Dickie Bell

Dickie Bell 1

Summary

Current Position: State Delegate since 2010
Affiliation: Republican
Former Position(s): Staunton City Council from 1996 – 2009

“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

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

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