Lamont Bagby

Lamont Bagby 1

Summary

Current Position: State Delegate for VA House District 74 since 2015

Former Positions: Henrico County School Board (Chair) from 2008 – 2015

Affiliation: Democrat

Overview:

Lamont Bagby (born December 21, 1976) is an American politician of the Democratic Party. On November 3, 2015, he was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 74th district, which includes Charles City County, parts of Henrico County and the City of Richmond. He is a former member of the Henrico County School Board.

About

Lamont Bagby

Source: Wikipedia

Lamont Bagby (born December 21, 1976) is an American politician of the Democratic Party. On November 3, 2015, he was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 74th district, which includes Charles City County, parts of Henrico County and the City of Richmond. He is a former member of the Henrico County School Board.

Experience

Work Experience

  • Director of Operations
    Peter Paul Development Center

Education

  • MS Instructional Leadership
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    2009 to present
  • B.S., Business Education
    Norfolk State University
    1999 to present

Awards

Style Weekly, Top 40 Under 40 (2009)
Omega Psi Phi, Upsilon Nu Chapter, Citizen of the Year (2014)

Personal

  • Birth Year: 1976
  • Place of Birth: Richmond, VA
  • Gender: Male
  • Race(s): African American
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Children: Kenneth

Membership & Affiliation

Rising Mt. Zion Baptist Church

Contact

Legislative Assistant: Michael Phillips
Administrative Assistant During Session: Polly Wall

Email:

Offices

Capitol Office
Pocahontas Building
900 E. Main St,
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: (804) 698-1074

District Office
P.O. Box 406
Richmond, VA 23218

Phone: (804) 698-1074

Web

Government Page, Campaign Site, Twitter, Facebook

Politics

Source: Wikipedia

Lamont Bagby was a member of the Henrico County School Board (2008–2015), serving as chair in 2011. Bagby was then elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in a special election on July 21, 2015, and took the oath of office July 23, replacing Joe Morrissey, who resigned in April.  He defeated David Lambert, son of longtime Virginia State Senator Benjamin Lambert. With all 33 precincts reporting, Bagby received 2,192 votes, or 84.5 percent, to Lambert’s 398 votes, or 15.34 percent. Bagby also defeated Lambert in the general election on November 3, 2015. 

Recent Elections

2019 State Delegate for VA House District 74

Lamont Bagby (D)20,44995.67%
Write-In (Write-in)9254.33%
TOTAL21,374

2017 State Delegate for VA House District 74

Lamont Bagby (D)20,04176.0%
Preston Taylor Brown ()6,14623.3199%
Write In (Write-in)1990.8%
TOTAL26,386

Source: Virginia Legislative Information System

Finances

BAGBY, LAMONT has run in 4 races for public office, winning 3 of them. The candidate has raised a total of $215,647.

Source: Follow the Money

Committees

Delegation

Chairman of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus
   An organization dedicated to improving the economic, educational, political and social conditions of African Americans and other underrepresented groups in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Committees

Education
Transportation
Rules
Commerce and Labor

Subcommittees

Education – Subcommittee #1
Commerce and Labor – Subcommittee #1
Transportation – Subcommittee #3
Rules – Subcommittee #2

Appointments

 

Delegate Bagby was named to the top 40 Extraordinary leaders under 40 list in Style Weekly‘s Magazine in 2009. [6]

Currently, Bagby is the chairman of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus, an organization dedicated to improving the economic, educational, political and social conditions of African Americans and other underrepresented groups in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Voting Record

See: Vote Smart

New Legislation

Source: Virginia Legislative Information System

News

Twitter

Videos

Other Videos

Lamont Bagby CARE Talks Richmond, VA
CARE Talks
Published on October 7, 2017
By: CARE Talks

Lamont Bagby serves in the House of Delegates 74th district. Lamont speaks on the opioid crisis and the importance of using our community to heal this epidemic.

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