Delegate Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill)

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9: Counties of Patrick, Franklin (part) and Henry (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2008
Next Election
November 2015
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Appropriations, Counties, Cities and Towns
Copatroning Habits
87% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 92% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 67% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
21.4% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$15,936.04 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Virginia Coal Association PAC Richmond $2,000
Alpha Natural Resources, LLC Energy Abingdon $2,000
Virginia Coal Association PAC Richmond $1,000
Dominion PAC Richmond $1,000
Altria Client Services, Inc. Tobacco Richmond $1,000
NiSource, Inc PAC OH $750
Ronald Ressel Manufacturer Martinsville $500
Virginia BankPAC PAC Glen Allen $500
Chris F. Mohr Ameristaff Martinsville $500
Huntington Ingalls Industries Shipbuilding Newport News $500

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Recent Mentions on Blogs

Local Legislators Differ on Health Care Expansion - News Roanoke <b>...</b>

March 25, 2014
Republican Franklin County delegate Charles Poindexter said an example of a hospital closure often cited by Governor McAuliffe as related to Medicaid funding cuts – Lee County Hospital – was really due to a poor business ...

VA Action Alert: Need Emails and Phone Calls! | VFDCB

February 14, 2014
VA House, Agriculture Sub-committee. Delegate Daniel W. Marshall III – Republican, Chair Phone: (804) 698-1014. E-mail: Delegate Charles Poindexter – dog breeder, Republican Phone: ...

NRA-ILA | Virginia: House Committee to Vote on Sunday Hunting <b>...</b>

January 21, 2014
Their contact information is provided below: Delegate Edward Scott (R-30), Chairman. Culpeper. (804) 698-1030. Delegate Charles Poindexter (R-9), Vice Chairman. Glade Hill. (804) 698-1009.

<b>Delegate</b> Poindexter: McAuliffe has no clue | House Republican <b>...</b>

July 1, 2013
Delegate Charles Poindexter, who represents a large part of Southern Virginia in the Virginia House of Delegates, blasted Democratic candidate for Governor Terry McAuliffe for his lacking job-creation strategy in an op-ed in ...

(Update: Landes, Poindexter, and Wilt also endorse) West endorses <b>...</b>

April 16, 2013
From Del. Charles Poindexter: “Southern and southwest Virginians know first hand the impact that Federal overreach has on our economic and constitutional freedoms. Virginians in the 9th District and the surrounding areas are looking for a leader who will ... He does not just give great speeches, but the philosophy he espouses is displayed in his record as a Delegate in the General Assembly, during his service as a Colonel in the U.S. Army, and in his day-to-day life.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Smith Mountain Eagle: Local Republican Committee elects new Executive Committee

April 16, 2014
Also in attendance were the Honorable Delegate Charles Poindexter and Mr Shak Hill, a Republican candidate for the upcoming U.S. Senate race. Other notable attendees, who were also approved as Franklin County delegates to the Fifth District Republican ...

Richmond Times Dispatch: Little-known panel obstacle in health fight

April 9, 2014
Or as the House co-chairman of MIRC, Del. Steve Landes, R-Augusta, told Health and Human Resources Secretary Bill Hazel: ?Your interpretation of when ... Its House members want to kill a Medicaid-for-Obamacare option: Republicans Landes; Charles ...and more »

Roanoke Times: Letters pick of the day: Explain how Medicaid needs fixing

April 10, 2014
Del. Charles Poindexter, R-Franklin, right, gestures as he asked a question during a meeting of the Medicaid Innovation and Reform Commission at the Capitol in Richmond Monday, Ap. (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Posted: Thursday, Ap ...

Roanoke Times: McAuliffe uses Roanoke Valley visit to push more Medicaid

March 28, 2014
Kansas.comMcAuliffe addressed the Virginia Education Association Delegate Assembly at the Roanoke Civic Center, where he touted his plan to fund 2 percent pay raises for teachers and highlighted other education initiatives. He dropped by Roanoke ... Most ...UPDATED: Governor McAuliffe brings Medicaid push to Roanoke and Rocky ...WDBJ7Medicaid battle heats upMartinsville Bulletinall 44 news articles »

Roanoke Times: Roanoke-area lawmakers stand firm amid Medicaid impasse

March 20, 2014
Washington PostDel. Charles Poindexter, R-Franklin County, said lawmakers agreed last year to create a bicameral Medicaid Innovation and Reform Commission to oversee issues related to Medicaid expansion. Poindexter, who was appointed to the commission in ...Stalemate continues as lawmakers prepare to return to RichmondWDBJ7all 49 news articles »


  • HB672: Port of Virginia Economic and Infrastructure Development Grant Program; expands existing program.
  • HB673: Stormwater management permit fees; land-disturbing activities involving single-family residences.
  • HB674: Water supplies and waterworks; defines human consumption.
  • HB675: Elections; deadlines for candidate filings.
  • HB676: Methamphetamine; increases mandatory minimum sentence range for manufacturing, etc.
  • HB677: School boards, local; each board required to host annual workforce summit.
  • HB697: Stormwater Management Program; delays implementation by local governments.
  • HB915: State-owned uplands; hydraulic fracturing.
  • HJ254: Commending the Franklin County Perinatal Education Center.
  • HJ255: Commending Bridgewater Marina.
  • HJ256: Commending the Rotary Club of Stuart.
  • HJ271: Commending Mary Alice Bowman.
  • HJ277: Commending the Franklin County High School Air Force JROTC marksmanship team.
  • HJ330: Commending Brittany Yates.
  • HJ331: Commending Barry Nelson.
  • HB1829: Foxes; using GPS device to manage dogs while hunting, may also use GPS while hunting other game.
  • HB1832: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of Smith Mountain Lake.
  • HB1834: High Performance Building Act; use of certain forest products.
  • HB1835: Firefighters and emergency medical technicians; cap on damages.
  • HB1953: U.S. Route 58 Corridor Development Program; issuance of bonds.
  • HB1954: Antique motorboats; establishes a special one-time registration fee.
  • HB1987: Renewable energy portfolio standard program; eliminates Performance Incentive provision.
  • HB2044: Highway Construction Advisory Committee, Recycled Materials in; eliminates Committee.
  • HB2067: Virginia Alternative Fuels Revolving Fund; guidelines for governing.
  • HB2075: Commonwealth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Measurement System; authorizes IEIA to create.
  • HB2233: Enterprise zones; expiration dates and renewal periods extended in certain counties and cities.
  • HJ227: National energy policy; urging President of U.S. and Congress of U.S. to adopt.
  • HJ673: Celebrating the life of Larry A. Heaton.
  • HJ827: Commending Stan Smith.
  • HB539: Private road; county ordinance may require maintenance by certain lot purchasers.
  • HB540: Construction projects; prohibits use of state or local funds if subject to project labor agreement.
  • HB541: DMV; collection of fees.
  • HB542: Highway maintenance projects; allows localities to use revenue-sharing funds.
  • HB1016: Alternative Fuel Vehicle Conversion Fund; established.
  • HB1017: Renewable energy portfolio standard program; eliminates Performance Incentive provision.
  • HB1018: Route 58 Corridor Completion Fund; created.
  • HB1037: Methamphetamine site cleanup; court shall order reasonable costs to be paid by defendant, etc.
  • HB1154: State Police, Department of; access to electronic evidence.
  • HB1262: Waterworks & Wastewater Works Operators & Onsite Sewage System Professionals, Board for; licensure.
  • HJ137: Land-disturbing activities; Secretary of Natural Resources to study modification of requirements.
  • HJ227: National energy policy; urging President of U.S. and Congress of U.S. to adopt.
  • HJ292: Commending David W. Ingram.
  • HJ308: Commending Winford Wayne Angell.
  • HJ328: Commending the Smith Mountain Lake Lions Club.
  • HJ383: Commending the Johnson sisters.
  • HJ410: Commending Terri Robertson.
  • HJ484: Celebrating the life of Bernard Henry Ferron.
  • HJ507: Commending the Smith Mountain Lake Association Water Quality Monitoring Program.
  • HR611: Commending the Reverend Judith Ellen Short.
  • HB2054: License plates, special; issuance to those celebrating Smith Mountain Lake.
  • HB2055: Statutory rules of evidence in civil actions; defines terms official publication and publish.
  • HB2056: Income tax, corporate; tax credit for travel expenses reimbursement.
  • HB2057: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; regulation of fertilizer, penalties.
  • HB2058: Water quality reports; consolidates several reports on progress in cleaning State's impaired waters.
  • HB2123: Coal surface mining operations; authority to issue pollutant discharge elimination permits.
  • HB2124: Restaurants; State Board of Health to establish licensure fee based on size & annual gross receipts.
  • HB2125: Electric utilities; SCC to enter its final order in biennial rate review proceedings.
  • HB2471: Coal Mine Safety Act; updated to reflect current federal law and industry standards, penalty.
  • HB2472: Performance guarantees; no locality shall require those furnished include cost unless shown on plat.
  • HJ645: Local governments; procurement and sharing of technology applications, report.
  • HJ727: Celebrating the life of Posey W. Dillon.
  • HJ728: Celebrating the life of William Daniel Altice.
  • HJ729: Commending Jack Swicegood.
  • HJ730: Commending the Gretna High School softball team.
  • HJ751: Commending Janice Holland.
  • HJ944: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Willard Rhoades Finney.
  • HB802: Antique motorboats; establishes a special one-time $100 registration fee.
  • HB803: Income tax, state; green jobs tax credit.
  • HB804: Personal information; prohibits person from sending a solicitation material that includes.
  • HB805: Offshore drilling; portion of royalties to be deposited in Transportation Trust Fund.
  • HB806: Alternative Fuels Revolving Fund; adds improvement of infrastructure such as refueling stations.
  • HB807: Workers' compensation; insurance carriers to file proof of coverage within 30 days of inception.
  • HB855: Sex offender registry; Internet registry information system to include person wanted for crime.
  • HB1369: Secondary Street Acceptance Requirements; VDOT to reconsider.
  • HJ130: Standard software package; Sec. of Tech. to study feasibility of developing for local governments.
  • HJ258: Celebrating the life of Charles J. Davis, Jr.
  • HJ297: Commending Lester Harold Hutchinson, Jr.
  • HJ309: Celebrating the life of Rebecca Perdue Lumsden.
  • HJ312: Commending Janice Holland.
  • HJ375: Celebrating the life of Helen Hudson Shelburne
  • HJ378: Commending Alan Cantrell.
  • HJ412: Celebrating the life of Lt. Colonel Herman M. Craig, Sr., USA Ret.
  • HB759: School boards; annual report of expenditures.
  • HB1409: Electric utility rates; incentives for use of alternatives and distributed generation.
  • HB2267: Renewable energy facilities; definition.
  • HB2268: Renewable energy; definition thereof.
  • HB2269: Expenditures; annual report thereof provided by school board to be made available to public.
  • HB2270: Private residential wells; regulations shall include minimum storage capacity and yield requirement.
  • HB2271: Telephone trespass; penalty.
  • HB2272: Workers' Compensation; person contracting for subcontractor to perform work not required to insure.
  • HB2273: Driver's licenses; Commissioner of DMV to strengthen examination.
  • HB2274: Sex Offender Registry; not required to provide list of registrants' wanted offenses on Internet.
  • HB2275: Drug treatment courts; authorized for County of Franklin if funded through local sources.
  • HB2646: Betterment loans; established, eligibility therefor to repair, etc., failing onsite sewage systems.
  • HJ713: Compact fluorescent light bulb; Department of Environmental Quality to study impact of expanded use.
  • HJ784: Commending the Gretna High School football team.
  • HJ882: Commending Nicole Wimmer.
  • HJ5021: Commending the Floyd County High School girls' basketball team.
  • HB755: Deputies; personnel costs in preparation for new regional jail facility.
  • HB756: Registration fees; vehicle equipped for persons with disabilities.
  • HB757: Illegal aliens; adds presumption, subject to rebuttal, against admitting to bail any alien charged.
  • HB758: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include computers and related equipment.
  • HB759: School boards; annual report of expenditures.
  • HB1408: Betterment loans; Director of Department of Environmental Quality to determine eligibility therefor.
  • HB1409: Electric utility rates; incentives for use of alternatives and distributed generation.
  • HB1435: Illegal aliens; presumption against admission to bail for those charged with criminal offense.
  • HJ129: 25X25 Project; General Assembly to support to increase energy security.
  • HJ274: Commending the Gretna High School football team.
  • HJ525: Commending Hubert L. Quinn.
  • HJ526: Commending W. Q. Overton.
  • HJ527: Commending Alice Sigmon Hall.
  • HJ540: Commending W. Wayne Angell.
  • HJ5021: Commending the Floyd County High School girls' basketball team.
  • HJ6017: Celebrating the life of Thomas Keister Greer.
  • HJ6036: Commending the Floyd County High School golf team.
  • HJ6059: Commending the Gretna High School softball team.
  • HR32: Celebrating the life of Augustus Dale Brown.