Source: Campaign page
After graduating from Christiansburg High School, Nick served in the United States Army as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division. Nick left active duty as a non-commissioned officer in 1989. At 23 years old, he was elected to the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors as the youngest member in history. Nick served for 12 years on the board and is a former Chairman and Vice Chairman.
Nick was first elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in November of 2011 and has been re-elected in 2013, 2015, and most recently in 2017 to continue serving the citizens of the 7th House District. At the beginning of the 2018 legislative session, Nick was elected Majority Whip by his fellow Caucus members.
As a strong voice for the New River Valley, Nick has worked hard to make the NRV the “best place to live, work, raise a family and retire.”
Delegate Rush currently resides in the Town of Christiansburg with his wife Jennifer and their daughter.
- Registered representative
Invest Financial Corporation
82nd Airborne Div.
1986 to 1989
New River Community College
- Birth Year: 1968
- Place of Birth: Christiansburg, VA
- Gender: Male
- Race(s): Caucasian
- Religion: Christian
- Spouse: Jennifer Gaye Whitaker
- Children: Cody, Forrest, and Lilly
Membership & Affiliation
Community Christian Church
New River Economic Development Alliance
Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce
Floyd County Chamber of Commerce
Legislative Assistant: Judi Lynch, Director of Legislative Affairs
Administrative Assistant During Session: Susan Nienaber
- Government - DelNRush@house.virginia.gov
900 E. Main St,
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: (804) 698-1007
Pocahontas Building 900 E. Main St, Richmond, Virginia 23219 Office: (804) 698-1007 Email Address:DelNRush@house.virginia.gov Room Number: W232 Map It Legislative Assistant: Judi Lynch, Director of Legislative Affairs Administrative Assistant During Session: Susan Nienaber District Office
P.O. Box 1591
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Office: (540) 382-7731
Phone: (540) 382-7731
2017 State Delegate for VA House District 7
|Nick Rush (R)||17,560||66.3%|
|Flourette Marie Moore Ketner (D)||8,878||33.5%|
|Write In (Write-in)||32||0.1%|
RUSH, LARRY N (NICK) has run in 4 races for public office, winning 4 of them. The candidate has raised a total of $322,027.
Source: Follow the Money
Chair: Appropriations - Higher Education Subcommittee
Appropriations - Elementary and Secondary Education Subcommittee
Appropriations - Public Safety Subcommittee
Appropriations - Special Subcommittee on Amazon
Privileges and Elections - Subcommittee #3
Privileges and Elections - Subcommittee #4
See: Vote Smart
Source: Virginia Legislative Information System
Delegate Rush introduction of Pathway Christian Academy
Published on February 7, 2013
By: Nick Rush
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