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