James E. Edmunds

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James Edmunds
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 60th district
Assumed office
January 13, 2010
Preceded by Clarke Hogan
Personal details
Born (1970-06-21) June 21, 1970 (age 46)
South Boston, Virginia
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jennifer Leigh Wilkerson
Residence Halifax County, Virginia
Alma mater Averett University
Profession Farmer
Committees Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
Counties, Cities and Towns
Militia, Police and Public Safety
Religion Presbyterian
Website www.friendsofjamesedmunds.com

James E. Edmunds II (born July 21, 1970) is an American politician. He has served in the Virginia House of Delegates since 2010, representing the 60th district in Southside Virginia, including Charlotte, Halifax, and Prince Edward Counties and part of Campbell County. He is a member of the Republican Party.[1]

Edmunds has served on the House committees on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources; Counties, Cities and Towns; and Militia, Police and Public Safety.[2]

His first legislation was to legalize possession of shed antlers.[3][4]

Early life, education[edit]

Edmunds was born in South Boston, Virginia. He graduated from Halifax County High School in 1988, then received a B.S. degree in business administration from Averett University in 1996.[1][5]

Electoral history[edit]

Edmunds was elected to the Halifax County Board of Supervisors from the 5th district in 1999, and became vice chair a year later. He was reelected without opposition in 2003 and 2007.[1][5][6][7]

In 2009, Clarke Hogan, Virginia House of Delegates member from the 60th district, announced he would not run for a fifth term. Edmunds received the Republican nomination and was elected unopposed.[8]

Date Election Candidate Party Votes  %
Halifax County, Virginia Board of Supervisors, District 5
Nov 4, 2003[6] General James E. Edmunds II 893 99.11
Write Ins 8 0.89
Nov 6, 2007[7] General James E. Edmunds II 884 95.16
Write Ins 45 4.84
Virginia House of Delegates, 60th district
Nov 3, 2009[8] General James E. Edmunds II Republican 10,968 96.10
Write Ins 445 3.89
Clarke Hogan retired; seat stayed Republican
Nov 8, 2011[9] General James E. Edmunds II Republican 13,201 99.09
Write Ins 121 0.90

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Bio for James E. Edmunds". Virginia House of Delegates. Archived from the original on 2013-06-20. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  2. ^ "Legislative Information System". Virginia General Assembly. Archived from the original on 1996-12-19. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  3. ^ http://pilotonline.com/news/government/politics/virginia/freshman-lawmaker-taking-his-job-by-the-horns/article_d8138dc9-3173-5bd7-9dec-af486b7e86f2.html
  4. ^ http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/20/AR2010022002943.html
  5. ^ a b "About James Edmunds". Friends of James Edmunds. Retrieved 2013-06-17.  (campaign website)
  6. ^ a b "General Election- November 4, 2003". Virginia State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on June 19, 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  7. ^ a b "November 6, 2007 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  8. ^ a b "November 2009 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on 2014-01-03. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  9. ^ "November 2011 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on 2014-01-03. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 

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