Ryan McDougle

Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 4 since 2006

Former Positions: State Delegate from 2002 – 2006

Affiliation: Republican

Overview:

As a small businessman, I understand the need to keep taxes low and minimize government spending. I will always protect your constitutional rights from government overreach. I will also support policies that expand choices for education and healthcare.

Bryce Reeves

Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 17 since 2012

Affiliation: Republican

Overview:

“By listening and asking questions, Bryce has been able to lead by always focusing on our priorities and doing what’s right.”
“Bryce knows the best ideas – and most effective ways of creating change – come from local leaders and people all across the Commonwealth, not from the political insiders in

Emmett Hanger

Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 24 since 1996

Affiliation: Republican

Overview:

“Emmett Hanger has a strong voting record of limited government and fiscal conservatism. He values the protection of individual rights, coupled with a keen sense of individual responsibility. More importantly, Emmett believes common-sense solutions in government should win-out over party politics.”

Creigh Deeds

Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 25 since 2001

Former Positions: State Delegate for VA House District 18 from 1991 – 2000; Commonwealth’s Attorney of Bath County. from 1987 – 1991

Affiliation: Democrat

Overview:

Senator Deeds’ public service career began in 1987 when he was elected to serve as the Commonwealth’s Attorney of Bath County. In 1991 he ran against an incumbent and won in the 18th District in the House of Delegates. After serving 10 years in the House, Sen. Deeds was elected to the Senate in a special election in 2001. Senator Deeds was the Democratic nominee for Attorney General in 2005 and for Governor in 2009.

Senator Deeds chairs the Joint Subcommittee to Study Mental Health Services in the Twenty-First Century. He also serves on the Small Business Commission, the Joint Commission on Transportation Accountability, and the Joint Committee to Study Interstate 73.

Mark Obenshain

Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 26 since 2001

Affiliation: Republican

Overview:

Mark was elected to the Senate of Virginia in 2003, where he serves as Chairman of the Senate Courts of Justice Committee.  He also serves on the Commerce & Labor; Finance;  Agriculture, Conservation, and Natural Resources;  and Rules Committees. Mark is also Chairman of the Virginia State Crime Commission.

He has quickly established himself as a conservative leader, taking the lead on property rights, school choice, family values, and government reform, and emerging as one of the Senate’s leading voices on public safety and other key issues.

Richard Stuart

Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 28 since 2008

Former Positions: Commonwealth's Attorney, Westmoreland County from 2004 – 2005

Affiliation: Republican

Overview:

“One of my priorities as your Senator is to improve our local economies. People are hurting and family budgets are tightening. That is why I will continue to support legislation and initiatives that put less of a burden on small businesses and families when it comes to paying taxes.”

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