Dickie Bell

Dickie Bell 1

Summary

Current Position: State Delegate for VA House District 20 since 2010
Former: Staunton City Council from 1996 - 2009
Affiliation: Republican

Mission Statement:
"I believe the people of the 20th District want and deserve representation in Richmond that knows and understands their needs, their hopes, and their dreams. I believe in the spirit of the people in this district and in the work ethic and family values they hold dear"

About

Dickie Bell

Source: Campaign page

Born:

October 26, 1946, Staunton, Va.

Raised:

Staunton, Va.

Education:

Blue Ridge Community College,

James Madison University,

Old Dominion University

Military Service:

United States Navy Hospital Corp 1967-1973

Occupation:

Retired High School Special Education teacher and Coach

Family:

Married 36 years to wife Anne. Two grown children: Erin and Brian.

Experience

Work Experience

  • Teacher (retired)
  • Military Service
    USN Hospital Corps
    1967 to 1973

Education


  • Old Dominion University

    graduate work in Special Education

  • B.G.S.
    James Madison University
    1988

Personal

  • Birth Year: 1946
  • Place of Birth: Staunton, VA
  • Gender: Male
  • Race(s): Caucasian
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Spouse: Anne Starr Littlejohn
  • Children: Erin and Brian

Membership & Affiliation

Memorial Baptist Church (deacon, Sunday school teacher)

Contact

Legislative Assistant: Savanna R. Funkhouser
Administrative Assistant During Session: Irene Murray

Email:

Offices

Capitol Office
Pocahontas Building
900 E. Main St,
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: (804) 698-1020

District Office
P.O. Box 239
Staunton, VA 24402
Phone: (540) 448-3999

Web

Government Page, Campaign Site

Politics

Recent Elections

2017 State Delegate for VA House District 20

Dickie Bell (R)14,34554.5%
Michele Dixon Edwards (D)11,19842.6%
William Michael Hammer (L)7452.8%
Write In (Write-in)190.1%
TOTAL26,307

Source: Virginia Legislative Information System

Finances

BELL, RICHARD P (DICKIE) has run in 5 races for public office, winning 5 of them. The candidate has raised a total of $524,297.

Source: Follow the Money

Committees

Committees

Vice Chair: Education
Health, Welfare and Institutions
General Laws

Subcommittees

Chair: Education - Subcommittee #1
Chair: General Laws - Subcommittee #2
Chair: Health, Welfare and Institutions - Subcommittee #3
Education - Subcommittee #3
General Laws - Subcommittee #1
Health, Welfare and Institutions - Subcommittee #1
Health, Welfare and Institutions - Subcommittee #4

Appointments

Voting Record

See: Vote Smart

New Legislation

Source: Virginia Legislative Information System

Issues

Source: Campaign page

This is what I stand for…

  • Responsible use of the taxpayer’s money
  • Giving every citizen a voice in government
  • Safe schools, safe streets, and safe neighborhoods
  • Improving mental health treatment
  • Protecting our children from sexual predators
  • Lower taxes
  • Advancing free market economic policy
  • Education reform and affordable college education
  • Smaller government
  • The right to life
  • The right to work
  • The right to bear arms per our 2nd amendment
  • Safeguarding our constitutional rights

“I believe the people of the 20th District want and deserve representation in Richmond that knows and understands their needs, their hopes, and their dreams. I believe in the spirit of the people in this district and in the work ethic and family values they hold dear. My roots are deep in this area and I am very proud to be one of you. You deserve good representation and I’ll see that you get it.  Thank you for your support.”  ~Dickie Bell

News

News Posts

Bell Sounds from the 20th - June 26, 2019

I hope you’re enjoying the first days of Summer and all the great activities that Summer in the Valley has to offer.

I would like to give you a brief legislative update and an update about upcoming events here in the Valley, but first I want to offer my sincere congratulations to our local Republican nominees, John Avoli who will be the Republican nominee for the 20th House District and Senator Emmett Hanger, Republican nominee for the 24th Senate District.  This is a huge Election year with majorities in the House and Senate in play and we must not take these local elections for granted.  I am proud to offer them my full support to John and Emmett and encourage you to do the same. On to November

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