Thomas M. Davis* (R)
Office Sought: U.S. House, District 11
Education: BA, political science, Amherst College; JD, University of Virginia School of Law.
Web site: http://www.tomdavis.org
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Elected offices/civic activities:
Member, U.S. House, 1994-present; chairman, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, 1992-94; Mason District supervisor, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, 1980-91; past president and charter member, Baileys Crossroads Rotary Club; member, American Legion,
Why should voters elect you?
"I have a proven record of success as an independent voice that works across party lines to address issues of importance for my constituents."
What do you think is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction?
"Traffic congestion severely degrades our quality of life, threatens our economy and presents a risk to homeland security. I have worked hard in Congress to ease gridlock. Major projects like the new Wilson Bridge and Springfield Mixing Bowl were built with federal funds I helped secure. I also brought home funds for the Interstate 66-Route 29 interchange, I-66 inside the Beltway, Interstate 95 and the widening of Route 123. I am Congress's leading advocate for the Metro system, championing legislation that would inject $1.5 billion into our aging system. Finally, telecommuting is a critical alternative I have promoted heavily."
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