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

Mitt Romney to campaign for <b>Barbara Comstock</b> | LynnRMitchell.com

August 4, 2014
By Lynn R. Mitchell Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be in Virginia September 30 to campaign on behalf of 10th Congressional District candidate Barbara Comstock just days before the election. Governor Romney, who ran as a GOP presidential candidate in 2008 and as the GOP ... Mike Simpson in Idaho, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, and state Sen. Jodi Ernst in Iowa. Delegate Comstock is running for the seat of retiring Congressman Frank Wolf.

<b>Barbara Comstock</b> (VA-10) on Fox and Friends

July 25, 2014
Elisabeth Hasselback talks to Virginia House delegate and congressional candidate Barbara Comstock about Politico's recent article about her and the race for Virginia's 10th congressional district.

Two Entertaining Twitter Conversations Involving <b>Barbara Comstock</b> <b>...</b>

July 20, 2014
To end your weekend, here are two, uh, interesting? entertaining? conversations involving Barbara Comstock's BFF and right wingnut extraordinaire Del. David Ramadan (R-Loudoun/Prince William).Continue reading.

An Afternoon with <b>Delegate Barbara Comstock&#39;s</b> Young Women <b>...</b>

July 16, 2014
In 2013,Delegate Barbara Comstock announced a new Leadership Program to provide young women enrolled in junior high and high school the opportunity to meet and interact with women in leadership positions in ...

Republicans List Top Female Candidates: Mia Love, <b>Barbara</b> <b>...</b>

July 1, 2014
Former Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love, the GOP nominee in Utah's 4th District. Virginia Del. Barbara Comstock, the GOP nominee in Virginia's 10th District. Former Rep. Nan Hayworth, the GOP nominee to take on Rep.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Washington Post: What to Watch: Week of Sept. 1

August 30, 2014
Del. Barbara Comstock (R) and Fairfax County Supervisor John Foust (D) will speak. The two candidates are vying to replace Rep. Frank Wolf (R). The event begins at 7:30 a.m. at Dominion, 3072 Centreville Rd., Herndon. $40 for members, $70 for everyone ...

The Korea Times US: [WaPo] Pandering to Northern Va.'s Koreans is going to extremes

August 31, 2014
[WaPo] Pandering to Northern Va.'s Koreans is going to extremes[THE WASHINGTON POST] In the open-seat race in Virginia's 10th Congressional District, the Republican candidate, state Del. Barbara Comstock, is promising that, if elected, she will attempt to insert Congress into a dispute between South Korea and ...

Fairfaxtimes.com: Mischaracterization of Comstock's working career troubling

August 27, 2014
Mischaracterization of Comstock's working career troubling21, Supervisor John Foust, in discussing his opponent Delegate Barbara Comstock, said ?I don't think [Comstock's] even had a real job.? This is a stunning statement given that he surely knows that Delegate Comstock, a lawyer, has served as a ...and more »

Washington Post: Comments by John Foust, N.Va. candidate for Congress, called insensitive to ...

August 22, 2014
Foust, a member of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors running in Northern Virginia's 10th Congressional District, was trying to cast himself as more in touch with the needs of working Virginians when he questioned Republican state Del. Barbara J.and more »

Fairfaxtimes.com: Foust pushes women's issues despite 'real job' comment

August 29, 2014
Foust pushes women's issues despite 'real job' commentFoust campaign manager Shaun Daniels said it's important women know Del. Barbara Comstock's record on women's health issues, which includes statements supporting overturning Roe v. Wade and votes in favor of legislation that could ... A veteran of ...

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.
  • HR521: Celebrating the life of Thomas Joseph Russo.
  • 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.