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Donald Merricks

Donald W. Merricks
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 16th district
In office
January 9, 2008 – January 2014
Preceded by Robert Hurt
Succeeded by Les Adams
Personal details
Born ( 1952 -01-13) January 13, 1952
Danville, Virginia
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Patti Faye Cassada
Children Lori Allison, Donald Merricks II
Residence Pittsylvania County, Virginia
Alma mater Danville Community College
Averett College
Occupation Businessman (building supplies)
Committees Commerce and Labor
Counties, Cities and Towns
Health, Welfare and Institutions
Militia, Police and Public Safety
Religion Baptist
Website www.donmerricks.org

Donald W. "Don" Merricks (born January 13, 1952) is an American politician. Since 2008 he has been a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 16th district in Southside Virginia, made up of the city of Martinsville and parts of Henry and Pittsylvania Counties.[1]

Merricks announced that he would not run for reelection in 2013.[2]

Electoral history

Date Election Candidate Party Votes %
Virginia House of Delegates, 16th district
Nov 6, 2007[3] General Donald W. Merricks Republican 10,744 64.00
G. Andy Parker Democratic 6,034 35.94
Write Ins 9 0.05
Robert Hurt retired to run for state senate; seat stayed Republican
Nov 3, 2009[4] General Donald W. Merricks Republican 13,074 99.50
Write Ins 65 0.49
Nov 8, 2011[5] General Donald W. Merricks Republican 14,343 99.06
Write Ins 135 0.93

Notes

  1. ^ "Bio for Donald W. Merricks". Virginia House of Delegates. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  2. ^ Lewis, Bob (2013-04-03). "In Virginia reconvened session, Putney heads august class of retiring lawmakers bidding adieu". The Washington Post (Associated Press). Retrieved 2013-04-11. 
  3. ^ "November 6, 2007 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ "November 2009 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  5. ^ "November 2011 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 

External links

  • "Don Merricks". Virginia Public Access Project. 
  • "Delegate Don Merricks (R-Danville)". Richmond Sunlight. 
  • "Election Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. 


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