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Virginia State Delegate, District 1

Your representative and state lawmaker in the Virginia House of Delegates

Full office description

  • Your state representative represents the interests of your local district in the Virginia State House of Delegates.
  • Your state delegate can author, sponsor, and vote on bills that may become state laws. - All bills dealing with the state budget start in the Virginia House of Delegates.
  • The state House of Delegates, along with the state Senate, makes up our state lawmaking body: the Virginia General Assembly.
  • There are 100 members of the Virginia House of Representatives, each representing a single district.
  • State Delegates are elected to two-year terms. They are paid a yearly salary of $17,640.

How this impacts you

  • Voting AccessState delegates can pass laws that affect early voting dates, absentee voting requirements, voter registration processes, and ballot drop box availability.

  • Renewable EnergyThe state legislature can pass laws that change how much of a profit Virginia’s energy provider, Dominion Energy, can make from the cost of utilities, and whether Virginia develops sustainable energy sources.

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Patrick A. Hope


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