Delegate Barbara Comstock (R-McLean)

Photo of Barbara Comstock
Party
Republican
District
34: Counties of Fairfax (part) and Loudoun (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2010
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
Commerce and Labor, Science and Technology (Chair), Transportation
Website
comstockfordelegate.com
Copatroning Habits
74% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 78% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 66% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
47.4% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$266,449.73 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
DuPont Fabros Technology LP Wholesale Data Centers and REIT DC $5,000
Dominion Leadership Trust PAC Inc. Political Action Committee Falmouth $2,500
NVTC Tech PAC Technology Herndon $2,500
Associated Builders and Contractors of Virginia PAC Construction Chantilly $2,016
Evan B. McMahon Construction DC $2,000
Alpha Natural Resources Services LLC Energy Abingdon $1,500
Dominion Political Action Committee Energy Richmond $1,000
Michael J. Choutka Executive Oakton $1,000
Community Loans of America, Inc. Consumer Finance GA $1,000
William H. Dean Construction Sterling $1,000

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Recent Mentions on Blogs

Gillespie and Comstock have great fundraising quarters | Bearing Drift

April 15, 2014
Donors reside in 89 of Virginia's 133 counties and independent cities. Del. Barbara Comstock, who is hoping to be the Republican nominee from the 10th Congressional District and faces a firehouse primary on April 26, also ...

House GOP Leaders Slam Howie Lind For Anti-Comstock Smear <b>...</b>

April 10, 2014
House GOP leaders defend one of their own against misleading ads and rhetoric by Howie Lind directed against Del. Barbara Comstock. Yesterday, I heard a radio ad from the Howie Lind campaign to succeed retiring Rep. ... I continue to have some reservations about certain language on her Delegate campaign website, but it is clear from everything she has said in this campaign—and from the actual votes she's taken in the House of Delegates—that she cannot in ...

Northern Virginia Republicans Annihilate Lind Over False Attacks <b>...</b>

April 10, 2014
I have already covered Howie Lind's offensive and false smearing of Delegate Barbara Comstock, but now some big name Republican leaders are weighing.

Virginia: 10th District Debate YR Straw Poll Results | JHPolitics

April 10, 2014
Delegate Barbara Comstock was the overwhelming favorite of attendees of last night's 10th District Republican debate in Loudoun, although she lost some support.

Comstock Posts Nearly Insurmountable Lead in Public Poll - The <b>...</b>

April 8, 2014
In a poll conducted this last weekend, Del. Barbara Comstock outshines her nearest rival by a 4-to-1 margin in her bid to replace retiring Rep. Frank Wolf.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Washington Post: In 10th District congressional debate, GOP candidates go after front-runner ...

April 10, 2014
But a few opponents couldn't resist occasional digs at Virginia Del. Barbara J. Comstock (R-Fairfax), the presumed front-runner. ?Barbara Comstock is not going to tell the truth about her record,? Rob Wasinger, a former chief of staff to U.S. Rep.10th District Republican Candidate ForumLeesburg Todayall 2 news articles »

Washington Free Beacon: Comstock Leads Republican Pack in VA-10

April 8, 2014
Western JournalismVirginia Delegate Barbara Comstock leads the Republican field for an open House of Representatives seat by a margin of more than 30 points, according to a poll released on Tuesday. Forty-four percent of likely Republican voters said they would ...Poll: Comstock up big in race to replace WolfThe Hill (blog)Same-Sex Marriage Advocate Involved In GOP Congressional CampaignWestern JournalismPoll: Comstock leads GOP field ? or does she?Town Hallall 5 news articles »

Daily Beast: GOP Candidate's Awkward Obama Vote

April 17, 2014
GOP Candidate's Awkward Obama VoteVirginia State Delegate Barbara Comstock is the ur-Republican. Comstock, who is the frontrunner for her ... This has all fueled attacks against Comstock by her opponents in the primary, who include arch conservative Del. Bob Marshall, former Hill ...

Washington Post: Northern Virginia lurches to the right

April 16, 2014
And it verges on the bizarre when the apparent front-runner, Del. Barbara Comstock (Fairfax), makes a truth-stretching attempt to wrap herself in the mantle of Rush Limbaugh. Ms. Comstock is among the most conservative lawmakers in Richmond. A lawyer ...Virginia GOP leaders demand apology, more from LindFairfaxtimes.comall 2 news articles »

Watchdog.org: Comstock goes overboard with offshore energy claim

March 24, 2014
By Kenric Ward | Virginia Bureau. ALEXANDRIA, Va. ? State Delegate Barbara Comstock is inflating her energy record to pump up her congressional bid. The McLean Republican's congressional campaign webpage declares that she ?authored ...

These are all of the video clips of Barbara Comstock’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 102 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB1: Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund; emergency award to claimant shall not exceed $3000, etc.
  • HB28: Higher educational institutions; admission of students domiciled in Virginia.
  • HB82: Driver of motor vehicle following too closely; includes non-motor vehicles.
  • HB386: School calendar; local school boards responsbile for setting and determining opening day.
  • HB387: Newborns; critical congenital heart defect screening.
  • HB862: Kindergarten program, full-day ; local school board that does not offer to develop plan to phase in.
  • HB889: Economics education & financial literacy; Bd. of Education to develop online course of instruction.
  • HB994: Human trafficking offenses; Va. Code Commission to amend catchline to a code to reflect proper term.
  • HB999: Virginia Major Employer Research Performance Grant Program; created.
  • HB1044: Banks; bank director's ownership of shares.
  • HB1155: Crimes; seizure and forfeiture of property.
  • HB1174: Auxiliary police officers; firearms training standard.
  • HB1183: Virginia Transportation Solutions Working Group; name change.
  • HB1220: Research and development, qualified; increases amount of tax credit for expenses.
  • HJ285: Commending the Honorable Frank R. Wolf.
  • HJ482: Celebrating the life of Mildred Lonergan McAuliffe.
  • HR127: Commending Boy Scout Troop 128.
  • HB549: Child support arrearages; publication of names.
  • HB1309: School calendar; local school boards responsible for setting and determining opening of school year.
  • HB1385: Labor organization representation; right to vote by secret ballot.
  • HB1556: Divisionwide ratios of students to teachers; changes to schoolwide ratio.
  • HB1573: Financial institutions; contract provision requiring amendment or waiver to be in writing, etc.
  • HB1699: Personal property tax, tangible; computer equipment & peripherals used in data centers, definition.
  • HB1700: Students; admission of those domiciled in State at higher educational institutions.
  • HB1930: Income tax, state; adjusts elements of VA individual income tax annually to account for inflation.
  • HB1931: Employee's personal information; employer not required to release, communicate, etc., to 3rd party.
  • HB1933: Lyme disease; written information to patient when ordering laboratory test for presence of disease.
  • HB2040: Noise abatement practices and technologies; VDOT's evaluation extended for two additional years.
  • HB2070: Mass Transit; removes all current allocations made by CTB and implements performance-based funding.
  • HB2115: Telephone carriers; intrastate switched access charges.
  • HB2162: Money order sales and money transmission services; provisions.
  • HB2255: Voter lists; State Board of Elections to update, etc, list of persons who voted at elections, etc.
  • HJ91: National Women's History Museum; Congress to support establishing in Washington, D.C.
  • HJ92: Value-added tax; memorializing members of Va. Delegation of Congress of United States to oppose.
  • HJ766: Commending Adele Lebowitz.
  • HR170: Celebrating the life of Anthony David Blankley.
  • HB33: Public procurement; state agency agreements with labor organizations.
  • HB216: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption includes certain computer equipment and enabling software.
  • HB545: VDOT; allowed to drive on portion of highway other than a roadway to/from scene of traffic accident.
  • HB546: Gang crimes; includes definition of predicate criminal act.
  • HB547: School divisions, local; may use unexpended state funds to provide one-time bonus to teachers.
  • HB548: Higher educational institution; implement policies that recognize scheduling obligation by military.
  • HB549: Child support arrearages; publication of names.
  • HB550: Agency reports; submission in written or electronic format.
  • HB551: Telework expenses tax credit; extended for employers through December 31, 2016.
  • HB1013: Income tax, state & corporate; extends subtraction for capital gains from investments in businesses.
  • HB1014: State employee associations; prohibits payroll deductions.
  • HB1015: Public Procurement Act; bid match preference for State businesses.
  • HJ90: Constitutional amendment; Transportation Funds (first reference).
  • HJ91: National Women's History Museum; Congress to support establishing in Washington, D.C.
  • HJ92: Value-added tax; memorializing members of Va. Delegation of Congress of United States to oppose.
  • HJ288: Commending the McLean Project for the Arts on its 50th anniversary.
  • HJ501: Commending James D. Swinson.
  • HR36: Celebrating the life of Barbara Williams Hahne.
  • HR41: Celebrating the life of Robert Anthony Snow.
  • HR68: Commending Simple Changes, Inc.
  • HB2196: Government Transparency Advisory Council; established, searchable database website established.
  • HB2197: Income tax, corporate; telework expenses tax credit.
  • HB2198: Employment of personnel; if executive branch employee is promoted, requires probationary period.
  • HB2199: Journalists; prohibits a body authority to issue a subpoena to testify regarding any information.
  • HB2200: Computers; facilitating certain offenses involving children.
  • HB2201: Payroll Services Bureau; DPB to require participation of executive branch state agencies.
  • HB2202: Child support arrearage; Division of Child Support Enforcement to publish name of delinquent parent.
  • HB2203: Allocation of revenue-sharing funds; removes priority structure to localities.
  • HB2204: School divisions, local; use any unexpended state funds to provide a one-time bonus to all teachers.
  • HB2205: Commonwealth, Secretary of the; acceptance of certain electronic signatures.
  • HB2206: Bulk Sales; repeals Title 8.6A of Code of Virginia which is considered obsolete.
  • HB2207: State employees; removes statutory formulas for calculating sick leave & personal leave.
  • HB2440: Prostitution; expungement of charge if person was forced.
  • HB2455: Municipal utility services; notice of adverse judgment.
  • HB2523: Alcoholic beverage control; license suspension or revocation.
  • HJ642: VAT; urging Virginia delegation of Congress to oppose legislation that would levy on certain goods.
  • HJ643: Lyme Disease Awareness Month; designating as May 2011, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ655: Commending Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.
  • HJ734: Pope John Paul II's Pilgrimage Day; designating as June 2, 2011, & each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ779: Celebrating the life of Francis V. Gardner.
  • HJ783: Commending the McLean Orchestra.
  • HJ784: Commending the McLean Youth Orchestra.
  • HJ860: Commending the Fairfax County Park Authority.
  • HJ916: Commending the Fairfax County Public Schools winners of Governor's Awards.
  • HR67: Commending the Honorable Robert H. Bork.
  • HR71: Celebrating the life of Betty Frazer Greer.
  • HR667: Commending the Honorable Robert H. Bork.
  • HB896: Income tax, corporate; rate reduction for small businesses.
  • HB897: Lyme disease; required to be reported to Board of Health and prescription for long-term use.
  • HB898: Instructional spending; local school board to report expenditures annually.
  • HB899: Higher educational institutions; certain governing bodies to establish rules to increase domiciles.
  • HB900: Offshore drilling; portion of royalties to be deposited in Transportation Trust Fund.
  • HB1372: Economic Development Partnership; change title for Executive Director.
  • HJ387: Celebrating the life of Lawona R. Spencer.