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| caption = Delegate David Toscano (D-57th)
 
| caption = Delegate David Toscano (D-57th)
| office1= Delegate<br/>[[Virginia General Assembly]]
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| office1=Minority Leader, [[Virginia General Assembly]]
| district1 =57th
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| district1 =Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates
| term_start1 = 2006
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| term_start1 = November 19, 2011
| term_end1 = 2019
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| term_end1 = January 1, 2019
| preceded1 = [[Mitch Van Yahres]]
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| preceded1 = [[Ward Armstrong]] (D)
| succeeded1 =  
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| succeeded1 = Eileen Filler-Corn (D)
| office2=[[Mayor of Charlottesville]]
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| office2= Delegate
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| district2 = [[Virginia House 57th district]]
| term_start2 =1994
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| term_start2 = January 11, 2006
| term_end2 =1996
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| term_end2 = December 31, 2019
| preceded2 =
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| preceded2 = [[Mitch Van Yahres]] (D)
| succeeded2 =
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| succeeded2 = Eileen Filler-Corn (D)
| office3=[[Charlottesville City Council]]
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| office3=[[Mayor of Charlottesville]]
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| district3 = Elected council
| term_start3 =1990
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| term_start3 = July 1, 1994
| term_end3 = 2002
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| term_end3 =June 30, 1996
| preceded3 =
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| preceded3 =[[Tom Vandever]] (D)
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| succeeded3 =[[Kay Slaughter]] (D)
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| office4=[[Charlottesville City Council]]
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| district4 = At-large
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| term_start4 =July 1, 1990
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| term_end4 = June 30, 2002
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| preceded4 = [[Darden Towe]] (R)
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| succeeded4 =[[Rob Schilling]] (R)
 
| birth_date = June 28, 1950<br/>Age {{age|1950|06|28}}
 
| birth_date = June 28, 1950<br/>Age {{age|1950|06|28}}
 
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| children = Matthew Toscano
 
| children = Matthew Toscano
 
| residence =Charlottesville, Virginia
 
| residence =Charlottesville, Virginia
| alma_mater = Colgate University<br/>Boston College<br/>University of Virginia,<br/>School of Law
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| alma_mater =JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 1986<br/>PhD, Sociology, Boston College, 1972<br/>BA, Colgate University, 1968-1972
 
| profession = Attorney
 
| profession = Attorney
 
| religion = Roman Catholic
 
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'''David J. Toscano''' (b. June 28, 1950, in Syracuse, New York) is a Democratic politician and lawyer.  
 
'''David J. Toscano''' (b. June 28, 1950, in Syracuse, New York) is a Democratic politician and lawyer.  
  
Toscano served on the [[City Council]] from 1990&ndash;2002 and as [[Mayor of Charlottesville|mayor]] from 1994&ndash;96. In November 2005 he was elected to the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], replacing [[Mitch Van Yahres|Mitchell Van Yahres]]. He currently represents the [[57th House District]].<ref name="webbio">[http://www.davidtoscano.com/about.php About David], Constituent/Campaign website, retrieved 2009-01-22</ref>  
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Toscano served on the [[City Council]] from 1990&ndash;2002 and as [[Mayor of Charlottesville|mayor]] from 1994&ndash;1996. In November 2005 he was elected to the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], replacing [[Mitch Van Yahres|Mitchell Van Yahres]]. He currently represents the [[57th House District]].<ref name="webbio">[http://www.davidtoscano.com/about.php About David], Constituent/Campaign website, retrieved 2009-01-22</ref>  
  
He was unanimously elected to be the House Minority Leader by House Democrats in November 2011. He replaced Ward Armstrong, who lost his re-election bid <ref>{{cite web|title=Toscano Elected New House Minority Leader|url=http://davidtoscano.com/toscano-elected-new-house-minority-leader|author=|work=|publisher=David Toscano|location=|publishdate=|accessdate=November 22, 2011}}</ref>
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He was unanimously elected to be the House Minority Leader by House Democrats in November 2011. He replaced Ward Armstrong, who lost his re-election bid <ref>{{cite web|title=Toscano Elected New House Minority Leader|url=http://davidtoscano.com/toscano-elected-new-house-minority-leader|author=|work=|publisher=David Toscano|location=|publishdate=|accessdate=November 22, 2011}}</ref>
  
He announced his retirement from the General Assembly on [[February 23]], 2019. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Toscano announces retirement from House of Delegates|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/toscano-announces-retirement-from-house-of-delegates/article_f1c66908-3795-11e9-b80f-9fdc28eab1d5.html|author=Tyler Hammel|pageno=|printdate=February 24, 2019|publishdate=February 23, 2019|accessdate=February 24, 2019}}</ref>
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On November 16, 2018, Toscano announced he would resign from his leadership post as House Minority Leader by the end of the 2019 legislative session, which at that time was projected to adjourn on March 10, 2019.<ref>{{cite web|title= "Va. House Democratic leader Toscano plans to resign leadership post,"|url=https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/va-house-democratic-leader-toscano-says-he-will-resign-his-leadership-post/2018/11/16/2511bcfa-e9d4-11e8-a939-9469f1166f9d_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.ca2d2daa1fad&wpisrc=nl_buzz&wpmm=1|author=|work=|publisher=The Washington Post|location=|publishdate=November 16, 2018|accessdate=June 22, 2019}}</ref> On February 24, 2019 the Virginia General Assembly adjourned ''sine die'' from the 2019 Regular Session.
  
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During a speech on the House floor on Saturday [[February 23]], 2019, Toscano announced he would not seek an eighth term in the Virginia House of Delegates.<ref>{{cite-progress|title=Toscano announces retirement from House of Delegates|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/toscano-announces-retirement-from-house-of-delegates/article_f1c66908-3795-11e9-b80f-9fdc28eab1d5.html|author=Tyler Hammel|pageno=|printdate=February 24, 2019|publishdate=February 23, 2019|accessdate=February 24, 2019}}</ref>
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As of April 2019, Toscano has run in 7 races for public office, winning 7 of them and raised a total of $2,467,009 in elections.<ref>https://www.followthemoney.org/entity-details?eid=6080201&default=candidate Source: Follow the Money, retrieved April 14, 2019</ref>
  
 
==Boards and commissions==
 
==Boards and commissions==
 
Toscano once chaired the 14-person [[Emergency Medical Services committee]].
 
Toscano once chaired the 14-person [[Emergency Medical Services committee]].
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==Civic and other Memberships==
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::Member, Charlottesville/Albemarle National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), present
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::Member, Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, present
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::Member, Thomas Jefferson United Way, present
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::Member, Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority
  
 
==Election history==
 
==Election history==

Latest revision as of 23:10, 22 June 2019

David Toscano
20170413-toscano.jpg
Delegate David Toscano (D-57th)

Minority Leader, Virginia General Assembly
Electoral District Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates
Term Start November 19, 2011
Term End January 1, 2019
Preceded by Ward Armstrong (D)
Succeeded by Eileen Filler-Corn (D)

Delegate
Electoral District Virginia House 57th district
Term Start January 11, 2006
Term End December 31, 2019
Preceded by Mitch Van Yahres (D)
Succeeded by Eileen Filler-Corn (D)

Electoral District Elected council
Term Start July 1, 1994
Term End June 30, 1996
Preceded by Tom Vandever (D)
Succeeded by Kay Slaughter (D)

Electoral District At-large
Term Start July 1, 1990
Term End June 30, 2002
Preceded by Darden Towe (R)
Succeeded by Rob Schilling (R)

Biographical Information

Date of birth June 28, 1950
Age 69
Place of birth Syracuse NY
Spouse Nancy Tramontin
Children Matthew Toscano
Residence Charlottesville, Virginia
Alma mater JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 1986
PhD, Sociology, Boston College, 1972
BA, Colgate University, 1968-1972
Profession Attorney
Religion Roman Catholic
Website www.toscano.com
Campaign $ VPAP
Contributions $ VPAP

David J. Toscano (b. June 28, 1950, in Syracuse, New York) is a Democratic politician and lawyer.

Toscano served on the City Council from 1990–2002 and as mayor from 1994–1996. In November 2005 he was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates, replacing Mitchell Van Yahres. He currently represents the 57th House District.[1]

He was unanimously elected to be the House Minority Leader by House Democrats in November 2011. He replaced Ward Armstrong, who lost his re-election bid [2]

On November 16, 2018, Toscano announced he would resign from his leadership post as House Minority Leader by the end of the 2019 legislative session, which at that time was projected to adjourn on March 10, 2019.[3] On February 24, 2019 the Virginia General Assembly adjourned sine die from the 2019 Regular Session.

During a speech on the House floor on Saturday February 23, 2019, Toscano announced he would not seek an eighth term in the Virginia House of Delegates.[4]

As of April 2019, Toscano has run in 7 races for public office, winning 7 of them and raised a total of $2,467,009 in elections.[5]

Boards and commissions

Toscano once chaired the 14-person Emergency Medical Services committee.

Civic and other Memberships

Member, Charlottesville/Albemarle National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), present
Member, Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, present
Member, Thomas Jefferson United Way, present
Member, Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Election history

2015 election

Toscano was elected to another term in November 2015 in a year when he faced no opposition. [6]

2013 election

Toscano was elected to another term in November 2015 in a year when he faced no opposition. [7]

2011 election

Toscano was elected to another term in November 2011. [8]

2009 election

Toscano won election to a second term in the 57th House District. [9]

2007 election

2005 election

1998 election for City Council

Candidates Votes %
David Toscano (D) incumbent 2,589 57.55
J. Blake Caravati (D) 2,345 52.13
Michael Crafaik (R) 1,679 37.32
James King (I) 1,539 34.21


Voters could cast two votes, one for each of the two seats available, hence the percentages do not total 100%.

1994 election for City Council

Candidates Votes %
David Toscano (D) incumbent 3,523 59.54
Kay Slaughter (D) incumbent 3,160 53.41
Brian Campbell (R) 2,775 46.90
Will Lyster (R) 2,126 35.93


Voters could cast two votes, one for each of the two seats available, hence the percentages do not total 100%.

1990 election for City Council

Candidates Votes %
Kay Slaughter (D) 3,648 56.00
David Toscano (D) 3,229 49.57
Darden Towe (R) incumbent 3,150 48.36
Edward Brooks (R) 2,637 40.48


Voters could cast two votes, one for each of the two seats available, hence the percentages do not total 100%.

References

  1. About David, Constituent/Campaign website, retrieved 2009-01-22
  2. Web. Toscano Elected New House Minority Leader, David Toscano, retrieved November 22, 2011.
  3. Web. "Va. House Democratic leader Toscano plans to resign leadership post,", The Washington Post, November 16, 2018, retrieved June 22, 2019.
  4. Web. Toscano announces retirement from House of Delegates, Tyler Hammel, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 23, 2019, retrieved February 24, 2019.
  5. https://www.followthemoney.org/entity-details?eid=6080201&default=candidate Source: Follow the Money, retrieved April 14, 2019
  6. Web. Virginia State Board of Elections Elections Database, Elections Database, Virginia State Board of Elections, retrieved April 17, 2017.
  7. Web. Virginia State Board of Elections Elections Database, Elections Database, Virginia State Board of Elections, retrieved April 17, 2017.
  8. Web. House Democrats regroup, elect Toscano leader, Wesley Hester, Richmond Times-Dispatch, November 20, 2011, retrieved April 17, 2017.
  9. Web. Virginia House of Delegates Candidates Showcase, Charlottesville Podcasting Network, August 12, 2009, retrieved April 17, 2017.

External Links

David J. Toscano's twitter feed (not written by cvillepedia contributors):

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