Del. Daun Hester (D-Norfolk)

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Party
Democratic
District
89: City of Norfolk (part) [map]
Took Office
December 2012
Left Office
January 2017
Age
63
Website
daunhester.org
Copatroning Habits
63% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 56% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 54% of them are Democrats.
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Bio

Del. Hester is an educator who holds degrees from Virginia State University and George Washington University. She was a long-time member of the Norfolk City Council. Hester is married, and has two sons.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Virginian-Pilot: Angela Bezik | 2018 Women in Business honoree

December 14, 2018
  At work: I started Principle Advantage Government Relations Group in 2009. I found immediate success when awarded my first contract to represent my ...

WTKR News 3: A new Daun! From poll tax to tax collector: Norfolk?s first female black treasurer speaks to News 3

February 26, 2018
  NORFOLK, Va. - When Daun Hester was sworn in as Norfolk City Treasurer in January 2018, she stepped onto a page of history. She became the first female ...

Virginian-Pilot: Democrat Daun Hester wins Norfolk treasurer race

November 7, 2017
  On a big night for Democrats, an experienced official beats out a call for new blood.

Virginian-Pilot: Del. Daun Hester to run for Norfolk treasurer

December 30, 2016
  Two Democrats are now trying to replace Anthony Burfoot, who remains in office despite his convictions.

Virginian-Pilot: Jones wins Virginia House of Delegates 89th District

November 7, 2017
  Democrat Jay Jones ? son of former state lawmaker Jerrauld C. Jones ? has won Norfolk's 89th House District, the office his father once held for more than a ...

These are all of the video clips of Daun Hester’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2013. There are 10 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB1161: Correctional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act; created.
  • HB1848: Comprehensive community colleges; tuition grants and fees for certain individuals.
  • HB2278: Cooperative Marketing Fund; programs eligible for matching grant funds.
  • HB2279: Child-protective services; complaints involving members of the United States Armed Forces.
  • HJ995: Commending the Girl Scouts of the USA.
  • HJ996: Commending Boy Scouts of America Troop 24 of Norfolk.
  • HR350: Celebrating the life of Thomas Edward Graves, Jr.
  • HR432: Celebrating the life of Virginia Drew Randolph.
  • HB1161: Correctional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act.
  • HB1189: Child welfare agency; operating without a license, abuse and neglect of child, penalty.
  • HB1253: Norfolk, City of; repeals obsolete provisions for appointment of members to school board.
  • HB1381: License plates, special; issuance for supporters of curing ovarian cancer.
  • HJ158: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Thomas W. Moss, Jr.
  • HR94: Commending the Civil Air Patrol Virginia Wing.
  • HR95: Commending the United States Colored Troops Descendants.
  • HR97: Celebrating the life of Eleanor Jane Friel.
  • HR201: Celebrating the life of Chief Petty Officer Louge Gunn, USN, Ret.
  • HR228: Commending Lonnie Blow, Jr.
  • HB2102: Higher educational institutions; sexual misconduct policies.
  • HB2149: School board, local; professional development for members appointed to schools denied accreditation.
  • HB2169: Education, Board of; annual report on the condition & needs of public education in the Commonwealth.
  • HB2363: School boards; initial election of members in City of Norfolk.
  • HB2364: Correctional Officer Procedural Guarantee Act; created.
  • HJ638: Kinship Caregivers of Children Month; designating as September 2015, and each succeeding year.
  • HJ799: Celebrating the life of Patricia Godbolt White.
  • HR264: Celebrating the life of Frances Elizabeth Simpson Winstead.
  • HR277: Celebrating the life of Constance Violet Glenn Allen.
  • HB1107: Alcoholic beverage control; gourmet brewing shop license, tasting privilege.
  • HB1108: Motor vehicle sales and use tax; exemptions.
  • HB1210: Community improvement districts; any locality may by ordinance create.
  • HJ327: Celebrating the life of Ellen Virginia Pryor Harvey.
  • HJ328: Celebrating the life of Letitia ReneRose Batey.
  • HJ370: Commending Minister Earl Bynum and The Mount Unity Choir.
  • HJ397: Commending the Honorable Charles E. Poston.
  • HJ5108: Celebrating the life of Milton Lecounte Jacocks, Sr.
  • HR174: Celebrating the life of Dana Jay Gant.
  • HR175: Commending the Rotary Club of Norfolk.
  • HR522: Commending the Kiwanis Club of Norfolk.
  • HJ775: Celebrating the life of Leeser Boone Howell.
  • HJ840: Celebrating the life of Virginia R. Armstrong.
  • HR236: Celebrating the life of Hurley Merritt Holloway.
  • HR237: Celebrating the life of Dorothy M. Riddick.
  • HR238: Celebrating the life of Gertrude Alethia Abbott.