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Kenneth R. Plum

Kenneth R. Plum
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 36th district
Assumed office
January 3, 1982
Preceded by Frederick H. Creekmore
Personal details
Born (1941-11-03) November 3, 1941
Shenandoah, Virginia
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Jane Meacham
Residence Reston, Virginia
Alma mater Old Dominion University
University of Virginia
Profession Educator, Administration
Committees Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources; Science and Technology; Rules
Religion United Church of Christ

Kenneth Ray "Ken" Plum (born November 3, 1941) is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 36th District since 1982. He earlier served from 1978 through 1980. His district includes a large part of Fairfax County, including the entirety of the town of Reston.[1]

Plum was selected as chair of the House Democratic caucus on January 14, 2009. He was previously a chair of the Democratic Party of Virginia. He currently serves as Caucus Chair Emeritus.[2]

Electoral History

Virginia House of Delegates, District 36: Results 1995 to 2011[3]
Year Democrat Votes Pct Republican Votes Pct Third Party Party Votes Pct
1995 Ken Plum 10,353 65% Dan McGuire 5,532 35%
1997 Ken Plum 11,924 58% Dan McGuire 37% Gary Alexander Independent 981 5%
1999 Ken Plum 10,430 62% M.N. Pocalyko 5,975 35% P.L. Thomas Independent 463 3%
2001 Ken Plum 16,424 99% no candidate Write-ins 201 1%
2003 Ken Plum 11,803 98% no candidate Write-ins 186 2%
2005 Ken Plum 16,310 79% no candidate D. E. Ferguson Libertarian 4,166 20%
2007 Ken Plum 12,101 98% no candidate Write-ins 302 2%
2009 Ken Plum 12,893 60% Hugh M. Cannon 8,581 40%
2011 Ken Plum 9,522 64% Hugh M. Cannon 5,327 36%


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  3. ^ Election Results Virginia State Board of Elections

External links

  • Official website
  • Member Bio
  • Ken Plum Bio

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