassi (Constituent/campaign website)
- "Virginia State Board of Elections; Election Information; Election Results". Retrieved 2008-11-18.
- "Attorney at Law; G. Manoli Loupassi, LLC". Retrieved 2008-11-22. (Loupassi law firm website)
- "Virginia Public Access Project; G. Manoli Loupassi". Retrieved 2008-11-18.
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