Delegate David Yancey (R-Newport News)

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94: City of Newport News (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2015
Education, General Laws, Transportation
Copatroning Habits
80% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 80% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 71% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
14.8% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$54,156.11 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Dominion Leadership Trust PAC Inc Political Action Committee Fredericksburg $10,256
Dave Albo for Delegate Campaign Campaign Committee Springfield $2,260
Patten, Wornom, Hatten, & Diamonstein, LC Law Firm Newport News $1,250
Majority Leader PAC PAC Colonial Heights $1,000
Dominion Political Action Committee - VA PAC Richmond $1,000
Patten, Wornom, Hatten, & Diamonstein, LC Law Firm Newport News $1,000
Thomas W Meehan Real Estate Newport News $1,000
Huntington Ingalls Industries Shipbuilding Newport News $1,000
Howell for Delegate Campaign Committee Fredericksburg $1,000
Roxann Robinson Optometrist North Chesterfield $1,000

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Daily Press (blog): Hampton Roads Politics: Simonds to challenge Yancey for House seat

September 23, 2014
Newport News School Board member Shelly Simonds wants to challenge Del. David Yancey, R-Newport News, in the 2015 election. Simonds is seeking the Democratic Party nomination for the race, according to her filing with the state Board of Elections.

Daily Press: Missed opportunity

September 22, 2014
Similarly, Del. David Yancey, R-Newport News, called Del. Rust's bill a good start but expressed concern about the bureaucracy required. If he was a partner in reform, rather than just another "No" vote, Del. Yancey might have used this special session ...and more »

Daily Press: Virginia Politics: House rejects Medicaid alternative

September 18, 2014
Del. David Yancey, R-Newport News, said even though he voted against Rust's bill, he felt it was a good start, and said he wanted to work on the issue of coverage for low income people. The bureaucraqcy required, and uncertainty over whether federal ...and more »

Daily Press: Lawmakers narrow judicial field for seats in Newport News, Gloucester and Isle ...

September 16, 2014
For his part, Mills will soon get another chance at the Circuit Court bench with the retirement of Judge H. Vincent Conway Jr. early next year. "Bryant was a great candidate," said Del. David Yancey, R-Newport News, who helped select Sugg. "He served ...

Daily Press: Virginia politics: Are the Medicaid wars over, or just on pause?

September 20, 2014
Everyone knew Del. Tom Rust's bill was going to die, just as they knew the House of Delegates debate on Medicaid expansion last week wasn't going to convince a staunchly opposed Republican majority to change its mind. But they went through the ... But ...

These are all of the video clips of David Yancey’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2012. There are 22 video clips in all.


  • HB863: Enterprise Zone Grant Program; removes restriction on number that may exist at any one time.
  • HB864: Virginia Small Business Financing Authority; definition of eligible business & business enterprise.
  • HB865: STEAM Summer Learning Center Fund; established.
  • HB870: New infrastructure; tax credit for certain investment.
  • HB875: Real property tax; sale of certain tax delinquent property.
  • HB884: Virginia Infrastructure Grant Fund; established.
  • HB1001: Electric utilities; on-bill financing programs for eligible energy efficiency measures.
  • HB1004: Open-end credit agreements; only seller of goods to extend credit under an agreement.
  • HB1100: CTB Six-Year Improvement Program; requirements.
  • HB1114: Student data; cloud computing.
  • HB1161: Christopher Newport University; membership of Board of Visitors.
  • HB1214: Governor and Attorney General; parties to litigation with state, prohibited conduct, penalties.
  • HB1223: Virginia Public Procurement Act; small, women, and minority-owned businesses.
  • HJ101: Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; report.
  • HJ104: Virginia Retirement System; System to place stop-loss orders on securities it holds.
  • HJ188: Commending Patty Heath.
  • HJ211: Commending Robert F. Shuford, Sr.
  • HJ212: Commending Pete's Custom Auto Service.
  • HJ223: Celebrating the life of Walter S. Segaloff.
  • HJ290: Celebrating the life of George L. Ackerman.
  • HJ5139: Commending Paul Daniel Smith.
  • HR57: Commending Robert Thad Mackie, D.D.S.
  • HR58: Commending Nelson Farley.
  • HR98: Commending Bettie Minette Cooper.
  • HR128: Commending Gordon L. Gentry, Jr.
  • HR142: Commending the Hampton Roads Republican Women's Club.
  • HR162: Commending Mike O'Neil
  • HR163: Commending Robin Bonnett McArthur.
  • HR164: Celebrating the life of Lloyd U. Noland, Jr.
  • HR171: Commending the Newport News and Suffolk Fire Departments.
  • HB720: Worker retraining tax credit; increase in credit amount for tax years beginning January 1, 2012.
  • HB724: False advertising; exempts real estate brokers and salespersons from criminal and civil liability.
  • HB1923: Worker retraining tax credit; increase in credit amount for tax years beginning January 1, 2012.
  • HB1949: Reckless driving; speed limits on toll facilities.
  • HB1951: Virginia Public Procurement Act; bid match preference for Virginia businesses.
  • HB1970: Exemplary Teacher Grant Fund; created.
  • HB1971: STEM Summer Learning Center Fund; created.
  • HB1972: Advanced and Precision Manufacturing Education Fund; created.
  • HB1977: Open-end credit plans; prohibits anyone other than seller of certain goods from extending credit.
  • HB2060: Juveniles; alleged to be truant, development of truancy plan.
  • HB2073: Real estate brokers and salespersons; liability of false advertising and false information.
  • HB2080: Evidence acceptable to DMV Commissioner of payments of taxes, etc.
  • HB2334: Solar-powered or wind-powered electricity generation facility; SCC to conduct pilot program, etc.
  • HB2335: Transportation Revenue Fund; established, report.
  • HJ813: Commending the Newport News Fire Department Bomb Squad.
  • HJ814: Commending the Heritage High School Governor's STEM Academy.
  • HJ815: Commending Robert Criner.
  • HJ816: Commending Christian Leonard.
  • HJ817: Commending Walter Segaloff.
  • HJ818: Commending Warwick River Christian School.
  • HJ819: Commending Sam C. Canavos.
  • HJ820: Commemorating the life and legacy of Captain Michael Dermott Mullan.
  • HJ821: Commending the Virginia Bankers Association Education Foundation.
  • HJ868: Child Identification Program Day; designating as May 25, 2013, and each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ915: Commending Yates Elementary School.
  • HR224: Commending Charlie Hill.
  • HR225: Commending Golden Bethune-Hill.
  • HB719: Hunting and fishing license, special; permanently disabled veteran to apply and receive at no cost.
  • HB720: Worker retraining tax credit; increase in credit amount.
  • HB721: Towing and Recovery Operators, Board of; abolishes Board.
  • HB722: Charter; City of Newport News.
  • HB723: Transportation; funding and administration in various construction districts.
  • HB724: False advertising; exempts real estate brokers and salespersons from criminal and civil liability.
  • HB725: Motor vehicle title loans, payday loans, and open-end credit plans; caps interest rate.
  • HB726: Sale of property; City of Newport News to sell certain property for nominal amount.
  • HJ154: Commending Menchville House Ministries, Inc.
  • HJ155: Commending the Honorable G. Glenn Oder.
  • HJ244: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Billie Meriwether Millner.
  • HJ509: Commending the Newport News Green Foundation.
  • HR536: Commending the Denbigh House.
  • HR538: Commending the Mermaid Winery.
  • HR565: Commending Project CARE of the Greater Virginia Peninsula.
  • HR571: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant Colonel Robert Roy Begland, USA (Ret.).
  • HR580: Commending the Buffa family.
  • HR606: Commending the Oyster Pointer.
  • HR607: Commending People to People.