Delegate Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)

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49: Counties of Arlington (part) and Fairfax (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2015
Militia, Police and Public Safety, Science and Technology
Copatroning Habits
69% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 88% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 52% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
6.1% in 2014
Campaign Contributions
$23,699.51 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Virginia A.F.L.-C.I.O.Political Expenditures Fund Labor Organization Richmond $1,500
VEA Fund Education Richmond $1,000
Dominion Political Action Committee - VA Energy company PAC Richmond $1,000
VA Society of Anesthesiologists Health Richmond $1,000
Virginia Cable Political Action Committee Trade Association PAC Richmond $1,000
Favola for Senate Candidate Campaign Committee Arlington $1,000
Cragg Hines writer Arlington $850
Annie Kasper homemaker Richmond $750
Aneesh Chopra Healthcare Arlington $750
Frank Leone attorney Arlington $750

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Vanguardia Liberal: Cerrarn una tribuna del estadio Alfonso Lpez de Bucaramanga

April 30, 2015
A partir de ahora, no se podr utilizar la tribuna de occidental del 'Alfonso Lpez' y desde el prximo 18 de mayo se harn trabajos en las luminarias del escenario, por ende no se efectuarn partidos nocturnos del Atltico Bucaramanga. Estas obras se ... El legado epistolar de Lpez Michelsen

May 9, 2015
Para conmemorar el centenario del nacimiento del presidente Alfonso Lpez Michelsen, se acaba de publicar un libro que revela, tal y como lo dicen sus pginas, la intimidad de un hombre pblico a travs de 75 aos de cartas familiares.

RCN Radio (Comunicado de prensa) (blog): Quejas por inseguridad en Plaza Alfonso Lpez de Valledupar

May 19, 2015
La plaza Alfonso Lpez de Valledupar era el lugar donde se coronaban los reyes del folclor vallenato y an sigue siendo el escenario permanente del Festival de la Leyenda Vallenata. Est rodeada de casas coloniales y ahora de personas que quieren ...

PolitiFact: On assault weapon violence: "Ducks have more protection than people in Virginia."

January 26, 2015
On assault weapon violence: "Ducks have more protection than people in Virginia."When it comes to protection from assault weapons in Virginia, Del. Alfonso Lopez said ducks have it better than people. Lopez, D-Arlington, has introduced a ... The delegate referred us to federal and state hunting laws. They identically make it ...Lopez Launches Caucus to Tackle Environmental Concerns in VirginiaPatch.comall 2 news articles »

ARL now: Morning Notes

April 30, 2015
Another County Board Straw Poll ? Another straw poll in the race for the Democratic County Board nomination was held last night at Del. Alfonso Lopez's campaign kick-off event at the Arlington Cinema Drafthouse. The reported results were: Christian ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Alfonso Lopez’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2012. There are 45 video clips in all.


  • HB1900: Virginia Housing Trust Fund; revenue deposits.
  • HB1901: Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; clarifies definition of small business.
  • HB1902: Stalking; early termination of rental agreements, penalty.
  • HB1903: State Air Pollution Control Board; membership.
  • HB1904: Firearms; penalty when accessible by children.
  • HB1905: Landlord and tenant law; retaliatory conduct by landlord.
  • HB1906: Children; employment on tobacco farms prohibited, exception.
  • HB1907: Electoral boards; required reporting to Department of Elections.
  • HB1908: Alcoholic beverage control; adds powdered or crystalline alcohol, penalty.
  • HB1909: Firearms magazines, certain; prohibition of sale, transfer, etc., penalty.
  • HB1910: Virginia Fair Housing Law; discrimination against veterans receiving financial assistance.
  • HB1911: Electric utilities; net energy metering, standby charges.
  • HB1912: Electric utilities; net energy metering.
  • HB1913: Electric utilities; renewable energy resources and energy efficiency goals.
  • HB1925: Renewable energy; third party power purchase agreements.
  • HJ616: Constitutional amendment; qualifications to vote, restoration of civil rights.
  • HJ709: Law Day 2015; commending.
  • HJ809: Commending Patrick Henry Elementary School.
  • HJ810: Commending Hoffman-Boston Elementary School.
  • HJ880: Commending the Potomac and Chesapeake Association for College Admission Counseling.
  • HJ889: Celebrating the life of Sara Jean Dobie Collins.
  • HJ890: Commending Drew Model Elementary School.
  • HJ910: Commending Northern Virginia Community College.
  • HJ912: Commending Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.
  • HB88: Tuition, in-state; student eligibility, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
  • HB796: Virginia Energy Plan; postpones due date for quadrennial updates.
  • HB797: Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; changes definition of small business.
  • HB798: Unemployment compensation; Self-Employment Assistance Pilot Program established, report.
  • HB800: Absentee voting; allows qualified voters to vote absentee in person without an excuse.
  • HB802: Absentee voting; persons age 65 or older on day of an election are entitled to vote absentee ballot.
  • HB804: Notaries; prohibitions on advertising, notice requirement.
  • HB805: Lineups; model policy established by Department of Criminal Justice Services.
  • HB806: Tree replacement; VDOT shall adhere to locality's policy.
  • HB807: License plates, special; issuance for members and supporters of America Foreign Service Association.
  • HB808: Electrical utility facilities; consideration of stability of fuel prices.
  • HB809: Firearms; prohibition of sale, transfer, etc., of certain magazines, fine.
  • HB811: Driver of motor vehicle following too closely; includes non-motor vehicles.
  • HB812: Firearms; criminal history record information checks for sales, penalty.
  • HB815: Fair Housing Law; unlawful discrimination based on sexual orientation.
  • HB816: Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
  • HB818: Energy and Environment, Virginia Commission on; established, report.
  • HB819: Electric vehicles; reduces minimum height of lettering required on vehicles.
  • HB820: Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; retaliation by landlord, rebuttable presumption.
  • HB821: Workers' compensation; correctional officers, presumption of compensability for certain diseases.
  • HB822: Electric utility regulation; renewable energy portfolio standard program.
  • HB823: Firearms; transfer at gun shows, voluntary background check.
  • HB1132: Virginia Housing Trust Fund; two percent of any surplus in general fund to be deposited into Fund.
  • HJ97: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights to persons convicted of nonviolent felonies.
  • HJ274: Commending Queen of Peace Arlington Federal Credit Union.
  • HJ329: Commending Arlington Free Clinic.
  • HJ399: Commending the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.
  • HJ406: Commending the American Foreign Service Association.
  • HJ484: Commending the Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center.
  • HJ5015: Commending The Reading Connection.
  • HJ5016: Commending Little League International.
  • HJ5063: Commending Gracelia Joy R. Helring.
  • HJ5207: Commending the Neighborhood Conservation Program.
  • HB781: Minority Business Enterprises, Department of; changes definition of small business.
  • HB787: Retail Sales & Use Tax; eligibility of tax refund on purchase of certain renewable energy equipment.
  • HB1934: Tuition, in-state; undocumented persons to meet certain criteria.
  • HB1935: Self-Employment Assistance Program; established.
  • HB1936: Minority Business Enterprises, Department of; changes definition of small business.
  • HB1937: Early voting; any registered voter qualified to vote in election may vote in person.
  • HB1938: Absentee voting; persons age 65 and older on day of an election are entitled to vote absentee.
  • HB1943: Electrical utility facilities; consideration of stability of fuel prices.
  • HB1944: Electric vehicles, converted; fees for inspection.
  • HB1946: Renewable energy; amends existing portfolio standard program.
  • HB1950: Following too closely; driver of a vehicle shall not get closer than is reasonable, etc.
  • HB2005: Virginia Housing Partnership Revolving Fund; renamed Virginia Housing Trust Fund, report.
  • HB2158: Officers of election; officers may be assigned to work in multiple precincts on election day.
  • HB2159: Tuition, in-state; eligibility of student, approval for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
  • HB2251: Firearms; prohibition of sale, transfer, etc., of certain magazines, penalties.
  • HB2252: Virginia Children's Mental Health Commission; established, report.
  • HJ672: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights (first reference).
  • HJ777: Commending Keep Virginia Beautiful.
  • HJ880: Commending Green Valley Pharmacy.
  • HJ881: Commending Walter Tejada.
  • HJ882: Commending Wakefield High School.
  • HJ883: Commending Dr. Emma Violand-Sanchez.
  • HJ936: Commending Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment.
  • HB779: In-state tuition; undocumented persons eligibility.
  • HB780: Converted electric vehicles; creates definition for vehicles converted from gas to electric power.
  • HB781: Minority Business Enterprises, Department of; changes definition of small business, etc.
  • HB782: Family Access to Medical Insurance Security Plan; coverage for certain children and pregnant women.
  • HB783: Microenterprise investment tax credits; created for individuals who make qualified investment.
  • HB784: Exercise due care; requires drivers to avoid colliding with pedestrian.
  • HB785: Following too closely; includes bicycles, electric personal assistive mobility devices, mopeds, etc.
  • HB786: Elections; absentee voting.
  • HB787: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption on renewable energy equipment.
  • HB788: Green Public Buildings Act; created.
  • HB789: Electrical utility facilities; consideration of stability of fuel prices.
  • HB790: Virginia Housing Partnership Revolving Fund; renamed Virginia Housing Trust Fund.
  • HR48: Commending Randolph Elementary School.
  • HR49: Commending Edna Frady.
  • HR50: Commemorating the 130th anniversary of the birth of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.