Delegate Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg)

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7: Counties of Floyd, Montgomery (part), and Pulaski (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2015
General Laws, Militia, Police and Public Safety, Privileges and Elections
Copatroning Habits
91% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 90% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 73% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
22.2% in 2014
Campaign Contributions
$21,098.57 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Dominion Leadership PAC Fredricksburg $2,178
National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc. PAC CT $500
Virginia Cable Political Action Committee PAC Richmond $500
Virginia Hospital Association PAC Richmond $500
Virginia Society of Anesthesiologists PAC Richmond $500
Altria Client Services, Inc PAC Richmond $500
Kemper Consulting, Inc. PAC Norfolk $500
American Electric Power, Committee for Responsible Government PAC Columbus $500
HCA for Good Government PAC Richmond $500
Diageo North America PAC CT $500

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Recent Mentions in the Media Making college more affordable

December 17, 2014
My colleague, Del. Nick Rush, is working hard to bring this idea to Virginia. Three-year degree programs are another innovative idea worth exploring. Colleges in Iowa, Indiana and South Carolina are reducing costs by allowing students to receive ...and more »

Southwest Times: Nick Rush kicks off campaign

July 26, 2013
Larry Nicholas ?Nick? Rush, Christiansburg native, former paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division, also a former FedEx driver whose route was Pulaski??I've been in every building or on every road that Pulaski County has,? he joked?youngest member ...and more »

Southwest Virginia Today: Domestic violence doesn't discriminate, says speaker at awareness program

November 9, 2014
Domestic violence doesn't discriminate, says speaker at awareness programAn estimated 1.3 million women across the country are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year, Virginia Delegate Nick Rush told the group meeting at the Floyd County Courthouse. In 2005, he noted, ?there were almost 4,000 reported ...and more »

Southwest Times: 'WMD' helping Pulaski 'spring' to life

August 29, 2014
'WMD' helping Pulaski 'spring' to lifeReferencing the spring-like weather the New River Valley has experienced this summer, 7th District Del. Nick Rush equated the planned redevelopment to ?spring in the town of Pulaski. With the (industrial) closings and tornado, it seems like we had ...

Southwest Times: Puckett splits from Dems on coal issue: Says new regulations put livelihoods ...

January 29, 2014
They contend the regulations will ?amount to a direct attack on America's most abundant natural resource.? The letter primarily was signed by House and Senate Republicans, including 7th District Delegate Nick Rush and 12th District Delegate Joseph Yost ...

These are all of the video clips of Nick Rush’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2013. There are 6 video clips in all.


  • HB867: Prisoners; notification of tertiary care.
  • HB1145: Firearms; restoration of rights, report to State Police.
  • HB866: Charter; Town of Christiansburg.
  • HB867: Prisoners; notification of tertiary care.
  • HB872: Interjurisdictional law-enforcement agreement; agreement may allow loan of unmarked police vehicles.
  • HB1077: Insurable interest requirement; annuity contracts.
  • HB1078: Virginia state lottery; lottery sales agent license suspension, etc.
  • HB1079: Virginia state lottery; changes name of Lottery Department, Lottery Board, and Lottery Fund.
  • HB1145: Firearms; restoration of rights, report to State Police.
  • HB1170: Stormwater management; separately built single-family residences.
  • HJ340: Commending the Floyd County High School softball team.
  • HJ341: Commending the Auburn High School girls' volleyball team.
  • HJ342: Commending Larry Shelor.
  • HJ343: Commending Richard Ballengee.
  • HJ405: Commending Dr. Vinod Chachra.
  • HJ5039: Commending the Christiansburg High School boys' indoor track and field team.
  • HJ5165: Commending the Tuxedo Pandas.
  • HJ5192: Commending Pulaski County High School.
  • HR166: Commending Caleb Shane Tanner.
  • HR167: Commending the Christiansburg High School wrestling team.
  • HB1484: Farm vehicles; extends travel distance limitation on unregistered vehicles used on seasonal basis.
  • HB1485: DMV registration; expiration and renewal.
  • HB1486: Insurance agents; requirements for continuing education.
  • HB1487: Computer Crimes Act; civil action for violation of Act, limitations period.
  • HB1488: Stormwater management program; delays date local governments will have to for administering.
  • HB1489: State employees; State Comptroller to process payroll on weekly basis.
  • HB1772: Department of Corrections; electronic notice.
  • HB2022: Voter registration list exchange; SBE shall request information to identify duplicate registrations.
  • HB2231: Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Fund; amount of financial assistance.
  • HB2310: Mountain ridge construction; locality to define height of tall buildings, etc.,for regulation.
  • HJ722: Celebrating the life of Andrew David Fox.
  • HJ799: Commending the Auburn High School girls' 92 volleyball team.
  • HJ800: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Andrew Dow Owens.
  • HJ837: Celebrating the life of John Tyrone Hairston.
  • HJ907: Celebrating the life of Thomas Cole Stone Ryan.
  • HJ968: Commending the Atlantic Coast Conference.
  • HR131: Commending the Dublin Volunteer Fire Department.
  • HB793: Drug treatment court; established in County of Montgomery.
  • HB794: Urban development areas; incorporation of areas optional rather than mandatory, etc.
  • HB795: Food and beverage tax; authorizes Floyd County to impose.
  • HB796: Health, State Board of; guidelines for cleanup of residential property used as clandestine drug lab.
  • HJ276: Commending United Auto Workers Local 2069.
  • HJ320: Celebrating the life of the Honorable James Robert Dobyns.
  • HJ329: Commending Doug Marrs.
  • HJ445: Commending Matt Hagan.
  • HR513: Celebrating the life of Dorothy Hall Fowler Sheffey.
  • HR537: Commending the Christiansburg High School boys' basketball team.