Virginia DuPuy


Virginia DuPuy

Virginia DuPuy is the current mayor of Waco, Texas. [ [http://www.waco-texas.com/leadership/mayor.htm City of Waco, Texas ] ] She attends Central Presbyterian Church and is also the CEO of DuPuy Oxygen, a Waco-based company. She is married to Les DuPuy, an avid golfer.

Dupuy was reelected mayor in a landslide election in May 2008 in which she received over six times as many votes as the challenger. After reelection, DuPuy expressed her plans for the upcomming years as mayor to the Waco Tribune-Herald:

“I’m looking forward to another two years and being a part of what’s going on in Waco. I plan on seeing continued development in downtown Waco and along the Brazos River Corridor. I’m looking forward to the overall development plans from the dam back up to the mammoth site. We hope to get started on that this year.” [ [http://www.wacotrib.com/search/content/news/stories/2008/05/11/05112008wacelectionboxes.html Incumbents DuPuy, Riggs win Waco mayor, city council elections ] ]

She said she sees opportunities for the city to work with local colleges and hospitals to help develop a biotechnology industry in Waco. [ [http://www.wacotrib.com/search/content/news/stories/2008/05/09/05092008wachungerWEB.html City council incumbents face little competition ] ]

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