John Cox (politician)
|John A. Cox|
|Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 55th district
January 2010 – 2014
|Preceded by||Frank D. Hargrove|
|Succeeded by||Buddy Fowler|
October 13, 1944 |
Wilmington, North Carolina
|Spouse(s)||Dorothy Mae Compton Cox|
|Committees||Militia Police and Public Safety, Privileges and Elections, Transportation|
Cox announced that he would not run for reelection in 2013.
John Cox ran in the 2009 election for the Virginia House of Delegates in the 55th district, with the aim of replacing retiring delegate Frank Hargrove. In a three-way primary, Cox narrowly defeated Rusty McGuire by 232 votes. In the General Election, Cox defeated Democrat Robert Barnette by a huge margin of almost fifty points.
- Virginia House of Delegates - John Cox, retrieved March 5, 2010
- Lewis, Bob (2013-04-03). "In Virginia reconvened session, Putney heads august class of retiring lawmakers bidding adieu". The Washington Post. Associated Press. Archived from the original on 2013-06-15. Retrieved 2013-04-11.