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
11.1% in 2013
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 on Blogs

Dance beats the machine | Bearing Drift

August 10, 2014
Del. Rosalyn Dance of Petersburg won. This is a bit of a surprise because another Democrat, Del. Delores McQuinn, had the backing not only of Richmond's Democratic political establishment and the remains of Henry ...

Democrats Tap Dance in Virginia Senate Primary - WHSV TV-3

August 9, 2014
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Dance beat Del. Delores McQuinn, former Richmond Mayor Rudy McCollum and businesswoman Gerry Rawlinson for the nomination. Dance, a former Petersburg mayor, received ...

Dance wins Democratic primary in bid to replace Marsh ‹ CHPN

August 9, 2014
Del. Delores L. McQuinn, D-Richmond, came in second, with about 36.2 percent of the vote. Mike Valerio of nbc12 has the specific (unofficial) vote tally: The unofficial results are as follows: 1,725 for Roslyn Dance; 1,375 for Delores McQuinn; 592 for Rudy McCollum; 108 for Gerry Rawlinson. Businessman and restaurateur Preston Brown has announced that he will run as an independent candidate in the November general election. Brown garnered 21% of the vote in ...

VBF presents <b>Del</b>. McQuinn (D-Richmond) with Bike Friendly Award

July 30, 2014
Champe Burnley, Sheryl Finucane, Michael Gilbert, Del. Delores McQuinn, Bud Vye, and Tom Bowden. Virginia Bicycling Federation would like to thank Del. McQuinn (D-Richmond) for being the patron of HB 542, and Del.

Ex-Cop Admits Police Across America Have Mandatory Ticket and <b>...</b>

July 17, 2014
“This is a little disconcerting,” Del. Delores McQuinn, a Democrat representative added. The leaked review was the first written proof of quotas she said she had ever seen. When questioned about the document, police officials ...

Recent Mentions in the Media

WWBT: Del. Rosalyn R. Dance wins Senate primary

August 9, 2014
Progress IndexWe completed this step of the process with minimal incident and we will continue to take the utmost precautions as we conduct an official canvass of the results. While we still have a ways to go in certifying the results, we'd like to congratulate ...Del. Rosalyn Dance takes nomination for Democratic Party of VirginiaProgress IndexDance wins Democratic nomination to run for Henry Marsh's Senate seatRoanoke TimesDance Wins Democratic Nomination for 16th Senatorial DistrictWRICWashington Postall 19 news articles »

Hopewell News: Delegate Dance wins Senate primary

August 12, 2014
Of a total 3,800 votes on Saturday, Del. Delores McQuinn, D-Richmond, received the second most votes with 1,375 (36.2 percent) followed by former Richmond mayor Rudolph McCollum Jr. with 592 votes (5.6 percent) and Gerry Rawlinson with 108 votes ...

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Petersburg turnout helped Dance prevail in primary

August 11, 2014
Dance's 350-vote victory Saturday in a firehouse primary for the 16th Senate District dealt a staggering blow to Richmond's Democratic establishment and Mayor Dwight C. Jones, who had endorsed Del. Delores L. McQuinn, D-Richmond, to fill the ...

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Today's top opinion: 16th Senate District ? firehouse politics

August 5, 2014
Today's top opinion: 16th Senate District ? firehouse politicsDelores McQuinn and Rosalyn Dance; former Richmond Mayor Rudy McCollum; and newcomer Gerry Rawlinson, a nurse and owner of home health care businesses. McQuinn, Dance and McCollum boast name recognition. If the Democratic Party included a ...

WRIC: Democrats to pick nominee for Va. Senate race

August 7, 2014
Running for the Democratic nomination are Del. Rosalyn Dance, Del. Delores McQuinn, former Richmond Mayor Rudy McCollum, and businesswoman Gerry Rawlinson. The 80-year-old Marsh worked as a civil rights lawyer and was Richmond's first black ...Democrats to pick nominee for Virginia state Senate race to fill Henry Marsh's ...The Republicall 15 news articles »

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.


  • 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.
  • 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.