VAMA: Virginia Automatic Merchandising Association


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VAMA is a member of Virginia FREE (Virginia Foundation for Research and Economic Education) which is an independent association committed to protecting and strengthening Virginia's prosperous business environment through the political process. Founded in 1988, Virginia FREE provides a wealth of objective, non-partisan information to business. Our information, services and programs foster a business community prepared to take the lead in electing legislators who advance free enterprise and responsible, pro-business government.

VAMA will post pertinent information periodically on this page. Meanwhile, if you would like to visit the site, click the link below.

PRIMARY RESULTS from August 23rd are attached in this PDF.

NEW LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT MAPS - Compare Old and New District Boundaries on VAFREE Website

New House and Senate districts as approved in legislative redistricting are now online in the members-only area at:

To see ALL NEW district maps for Virginia’s 140 General Assembly seats, go to:

*To compare the newly drawn districts with current boundaries, click on “View Archive” and “View Active” to toggle back and forth between the old and the new. The new maps reflect the new district boundaries that are to be in place for the next 10 years. Select districts by district number, or legislator name, or locality.

VA Economics

Estimated Economic Impact of Virginia from the Vending Industry Using Population Numbers

US Population - 308,560,587 (as of 1.26.10)

Virginia Population - 7,769,089 (as of 2008)

2.52% of the US population lives in Virginia

According to, the US vending machine operator industry includes about 5,000 companies with combined annual revenue of about $6 billion. Therefore, it is estimated that the economic impact of the vending industry in Virginia with a population of 7.7 million would be around $151,200,000.00.


Trade Publications

Automatic Merchandiser
1233 Janesville Ave. 
P.O. Box 803 
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538 
920.563.1702 (F)

Vending Times 
1375 Broadway 
Sixth Floor
New York, NY 10018-7002 
212.221.3311 (F)

National Automatic Merchandising Association 
20 N. Wacker Drive
Ste. 3500
Chicago, IL 60606-3102 
312.704.4140 (F)

School Nutrition

February 2011

Senate Bill 414 passed in 2010 give the Virginia Board of Education authority to set nutritional standards for foods sold in Virginia schools. Click here for the VA Department of Education's letter to VAMA.

VAMA: Virginia Automatic Merchandising Association

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