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J. Randy Forbes currently serves the 4th Congressional district of Virginia

James Randy Forbes, a Republican, has represented the Fourth Congressional District of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2001. (map)

Record and controversies

General information about important bills and votes for can be found in Congresspedia's articles on legislation. You can add information you find on how Randy Forbes voted by clicking the "[edit]" link to the right and typing it in. Remember to cite your sources!

Iraq War

Forbes voted for the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 that started the Iraq War.[1]

For more information see the chart of U.S. House of Representatives votes on the Iraq War.

Environmental record

For more information on environmental legislation, see the Energy and Environment Policy Portal

ARMPAC recipient

Forbes was a large recipient of former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay's ARMPAC campaign contributions. DeLay is being prosecuted on charges of felony money laundering of campaign finances and conspiracty to launder money. To date, Forbes has not offered to return or donate to charity any of the $30,000 he received, despite calls from Democrats to do so.[1][2]

Bio

Forbes was born February 17, 1952 in Chesapeake, Virginia. He attended Randolph-Macon College and the University of Virginia, graduating with a degree in Law. Forbes worked in private practice and served in the Virginia State House of Delegates (1989-1997) and the Virginia State Senate (1997-2001). He was also Chair of the Virginia State Republican Party from 1996 to 2001. Forbes was first elected to the House in 2001 to fill a vacancy caused by the death of Congressman Norman Sisisky.

Congressional career

2006 elections

No major candidates announced their intentions to contest Forbes’s seat in the November 2006 election. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [3]

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. <crpcontribdata>cid=N00013799&cycle=2006</crpcontribdata>

Links to more campaign contribution information for Randy Forbes
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
Fundraising profile: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2006 election cycle Career totals


Committees and Affiliations

Committees

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

More Background Data

Wikipedia also has an article on Randy Forbes. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

Contact

DC Office:
307 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-4604
Phone: 202-225-6365
Fax: 202-226-1170
Web Email
Website

District Office- Chesapeake:
505 Independence Pkwy, Suite 104
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Phone: 757-382-0080
Fax: 757-382-0780

District Office- Colonial Heights:
2903 Boulevard, Suite B
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Phone: 804-526-4969
Fax: 804-526-7486

District Office- Emporia:
425 H. South Main Street
Emporia, VA 23847
Phone: 434-634-5575
Fax: 434-634-0511

2008 Campaign Contact Information

Official Forbes for Congress campaign website

Forbes for COngress
524 Johnstown Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Mailing Address
PO Box 15100
Chesapeake, VA 23328-5100

Phone: 757-547-1000
Fax: 757-436-4765

randy@randyforbes.com

Twitter

Randy Robes posts on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Randy_Forbes/

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Aricles and resources

Sources

  1. Roll call vote, Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002.

External resources

External articles

Local blogs and discussion sites

Corresponding article on Wikipedia and Cause Caller. (If Cause Caller link does not work, pick from its list of senators and representatives.)

Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives
111th Congress
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110th Congress
Leadership Position:
None
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Caucuses:
Committees: House Committee on Armed Services, House Committee on Armed Services/Subcommittee on Readiness, House Committee on Armed Services/Subcommittee on Seapower and Expeditionary Forces, House Committee on the Judiciary, House Judiciary Task Force on Antitrust, House Judiciary Task Force on Antitrust/Subcommittee on Crime Terrorism and Homeland Security, House Judiciary Task Force on Antitrust/Subcommittee on Immigration Citizenship Refugees Border Security and International Law
Congressional Career
First Elected to Current Office:
June 19, 2001
First Took Current Office:
June 19, 2001
Next Election:
November 2, 2010
Term Ends:
Freshman Member?
No
Previous Political Work?
Virginia Senate, Virginia House of Delegates
Other Party Membership:
District Offices:
1. 505 Independence Pkwy, Suite 104, Chesapeake, VA 23320
Phone: 757-382-0080 / Fax: 757-382-0780
2. 2903 Boulevard, Suite B, Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Phone: 804-526-4969 / Fax: 804-526-7486
3. 425 H. South Main Street, Emporia, VA 23847
Phone: 434-634-5575 / Fax: 434-634-0511




Campaign Contact:

Website: http://www.randyforbes.com/
Webform Email: randy@randyforbes.com / Email:

Campaign Offices:

1. 524 Johnstown Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322
Phone: 757-547-1000 / Fax: 757-436-4765
2. PO Box 15100, Chesapeake, VA 23328-5100
Phone: / Fax:


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Date of Birth: February 17, 1952