Matthew James

Matthew James has served in the House of Delegates since 2010.

Currently represents House of Delegates District 80

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Matthew James has served in the House of Delegates since 2010.

Political Party: Democrat
(49% of legislators are Democrat)

Race: African-American
(14% of legislators are African-American)

Gender: Male
(73% of legislators are male)

Age: 62
(26% of legislators are 56-65)

Length of Service: Member since 2010; 8 years of service
(32% of legislators have served for 5-12 years)

Margin of Victory: Uncontested
(34% of legislators had this margin of victory in their last General Assembly election)

Birth State: Virginia
(53% of legislators were born outside of Virginia)

Region: District Office Area Code 757
(21% of legislators represent this region)

Education Level: Master's Degree
(19% of legislators have similar education)

Undergrad Public / Private: Private University; Hampton University
(40% of legislators have a similar undergraduate education)

Attorney: No
(57% of legislators are not attorneys)

Military: Non-Military
(81% of legislators have a similar military background)

Occupation: Nonprofit and Community Workers / Workforce Training, Peninsula Council for Workforce Development
(5% of legislators have a similar occupation)

Stocks/Investments: Between $100,001 and $500,000
(36% of legislators have similar value of stocks/investments)

Real Estate: Owns property other than primary residence (no income reported)
(16% of legislators have similar real estate holdings)

Floor Vote Participation 99%
Close Votes 111
Abstentions 2
Present but Not Voting 10
Changed Votes 0
Voting Unity
Democratic Caucus 93%
Tidewater Delegation 94%