James LeMunyon

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James LeMunyon
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 67th district
Assumed office
January 13, 2010
Preceded by Chuck Caputo
Personal details
Born (1959-03-12) March 12, 1959 (age 58)
Elizabeth, New Jersey
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Robin Lynn Shepard
Children Mark, Heather, and Kristin
Residence Fairfax County, Virginia
Alma mater Valparaiso University
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Profession Businessman
Committees Transportation
Education
General Laws
Religion Lutheran

James M. "Jim" LeMunyon (/lɛˈmʌnjən/; born March 12, 1959) is an American politician and entrepreneur in several technology businesses. Since 2010 he has served in the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 67th district in the Fairfax and Loudoun County suburbs of Washington, D.C. He is a member of the Republican Party.[1]

LeMunyon has served on the House committees on Counties, Cities and Towns (2010–2013), Education (2010–), General Laws (2012–), Transportation (2014–), and Science and Technology (2010–2011).[2]

Early life, education, career[edit]

LeMunyon was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey and grew up in Linwood, New Jersey. He received a B.S. degree in physics and mathematics from Valparaiso University in 1981, and an M.S. in meteorology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1987.[1] In between, he was chief of staff to Republican United States Representative Ed Zschau of California.[1][3]

LeMunyon was Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration 1989–1993. He was an executive at two technology companies: Sterling Semiconductor, which he co-founded and which later was acquired by Dow Corning; and HexaTech. He now works with PowerAmerica.[3]

In the 1990s, LeMunyon was an adjunct faculty member of a graduate program at George Mason University.[3]

Electoral history[edit]

LeMunyon defeated 67th House district incumbent Democrat Chuck Caputo on November 3, 2009.[4]

Date Election Candidate Party Votes  %
Virginia House of Delegates, 67th district
Nov 3, 2009[5] General James M. "Jim" LeMunyon Republican 10,857 52.67
Chuck Caputo Democratic 9,743 47.25
Write Ins 20 0.09
Incumbent lost; seat switched from Democratic to Republican
Nov 8, 2011[6] General James M. "Jim" LeMunyon Republican 9,172 59.12
Eric E. Clingan Democratic 6,320 40.74
Write Ins 20 0.12
Nov 5, 2013[7] General James M. "Jim" LeMunyon Republican 12,787 54.5
Hung Nguyen Democratic 10,642 45.3
Write Ins 44 0.2
Nov 3, 2015[8] General James M. "Jim" LeMunyon Republican 11,231 94.93
Write Ins 600 5.07

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Bio for James M. LeMunyon". Virginia House of Delegates. Archived from the original on 2013-06-20. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  2. ^ "Legislative Information System". Virginia General Assembly. Archived from the original on 1996-12-19. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  3. ^ a b c "About Jim". LeMunyon for Delegate. Retrieved 2013-06-24.  (campaign/constituent website)
  4. ^ Gardner, Amy (September 20, 2009). "GOP Takes Page From Democrats in N.Va. House Races". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2009-10-18. 
  5. ^ "November 2009 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  6. ^ "November 2011 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  7. ^ "November 2013 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. 
  8. ^ "November 2015 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. 

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