Delegate Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean)

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34: County of Fairfax (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2008
Left Office
January 2010
Copatroning Habits
65% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 62% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 60% of them are Democrats.
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Government affairs consultant. Former assistant to Henry Kissinger and Brent Scowcroft at the National Security Council. Holds degrees from Northwestern University and Johns Hopkins. Graduate of the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership. Married with two grown children.

Recent Mentions on Blogs

<b>Margi Vanderhye</b> needs to follow the law. | Red NoVA

January 27, 2011
I saw an item on the McLean Patch recently entitled “Will she or won't she?” It was a blurb about Margi Vanderhye, wondering whether or not she is running again for Delegate. After reading it, I decided to do the obvious.

<b>Delegate</b> Margaret Vanderhye – Join me at my last debate of this <b>...</b>

October 5, 2009
Home \ Delegate Margaret Vanderhye – Join me at my last debate of this election. vanderhye. This Tuesday, October 6th, I will ... Authorized and Paid for by Friends of Margi Vanderhye. P.O. Box 7335 McLean, VA 22106.

Blue Virginia Archive: Saturday: Canvass for Margi

September 17, 2009
Canvass for Del. Margi Vanderhye Date: Saturday, September 19, 2009. Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm. Location: Vanderhye for Delegate/Democratic Coordinated Campaign McLean Headquarters 7600 Colshire Drive, McLean, ...

Join <b>Delegate</b> Vanderhye for her Fall Campaign Kickoff - The Farm <b>...</b>

September 14, 2009
Join Delegate Vanderhye for her Fall Campaign Kickoff ... To RSVP or with Questions. Contact John. 703-773-6264 or. Paid for by Friends of Margi Vanderhye,. Labor Donated, Printed in House ...

August campaign update- Vanderhye for <b>Delegate</b> - The Farm Team

August 19, 2009
Home \ August campaign update- Vanderhye for Delegate. vanderhye. As the dog days of August come and go, I wanted to touch base with you about all of the ... Authorized and Paid for by Friends of Margi Vanderhye ...

Recent Mentions in the Media

Leesburg Today: Around The Region For incoming Del. Sullivan, Medicaid will be top priority in ...

August 21, 2014
Sullivan, who will be part of a vastly outnumbered Democratic minority in the lower house of the General Assembly, said he planned to meet with every Republican delegate and ask them to ?give me a principled reason . . . why you are resisting this ...and more »

From the Legislator’s Website

Facing Tough Budget Choices

January 8, 2010

These are all of the video clips of Margi Vanderhye’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 8 video clips in all.


  • HB1234: Standards of Learning; growth model for student academic achievement.
  • HB1998: Retirement System; removes cap on number of years of creditable service member may purchase.
  • HB1999: Parental liability; damage to property or injury to person by minor.
  • HB2000: Electric utility rate structures; advancing conservation and efficiency.
  • HB2171: Agricultural waste; excludes any farm, etc., that owns & operates facilities within State.
  • HB2200: Every Woman's Life Breast and Cervical Cancer Fund; established.
  • HB2201: Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority; created, responsible for research, etc.
  • HB2202: Greenhouse gas emissions; State Air Pollution Control Board to adopt regulation requiring reporting.
  • HJ682: Residential electric consumption tax; Department of Taxation to examine implementation thereof.
  • HJ763: Commending Virginia's Olympic athletes of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.
  • HJ995: Celebrating the life of Clay T. Whitehead.
  • HJ1002: Commending Michael Hershman.
  • HJ1003: Commending the Potomac School forensics team.
  • HB1227: Breast and cervical cancer; coverage of treatment.
  • HB1228: Electric utilities; notice of renewable power options.
  • HB1229: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include WaterSense qualified products.
  • HB1230: Greenhouse gas emissions; mandatory reporting.
  • HB1231: Civil remedial fees; repeals provision for those imposed certain drivers.
  • HB1232: Cats and dogs; prohibits any dealer from overbreeding.
  • HB1233: Reckless driving; suspension of license on conviction of minor.
  • HB1234: Standards of Learning; growth model for student academic achievement.
  • HJ307: Celebrating the life of William A. Strauss.
  • HJ348: Celebrating the life of Martha K. Glennan.
  • HJ355: Commending the Fairfax County school winners of the Governor's Award for Educational Execllence.
  • HJ363: Celebrating the life of Richard G. Darman.
  • HJ444: Commending Vincent F. Callahan, Jr.
  • HJ445: Commending Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Langley High, and Oakton High.
  • HJ594: Commending Our Military Kids, Inc.