VA House 100 – 2019

District Description: Counties of Accomack and Northampton; Cities of Norfolk (part) and Virginia Beach (part)
Current Officeholder: Rob Bloxom since 2014 (R)

According to Ned Oliver of Virginia Mercury:

“Statewide Democrats have won here, but just barely. Nonetheless, Democrats are particularly enthusiastic about Hernandez, an attorney with the National Employment Law Center who has far outraised Bloxom. But Republicans say money isn’t everything and note that the 53 percent of the vote Northam captured here in 2017 isn’t necessarily all that impressive when you consider it’s the governor’s home turf.”

Robert Bloxom

Current Position: State Delegate since 2014
Affiliation: Republican
Former Position(s): Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District (former Director)

From Wikipedia: Robert Spurgeon Bloxom Jr. (born February 12, 1963) is an American politician from the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from the 100th district, succeeding Lynwood Lewis. Bloxom is a member of the Republican Party.

Bloxom’s father, Robert Bloxom Sr., served in the House of Delegates before becoming Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry.

Philip Hernandez

Current Position: Attorney, National Employment Law Project
Affiliation: Democrat
Candidate: 2019 State Delegate

Overview: N/A

VA House 100 – 2019VA House 100 – 2019

District Description: Counties of Accomack and Northampton; Cities of Norfolk (part) and Virginia Beach (part)
Current Officeholder: Rob Bloxom since 2014 (R)

According to Ned Oliver of Virginia Mercury:

“Statewide Democrats have won here, but just barely. Nonetheless, Democrats are particularly enthusiastic about Hernandez, an attorney with the National Employment Law Center who has far outraised Bloxom. But Republicans say money isn’t everything and note that the 53 percent of the vote Northam captured here in 2017 isn’t necessarily all that impressive when you consider it’s the governor’s home turf.”

Summary

District Description: Counties of Accomack and Northampton; Cities of Norfolk (part) and Virginia Beach (part)
Current Officeholder: Rob Bloxom since 2014 (R)

According to Ned Oliver of Virginia Mercury:

“Statewide Democrats have won here, but just barely. Nonetheless, Democrats are particularly enthusiastic about Hernandez, an attorney with the National Employment Law Center who has far outraised Bloxom. But Republicans say money isn’t everything and note that the 53 percent of the vote Northam captured here in 2017 isn’t necessarily all that impressive when you consider it’s the governor’s home turf.”

VA House District 100

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VA State House District #100

Robert Bloxom

Current Position: State Delegate for VA House District 100 since 2014
Former: Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District (former Director)
Affiliation: Republican
Candidate: 2019 State Delegate VA House District 100

For more information, see Robert Bloxom’s post.

Robert Spurgeon Bloxom Jr. (born February 12, 1963) is an American politician from the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from the 100th district, succeeding Lynwood Lewis. Bloxom is a member of the Republican Party.

Bloxom’s father, Robert Bloxom Sr., served in the House of Delegates before becoming Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry.

Philip Hernandez

Current Position: Attorney, National Employment Law Project
Affiliation: Democratz
Candidate: 2019 State Delegate VA House District 100

For more information, see Philip Hernandez’s post.

Born and raised in Hampton Roads, Phil went to public schools and received a Gates Millennium Scholarship, enabling him to attend William & Mary. He studied abroad at Oxford University, becoming the first in his family to graduate from college.

Phil met his wife, Sara, at William & Mary; they married in 2015. Sara works to increase access to quality, affordable health care, with a special focus on preventive care.

Determined to use his education to serve others and help solve social problems, Phil worked as a Senior Policy Analyst in President Obama’s White House Domestic Policy Council. He partnered with leaders across the country to promote clean energy, fight for clean air and water, as well as help coordinate the response to the worst oil spill in American history.

While in law school, Phil took time to represent low-income families facing eviction. He also developed legislation aimed at preventing unwarranted homelessness, then shepherding that bill—AB 2819—through the legislature. A year later, it was signed into law and is now protecting tens of thousands of families each year.

More recently, Phil worked as an attorney with a nonprofit organization, advocating for the rights of working people. Now having stepped up to serve the Eastern Shore and Norfolk in Virginia’s 100th District, Phil is listening to people from all walks of life and differing party affiliations— from employees to owners, to people who have been through the criminal justice system, to concerned parents who want the best future for their children—all in the name of creating more and better economic opportunity for everyone.

Issues

Civil Rights

Philip Hernandez

Believing that every single person in our diverse community matters, I’ll support the Equal Rights Amendment and policies that build a more inclusive future, including in the areas of housing, employment, and voting rights.

Economy

Philip Hernandez

Understanding that too many people in our community work full-time, yet do not have economic security, I’ll fight for policies that lift up working class people and make investments in an economy of the future, from broadband to apprenticeship programs that offer pathways into good-paying careers.

Education

Philip Hernandez

Recognizing that investments in education are critical to our future, I’ll work to justly compensate our teachers and ensure they have the support they need to succeed in the classroom. I’ll also work to ease the burden of student loans and protect borrowers from abusive lending practices.

Environment

Philip Hernandez

Knowing that the environment, the economy, and our quality of life are intertwined in Coastal Virginia, I’ll champion policies that reduce harmful pollution in our air and water, improve coastal resilience, and create new jobs and industries in clean energy technology. Virginia, just like the U.S. Military, should have ambitious renewable energy and energy efficiency goals.

Health Care

Philip Hernandez

Given that access to quality, affordable health care is a major component of economic security for families, I’ll protect Medicaid expansion while working to expand tele-health services and recruit more doctors in underserved areas.

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Robert Bloxom 2Robert Bloxom

Current Position: State Delegate since 2014
Affiliation: Republican
Former Position(s): Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District (former Director)

From Wikipedia: Robert Spurgeon Bloxom Jr. (born February 12, 1963) is an American politician from the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from the 100th district, succeeding Lynwood Lewis. Bloxom is a member of the Republican Party.

Bloxom’s father, Robert Bloxom Sr., served in the House of Delegates before becoming Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry.

Summary

Current Position: State Delegate since 2014
Affiliation: Republican
Former Position(s): Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District (former Director)

From Wikipedia: Robert Spurgeon Bloxom Jr. (born February 12, 1963) is an American politician from the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from the 100th district, succeeding Lynwood Lewis. Bloxom is a member of the Republican Party.

Bloxom’s father, Robert Bloxom Sr., served in the House of Delegates before becoming Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry.

About

Robert Bloxom 3

Source: Wikipedia

Robert Spurgeon Bloxom Jr. (born February 12, 1963) is an American politician from the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from the 100th district, succeeding Lynwood Lewis. Bloxom is a member of the Republican Party.

Bloxom’s father, Robert Bloxom Sr., served in the House of Delegates before becoming Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry.

Experience

Work Experience

  • Sales/Aquaculturalist

Education

  • B.A., Economics/Sociology
    University of Richmond

Personal

  • Birth Year: 1963
  • Place of Birth: Salisbury, Maryland
  • Gender: Male
  • Race(s): Caucasian
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Spouse: Louise Lankford Hall
  • Children: Blaire Gordon, Madison Lankford, and Brantley Edward

Membership & Affiliation

Grace United Methodist Church (church council)
Economic Development Authority (Director)
Onancock Rotary

Contact

Legislative Assistant: Joseph “Jody” Hopkins
Administrative Assistant During Session: Martha Anderson

Email:

Offices

Capitol Office
Pocahontas Building
900 E. Main St,
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: (804) 698-1000

District Office
P.O. Box 27
Mappsville, VA 23407
Office:
Phone: (757) 824-3456

Web

Government Page, Facebook

Politics

Recent Elections

2019 State DelegateArray

Robert S. Bloxom, Jr. (R)11,86951.89%
Philip M. Hernandez (D)10,98848.04%
Write-In (Write-in)150.07%
TOTAL22,872

2017 State DelegateArray

Robert Bloxom (R)11,72052.1%
Willie C. Randall (D)10,72047.7%
Write In (Write-in)410.2%
TOTAL22,481

Source: Virginia Legislative Information System

Finances

BLOXOM SR, ROBERT S has run in 2 races for public office, winning 2 of them. The candidate has raised a total of $57,792.

Source: Follow the Money

Committees

Committees

Finance
Transportation
Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources

Subcommittees

Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources – Subcommittee #1
Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources – Subcommittee #3
Agriculture Chesapeake and Natural Resources – Subcommittee #4
Finance – Subcommittee #2
Transportation – Subcommittee #1
Transportation – Subcommittee #3

Appointments

Voting Record

See: Vote Smart

New Legislation

Source: Virginia Legislative Information System

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Philip HernandezPhilip Hernandez

Current Position: Attorney, National Employment Law Project
Affiliation: Democrat
Candidate: 2019 State Delegate

Overview: N/A

Summary

Current Position: Attorney, National Employment Law Project
Affiliation: Democrat
Candidate: 2019 State Delegate

Overview: N/A

About

Source: Campaign page

Born and raised in Hampton Roads, Phil went to public schools and received a Gates Millennium Scholarship, enabling him to attend William & Mary. He studied abroad at Oxford University, becoming the first in his family to graduate from college.

Phil met his wife, Sara, at William & Mary; they married in 2015. Sara works to increase access to quality, affordable health care, with a special focus on preventive care.

Determined to use his education to serve others and help solve social problems, Phil worked as a Senior Policy Analyst in President Obama’s White House Domestic Policy Council. He partnered with leaders across the country to promote clean energy, fight for clean air and water, as well as help coordinate the response to the worst oil spill in American history.

While in law school, Phil took time to represent low-income families facing eviction. He also developed legislation aimed at preventing unwarranted homelessness, then shepherding that bill—AB 2819—through the legislature. A year later, it was signed into law and is now protecting tens of thousands of families each year.

More recently, Phil worked as an attorney with a nonprofit organization, advocating for the rights of working people. Now having stepped up to serve the Eastern Shore and Norfolk in Virginia’s 100th District, Phil is listening to people from all walks of life and differing party affiliations— from employees to owners, to people who have been through the criminal justice system, to concerned parents who want the best future for their children—all in the name of creating more and better economic opportunity for everyone.

Experience

Work Experience

  • Senior Policy Analyst
    White House Domestic Policy Council

Education


  • College of William & Mary

  • Oxford University

Awards

Gates Millennium Scholarship

Contact

Email:

Offices

Phil for Virginia
7870 Tidewater Dr., Suite 206, #427, Norfolk, VA 23505

Issues

Civil Rights

Believing that every single person in our diverse community matters, I’ll support the Equal Rights Amendment and policies that build a more inclusive future, including in the areas of housing, employment, and voting rights. 

Economy

Understanding that too many people in our community work full-time, yet do not have economic security, I’ll fight for policies that lift up working class people and make investments in an economy of the future, from broadband to apprenticeship programs that offer pathways into good-paying careers. 

Education

Recognizing that investments in education are critical to our future, I’ll work to justly compensate our teachers and ensure they have the support they need to succeed in the classroom. I’ll also work to ease the burden of student loans and protect borrowers from abusive lending practices. 

Environment

Knowing that the environment, the economy, and our quality of life are intertwined in Coastal Virginia, I’ll champion policies that reduce harmful pollution in our air and water, improve coastal resilience, and create new jobs and industries in clean energy technology. Virginia, just like the U.S. Military, should have ambitious renewable energy and energy efficiency goals. 

Health Care

Given that access to quality, affordable health care is a major component of economic security for families, I’ll protect Medicaid expansion while working to expand tele-health services and recruit more doctors in underserved areas. 

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