Delegate Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond)

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70: Counties of Chesterfield (part) and Henrico (part); Cityof Richmond (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2009
Next Election
November 2015
Counties, Cities and Towns, General Laws, Transportation
Copatroning Habits
66% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 90% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 52% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
12.5% in 2014
Campaign Contributions
$3,573.81 cash on hand (March 2013 report)

McQuinn studied at Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia Union University. She is an associate minister at Mount Olivet Baptist Church in Richmond. Previously a member of the Richmond City Council and the Richmond School Board, McQuinn was elected to the House in a special election after Del. Dwight Jones was elected Richmond mayor.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Jones endorses McQuinn in Senate primary bid

August 8, 2014
Delores McQuinn, running in a firehouse democratic primary for the 16th Senate district formerly held by Henry Marsh, hugs a supporter while DWayne Whitehead hands out informational flyers at a voting location of north 25th street in Richmond on Aug.

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Democrats to hold firehouse primary to fill Marsh's seat in Senate

July 25, 2014
Democrats to hold firehouse primary to fill Marsh's seat in SenateRepresentatives from six party committees met there to hash out the process for choosing the Democratic nominee from a field that includes Del. Rosalyn R. Dance, D-Petersburg, Del. Delores McQuinn, D-Richmond, and former Richmond mayor Rudolph ?Rudy? C ... Va. delegate talks about breast cancer battle

February 6, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) ?Shortly after the start of the 2014 General Assembly, I talked to Delegate Delores McQuinn in her Capitol office about being a public figure while fighting a life-threatening illness. ?I could not function. It was so devastating ...

Roanoke Times: Dance wins Democratic nomination to run for Henry Marsh's Senate seat

August 9, 2014
Dance wins Democratic nomination to run for Henry Marsh's Senate seatDel. Delores McQuinn, D-Richmond, finished second with about 36.2 percent of the vote. Former Richmond Mayor Rudy McCollum came in third with 15.6 percent of the vote, while businesswoman Gerry Rawlinson was fourth with 2.8 percent. There were 156 ...Del. Rosalyn R. Dance wins Senate primaryWWBTall 21 news articles » Chesterfield boss advised not to say 'quota' in interview about police tickets

September 9, 2014
Chesterfield boss advised not to say 'quota' in interview about police ticketsOne of those leaders is Virginia State Delegate Delores McQuinn. She represents parts of Chesterfield County in the General Assembly. Del. McQuinn said she wanted to see the practice stopped ? immediately. ?There have been quite a few emails as well ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Delores McQuinn’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 59 video clips in all.


  • HB475: Roadways; solicitation of contributions.
  • HB1376: Arrest and summons quotas; prohibition.
  • HB1377: Health insurance; credits for retired school division employees.
  • HJ513: Arrest and summonses mandate; Virginia State Crime Commission; to report.
  • HB61: Firearms; purchase and sale of rifles or shotguns, penalties.
  • HB110: Health insurance; credits for retired school division employees.
  • HB224: Real estate; criteria for tansferring certain delinquent taxes.
  • HB225: Richmond, City of; reassessment of real estate and equalization.
  • HB472: Student conduct; parental responsibility to prevent bullying.
  • HB473: Discounted fees and charges; City of Richmond may provide to certain customers.
  • HB474: Virginia Human Rights Act; childbirth or related medical conditions.
  • HB475: Roadways; solicitation of contributions.
  • HB542: Wearing masks; unlawful for any person to wear with intent to conceal identity, penalty.
  • HB643: Virginia Public School Improvement Program; created.
  • HJ33: Celebrating the life of Ida Belle Bluford Taylor.
  • HJ54: Celebrating the life of Charles Williams Finley.
  • HJ74: Celebrating the life of Brendon Keith Mackey.
  • HJ123: Celebrating the life of Joseph J. Carter, Jr.
  • HJ127: Commending Hugh Bailyn Jones.
  • HJ142: Celebrating the life of Jacquelyn Marie Holmes Bolden.
  • HJ175: Physicians, nineteenth-century; VCU to memorialize contributions of African American cadavers.
  • HJ183: Commending Jane Harrel Garrant Roane.
  • HJ195: Celebrating the life of Virginia Tabb Joyner.
  • HJ198: Celebrating the life of Johnny William Cain.
  • HJ5043: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Robert Mayo Brunson, Jr.
  • HJ5121: Celebrating the life of Raymond Harold Boone.
  • HJ5234: Celebrating the life of Matthew James Robinson, Jr.
  • HR178: Celebrating the life of Yohance Nebuwa McClain.
  • HB1685: General Services, Department of; conveyance of certain real property located in City of Richmond.
  • HB1808: Virginia Public School Improvement Program; established.
  • HB1809: Commonwealth Transportation Board; powers and duties.
  • HB1810: Wearing a mask; exception to criminal punishment.
  • HB1811: Drug-free and gang-free zones; enhanced penalties for activities, etc.
  • HB1812: Real property owned by State; alters provisions governing local service charges.
  • HB2171: School safety audits; school crisis, emergency management, and medical emergency response plans.
  • HB2212: Women-owned and minority-owned businesses; enhancement measures.
  • HB2289: Health insurance; credits for retired school division employees.
  • HJ645: College campuses; higher educational institutions to heighten awareness of perils of alcohol abuse.
  • HJ646: Food deserts; SHHR to explore and recommend strategies to eliminate in State.
  • HJ647: Celebrating the life of Antoinette Taylor Smith.
  • HJ761: Commending Sisters Network, Inc., for its breast cancer awareness and prevention advocacy.
  • HJ762: Breast cancer awareness and prevention; local health departments to provide detailed report.
  • HJ937: Commending Camp Diva's 'Date with Dad.'
  • HJ938: Celebrating the life of Charles Taft Peters, Jr.
  • HJ939: Commending Dr. William H. Joyner.
  • HJ940: Celebrating the life of Samuel Francis Lillard.
  • HB527: Virginia Slave Commission; established, report.
  • HB528: Drug-free and gang-free zones; penalties.
  • HB529: Virginia Public Procurement Act; preference for local products and firms.
  • HB530: Virginia Public Procurement Act; permissive contract provisions for localities.
  • HJ87: Prostate cancer prevention; Health Commissioner to promote screening as an effective tool, report.
  • HJ88: Food deserts; SHHR to explore strategies to eliminate to make healthy food affordable, report.
  • HJ193: Celebrating the life of Mary Lou Decossaux.
  • HJ213: Commending Dr. Philip J. Schwarz.
  • HJ373: Celebrating the life of Frederick J. Robinson, Sr.
  • HJ374: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Robert Louis Taylor.
  • HJ489: Commending 'The Forget Me Not Project'.
  • HR54: Celebrating the life of Susie Beatrice Nickens James.
  • HR622: Commending the Richmond Metropolitan Chapter of The Charmettes, Incorporated.
  • HB1312: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of James River Park System.
  • HB2208: Gang activities, etc.; enhanced penalties within 1,000 feet of housing for older persons.
  • HB2209: Virginia Commonwealth University; board of visitors to convey certain property to City of Richmond.
  • HB2210: Repair of derelict buildings; authority of locality to appoint receivers.
  • HB2211: Eluding police; vehicle driven shall be forfeited and sold by sheriff.
  • HB2212: Law-Enforcement Pursuit Database; State Police to develop and maintain.
  • HB2213: Driver training standards; establish for law-enforcement emergency calls and pursuits.
  • HB2214: Criminal Justice Services, Department of; develop plan for prevention of juvenile delinquency.
  • HB2215: Local Defense Manufacturing Zones; created, allows local governments to designate.
  • HB2414: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of the James River Park System.
  • HB2505: Alcoholic beverage control; creates art instruction studio license.
  • HJ658: Commending Chief Petty Officer AndraD. Austin.
  • HJ666: Celebrating the life of Ellen Dickson Pearson.
  • HJ667: Celebrating the life of Anthony L. Taylor.
  • HJ702: Commending the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation.
  • HJ899: Celebrating the life of Earl Augustine Robinson.
  • HJ975: Commending Corbin Alexander Anglin.
  • HJ976: Commending the Reverend Cessar L. Scott, Sr.
  • HR76: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Benjamin W. Robertson.
  • HB1200: Slave Commission; established, report.
  • HB1201: Driver instruction program; DMV shall provide at a reduced fee, etc., to person unable to pay cost.
  • HB1312: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of James River Park System.
  • HB1321: Fire Prevention Code; regulation of open burning by localities.
  • HJ132: Senior citizens; SHHR to establish mechanism to facilitate coordination & access to service thereto.
  • HJ133: Mammograms, yearly; Health Commissioner to promote as an effective tool in breast cancer prevention.
  • HJ138: Lumpkin's Slave Jail and Slave Burial Ground for Negroes; encourages preservation of historic site.
  • HJ243: Commending the Richmond City Promise Neighborhood Initiative.
  • HJ264: Commending Jane Garrant Roane.
  • HJ481: Celebrating the life of Willie D. Cosby III.
  • HJ916: Commending the Reverend Dr. Edward Daniel McCreary, Jr.