Current Position: State Delegate since 1992
Affiliation: Republican
Candidate: 2019 US Senator
Former Positions: Hopewell City Council from 1986 – 1991; Hopewell City Council (Mayor) from 1989 – 1991

OnAir Post: Riley Ingram


Riley Ingram

Delegate Riley Ingram has deep roots in the community, and has long been dedicated to serving its constituents and their families. Riley has served in the Virginia House of Delegates since 1992. 

He graduated from Prince George High School and grew up in Hopewell, Virginia. He was a Letter Carrier for nine years at the Hopewell Post Office and has been the Owner/Broker of Ingram & Associates Real Estate Company, Inc. for 38 years. He currently lives in Hopewell and attends Hopewell Church of the Nazarene. Riley is very much a family man who has three grown children, Tracy Ingram, Stacy Ingram Hanson and Riley Ingram, Jr. He has five grandchildren:Taylor and Parker, Brinkley, Dylan and Drake. 


•Serves as a member of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

• Past Chairman of Tri-Cities Regional Domestic Violence Task Force 2006

• Past Mayor for the City of Hopewell

Military Service:

VaNG (176 Infantry, Company E, 1959-60, 1961-62); USA (active duty, 1960); 80th Division USAR Band (1962-68)


Work Experience

  • Real estate broker
    2019 to present


  • CRS, CRB
    Realtors Institute, IL
    2019 to present

  • University of Virginia School of Continuing Education
    2019 to present


  • Place of Birth: Halifax County, VA
  • Gender: Male
  • Race(s): Caucasian
  • Religion: Church of the Nazarene
  • Spouse: Mary Ann Brinkley (deceased)
  • Children: Tracy I. Crowder, Stacy I. Hansen, and Riley, Jr.

Membership & Affiliation:
Church of the Nazarene
Hopewell Jaycees (life member)
AF&AM Masons Lodge 289
Wild Turkey Federation, T.E. Peterson Chapter
Ducks Unlimited
Moose Lodge 1472
American Legion Post 146
Chester Business Association
Hopewell Rotary
Ft. Lee Civilian-Military Advisory Board
Hopewell-Prince George Chamber of Commerce (former president)
Scottish Rite, 32° Mason
Acca Temple Shrine
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (board of trustees)
Joint Commission on Health Care
City Point Rotary

Southside Virginia Association of Realtors, Realtor of the Year
Hopewell Jaycees, Boss of the Year
80th Division USAR Band, Soldier of the Year


Legislative Assistant: Pat Bennett
Administrative Assistant During Session: Anita Schepker



Capitol Office
Pocahontas Building
900 E. Main St,
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: (804) 698-1062

District Office
3302 Oaklawn Boulevard
Hopewell, VA 23860
Phone: (804) 452-2202


Government Page, Campaign Site, Facebook


Source: Wikipedia

Ingram was elected to the Hopewell city council in 1986, and became mayor in 1988.In 1989, he challenged 28-year Democratic incumbent Charles Hardaway Marks in the 64th House district, but lost. He was re-elected to the Hopewell city council in 1990.In the 1991 redistricting, the 62nd House district was moved northwards to include Hopewell. Ingram defeated another Democratic incumbent, R. Beasley Jones, for the House seat

Recent Elections


Riley Ingram (R)12,16351.7%
Shelia Bynum-Coleman (D)11,34448.2%
Write In (Write-in)380.2%


Riley Ingram (R)7,23959.4%
Sheila Carol Bynum (D)4,91440.3%
Write In (Write-in)260.2%


NGRAM, RILEY EDWARD has run in 10 races for public office, winning 10 of them. The candidate has raised a total of $1,194,118.

Source: Follow the Money



Chair: Counties Cities and Towns
Privileges and Elections


Chair: Appropriations – Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Technology Subcommittee
Appropriations – Compensation and Retirement Subcommittee
Appropriations – General Government and Capital Outlay Subcommittee
Appropriations – Health and Human Resources Subcommittee
Appropriations – Special Subcommittee on Amazon
Privileges and Elections – Subcommittee #1
Rules – Standards of Conduct Subcommittee


Other Commission & Committee Appointments
   Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Technology Subcommittee
Gubernatorial Appointments – Joint Subcommittee on
Health Care, Joint Commission on
House Appropriations
House Counties Cities and Towns
House Privileges and Elections
House Rules
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Board of Trustees
State Training Centers, The Special Joint Subcommittee to Consult on the Plan to Close
Unemployment Compensation, Commission on
War Memorial Board, Virginia

Voting Record

See: Vote Smart

New Legislation

Source: Virginia Legislative Information System