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
29.4% in 2013
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 on Blogs


June 17, 2014
LEBANON, VIRGINIA, JUNE 17, 2014– Delegates James W. “Will” Morefield (R-Tazewell) and L. Nick Rush (R-Montgomery) today endorsed Delegate A. Benton Chafin Jr. (R-Russell) for Senate. Both Delegates spoke highly ...

The rush for a new state budget - Blue Ridge Muse

June 12, 2014
Delegate Nick Rush came before the Floyd County Board of Supervisors this week expecting to talk about the budget impasse in Richmond and the possibility of a government shutdown. But the resignation of a Democratic ...

<b>Delegate</b> Rush Receives “A+” Rating from Virginia <b>...</b> - <b>Nick Rush</b>

May 27, 2014
On May 15th, the Virginia Chamber of Commerce released its annual Legislative Report Card. Delegate Nick Rush received an “A+” rating in the report along with an award for being a distinguished advocate for Virginia ...

Chairman for General Laws Subcommittee #4 | Elect <b>Nick Rush</b>

January 28, 2014
Delegate Wright (Counties of Amelia, Cumberland, Lunenburg (part), Mecklenburg, and Nottoway) • Delegate Peace (Counties of Hanover (part), King William (part), and New Kent) • Delegate Knight (Cities of Chesapeake ...

<b>Delegate</b> Rush Announces Economic <b>...</b> - Elect <b>Nick Rush</b>

January 15, 2014
Richmond – Delegate Nick Rush (Counties of Montgomery, Pulaski, and Floyd) announced today he would be chief co-patroning legislation to expand the Port of Virginia Economic and Infrastructure Development Grant Fund ...

Recent Mentions in the Media

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 ...

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.


  • 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.
  • 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.