Delegate Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg)

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96: Counties of James City (part) and York (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2008
Next Election
November 2015
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Education, Finance, Health, Welfare and Institutions
Copatroning Habits
83% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 75% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 66% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
16.7% in 2014
Campaign Contributions
$8,422.53 cash on hand (May 2013 report)

Real estate agent. Married with five children.

Top 10 Donors
Dominion Leadership Trust PAC Inc. Political committee Falmouth $1,069
Realtors Political Action Committee of Virginia Realtor Glen Allen $1,000
Virginia Uranium, Inc. Mining Chatham $1,000
Williamsburg Pottery Factory, Inc. manufacturing Lightfoot $1,000
HCA for Good Government Hospitals Richmond $500
Altria Client Services Inc. Consumer Products Richmond $500
Virginia Credit Union Political Action Committee banking Lynchburg $500
EPIC PharmPAC of Virginia Pharmacies Richmond $500
Dwight Bryant Manufacturing Newport News $500
Virginia Association of Health Plans Political Action Committee Nursing Homes Richmond $500

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily: Filing Deadline Leaves Many Local Races Unopposed within Party

March 30, 2015
For statewide races, Del. Monty Mason (D-93), state Sen. John Miller (D-1), state Sen. Tommy Norment (R-3) and Del. Brenda Pogge (R-97) will face no challengers in the June primary. Republicans Mark Matney and Lara Overy will face no primary ...

Christian Broadcasting Network: Virginia Lawmaker: Don't Bury 'The Tebow Bill' Yet

April 1, 2015
Virginia Lawmaker: Don't Bury 'The Tebow Bill' YetVirginia Delegate Brenda Pogge told CBN News that current law is not fair to home-educated students or their parents. "Over 32,000 students are home-educated in the Commonwealth. Their parents are not only saving the localities and the Commonwealth ...and more »

Virginia Gazette: Conservative groups line up against tax increases in James City County

March 27, 2015
... among them a strong anti-abortion stance. Freund said the group has often rallied against tax increases in the General Assembly. It also has local ties. Roger Pogge, husband of Del. Brenda Pogge, R-James City County, serves on the staff of the ...and more »

Daily Press: McAuliffe reworks ethics bill, will veto Tebow, gun bills

March 27, 2015
Advocates who have pushed the measure for years, including Del. Brenda Pogge, R-Norge, were disappointed and promised the bill would return. "There are 35,000 home-schooled kids in Virginia," Pogge said. "It's only fair that they be included. They're ...and more »

Daily Press: Israel resolution sparks passion, controversy, in Va. House

February 23, 2015
Peninsula Del. Brenda Pogge said she never expected her resolution on Israel to be controversial. Then most of the House Democratic Caucus left their seats to avoid voting on it earlier this month. Several of the General Assembly's Jewish members ...

These are all of the video clips of Brenda Pogge’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 100 video clips in all.


  • HB1153: Real property tax; assessments, appeal to court.
  • HB1178: Trespass; physical interference with rights of owner, penalty.
  • HB1488: Conservation easements; tax benefits, disputes over easement terms.
  • HB1571: Electronic summons system; additional assessment for costs and fees.
  • HB1572: Open-space land; acquisition.
  • HB1573: Attorney General or his designee; duty to represent the interests of the Commonwealth.
  • HB1574: Voter registration; proof of citizenship.
  • HB1575: Concealed handgun permit; disqualification from obtaining when convicted of drunk boating.
  • HB1576: Real property tax assessments; arbitration.
  • HB1645: Alcoholic beverage control; expands bed and breakfast licenses.
  • HB1646: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; proceeding for enforcement.
  • HB1656: James City County; amending charter, director of planning.
  • HB1712: Vending stands & other business enterprises operated in public buildings; vacancies for the blind.
  • HB2055: Condominium Act; suspension of voting rights.
  • HJ659: Israel, State of; encouraging support for the State.
  • HJ660: Commending Victoria Annette Thomas.
  • HJ661: Celebrating the life of John Edward McDonald.
  • HJ662: Commending Benjamin Howlett.
  • HJ663: Commending the Historic Triangle Community Services Center.
  • HJ664: Celebrating the life of James Orie McReynolds.
  • HJ665: Commending Schmidt's Flowers & Accessories.
  • HJ776: Celebrating the life of Wainola Inez Campbell Holloman.
  • HJ777: Celebrating the life of Nora Ruth Williamson.
  • HB71: Agricultural operations; local regulation of certain activities.
  • HB72: Hybrid electric motor vehicles; eliminates annual license tax.
  • HB138: Magistrates; authorized to exercise powers regarding search warrants throughout Commonwealth.
  • HB524: Uniform Statewide Building Code; accessible units.
  • HB525: Real property tax; notice of assessment.
  • HB526: Health & physical education in high schools; participation in Junior Reserve Officers' Training.
  • HB527: Group homes; zoning.
  • HB529: Federal parks in Virginia; provision of temporary funding.
  • HB530: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; compliance with declaration.
  • HB1153: Real property tax; assessments, appeal to court.
  • HB1178: Trespass; physical interference with rights of owner, penalty.
  • HJ261: Commending Rachel Granata.
  • HJ262: Commending Darlene Russell.
  • HJ263: Commending Christine Wilson.
  • HJ264: Commending Robin Bledsoe.
  • HJ295: Commending Bethel Restoration Center.
  • HJ301: Commending Howard Wallace.
  • HJ383: Commending Susan Oweis.
  • HJ384: Commending Hampton Christian Academy.
  • HJ480: Commending the Jamestown High School girls' swim team.
  • HJ481: Commending the Jamestown High School boys' swim team.
  • HJ5097: Commending Deborah MacDowell.
  • HJ5098: Commending Anna Thomas.
  • HJ5099: Commending Jessica Capano.
  • HB1207: Higher education; right of students to assert objection to requirement of academic degree program.
  • HB1354: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption includes service charges of photographers and videographers.
  • HB1383: Criminal history record information; emergency medical services providers.
  • HB1419: Family health care structures, temporary; zoning provisions, extends time structure must be removed.
  • HB1420: Intervener; purposes of regulations promulgated by Board of Education.
  • HB1421: U.S. Constitution; delegates to attend convention to amend.
  • HB1622: Emergency medical services providers; Board of Health shall prescribe regulation, procedures, etc.
  • HB1642: Parental rights; fundamental right to make decisions concerning upbringing, etc., of their child.
  • HB2202: Vehicle towing charges; increases maximum hookup and initial towing fee.
  • HB2236: RS&UT; exemption for separately charged amounts for labor, etc., on property sold or rented.
  • HJ559: Commending Billy Apperson.
  • HJ574: Constitutional amendment; fundamental rights of parents (first reference).
  • HJ610: Commending Greenwood Christian Academy.
  • HJ804: Commending Nancy Davenport-Ennis.
  • HR104: Commending Taylor Elizabeth Hogge.
  • HR120: Commending Olivia Wilson.
  • HR136: Commending Carley Shannon.
  • HR137: Commending Tara Zimak.
  • HR138: Commending Kurtis Steck.
  • HR143: Commending John Henry.
  • HR144: Commending Debra Graves.
  • HR145: Commending Sam Kitson.
  • HR149: Commending Casey O'Neil.
  • HB370: Highway median maintenance; VDOT to enter into agreements with local governments.
  • HB371: Agricultural and forestal districts; adds James City County to list authorized to create.
  • HB372: Pawnbrokers; digital images required to be maintained.
  • HB373: Locksmiths; transfers regulatory authority for licensing to DPOR.
  • HB374: Party identification on ballots; requirement extends to local elections.
  • HB375: Firearms; workplace rule by locality that prevents storing in locked motor vehicle, exceptions.
  • HB376: Driver's licenses; storage of driver's license information.
  • HB377: Condominium Act; exemptions from registration.
  • HB378: Funeral services licensees; continuing education requirements.
  • HB379: Funeral services; alkaline hydrolysis prohibited, penalty.
  • HB380: Regional emergency services councils; plan requirements related to crime victims.
  • HB381: Motorboat registration; changes expiration date.
  • HB382: Assistive technology devices; transfer of by school division.
  • HB383: Zoning ordinances; attorney fees.
  • HB1207: Higher education; right of students to assert objection to requirement of academic degree program.
  • HB1208: Home instruction of children; limits required description of curriculum.
  • HJ67: Commending the Patient Advocate Foundation on the occasion of its 15th anniversary.
  • HJ68: Commending Care Net Resource Pregnancy Center.
  • HJ175: Commending the Virginia Academy of Family Physicians.
  • HJ447: Commending Emily-Anne Rigal.
  • HR67: Celebrating the life of John Watts Bowditch.
  • HR71: Commending Dr. William M. Kelso.
  • HR578: Commending the Williamsburg Christian Academy boys' basketball team.
  • HR579: Commending the Williamsburg Christian Academy girls' basketball team.
  • HB164: Protective orders; authorizes judicial officer to require respondent be subject to GPS monitoring.
  • HB1462: Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund; definition of crime.
  • HB1671: Public procurement; includes person with disability-owned businesses in provisions.
  • HB1672: Real property tax; adds James City County to those permitted to enact provisions regarding zoning.
  • HB1673: Prostitution; establishment of enhanced enforcement areas to deter.
  • HB1674: Common interest communities; definitions, fees for disclosure packets.
  • HB1675: Emergency medical services; requirements for submission of applications for variances & exemptions.
  • HB2013: Community services boards; Commissioner to establish workgroup to develop a drug formulary for use.
  • HB2014: Students; Disability Commission to study continued access to assistive technology devices.
  • HB2378: Accreditation of schools; delayed implementation of certain statutes and regulations, etc.
  • HB2379: Discontinued secondary system highways; shall be available for use by public as a road.
  • HB2380: Firearms; civil immunity for employers who do not prohibit employees from storing in their vehicles.
  • HB2381: Street gang prosecution; expands definition of predicate criminal act to include burglary, etc.
  • HB2382: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; written notice to sex offenders of applicable laws.
  • HJ525: Celebrating the life of Lynda Lee Waddill.
  • HJ631: Commending Kyle King.
  • HJ742: Commending Heidi Peterson.
  • HJ879: Celebrating the life of Walter Ernest Mettler, Jr.
  • HJ932: Celebrating the life and accomplishments of Thomas Nelson, Jr.
  • HJ933: Celebrating the life and accomplishments of Benjamin Rush.
  • HB164: Protective orders; authorizes judicial officer to require respondent be subject to GPS monitoring.
  • HB165: Virginia Military Parents Equal Protection Act; stay of proceedings.
  • HB166: Capital murder; adds fire marshals, etc., to statute so death sentence can be imposed.
  • HB167: Criminal Street Gang Act; adds burglary and shooting to list of predicate criminal acts.
  • HB168: Personal flotation devices; requires children 12 and under to wear.
  • HB169: Intellectual disability services system; restructuring.
  • HB170: Prostitution; penalty.
  • HB171: Firearms in locked vehicles; immunity from liability.
  • HB172: Sex offenders; prohibiting proximity to children.
  • HB173: Influenza vaccine; certified emergency medical services personnel may administer and dispense.
  • HB618: Local ordinances; permits locality to obtain determination by circuit court as to constitutionality.
  • HB966: State Corporation Commission; processing business entity formation documents.
  • HB1296: Obscenity law for colleges; limitations, exception.
  • HB1328: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; written notice of applicable law to offenders.
  • HJ2: Commending Steve Sherwood.
  • HJ3: Commending T. K. Weiler.
  • HJ4: Commending the Grafton High School baseball team.
  • HJ8: Commending Jasmine Williams-Hayes.
  • HJ18: Commending the Bruton High School football team.
  • HJ19: Commending the Tabb High School field hockey team.
  • HJ20: Commending Brigadier General John W. Nicholson (Ret.).
  • HJ21: Commending the Warhill High School football team.
  • HJ106: Commending Tara Zimak.
  • HJ107: Commending the Center for the Constitution at James Madisons Montpelier.
  • HJ178: Commending Ryan Krank.
  • HJ193: Parental Rights Amendment; urging Congress to pass amendment to Constitution and submit to states.
  • HJ215: Commending John Hanna.
  • HJ394: Commending the Campus Kitchen at the College of William and Mary.
  • HJ451: Commending Michael Ryan.
  • HJ452: Commending Anita Vassar.
  • HB1538: Public schools; abortion services prohibited.
  • HB1734: Concealed handgun permits; amends various processes, procedures, and requirements for obtaining.
  • HB1741: Firearms; possession or transportation thereof by persons under the age of 18, penalty.
  • HB1742: Deferred compensation plans, local; locality to provide automatic enrollment of all employees.
  • HB1743: Law-enforcement officer; expands definition to include auxiliary deputy sheriffs appointed.
  • HB1744: Natural health care providers; not licensed may provide care to consumer for use of natural foods.
  • HB1745: Victim witness fee; increases fee in criminal cases.
  • HB1746: Family life education; adds benefits, etc., of marriage for men, etc., to list of topics covered.
  • HB1747: Towing & Recovery Operators, board of; public safety towing.
  • HB1748: Concealed handgun permit; no requirement for fingerprinting if previously issued permit.
  • HB1749: Workers' compensation; infectious disease presumption for wastewater systems employees.
  • HB2502: Transient occupancy tax; adds representatives of lodging properties to local tourism organizations.
  • HB2503: Juveniles; collection of DNA to include that of any age 14 whose delinquency charges are deferred.
  • HB2638: Capital murder; add auxiliary police officer, etc. to definition of law-enforcement officer statute.
  • HB2666: Elections; authorizes candidate representatives to observe part of election day, no assisting voter.
  • HJ746: Commending Sanford B. Wanner.
  • HJ769: Commending the Tabb High School field hockey team.
  • HJ973: Commending Sarah Lichtel.
  • HJ5023: Commending Dr. Jim Shaw and Cooka Shaw.
  • HR54: Commending Ward R. Scull III.
  • HR55: Commending Paul Garman.
  • HB526: Peninsula Ports Authority; creates procedure for dissolution thereof.
  • HB527: Juveniles; retention of fingerprints for those given deferred disposition in criminal case.
  • HB528: Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act; ordinance appeals.
  • HB529: Concealed handgun permits; renewal and replacement thereof.
  • HB530: Freestanding birth centers; licensing.
  • HB555: Wetlands; localities to establish and operate mitigation banks.
  • HB1400: Minor's drug test; disclosure of results.
  • HB1494: Congressional, Senate, & House of Delegates districts; makes technical adjustment between districts.
  • HB1538: Public schools; abortion services prohibited.
  • HJ286: Celebrating the life of Jo Ann Davis.
  • HJ483: Celebrating the life of Chief Warrant Officer Dwayne L. Moore.
  • HJ509: Commending Steven R. Staples.
  • HJ523: Commending Norge Community Hall on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
  • HJ524: Commending the James City-Bruton Volunteer Fire Department.
  • HJ566: Commending Deloris Lee Borum.
  • HJ567: Commending Paige Reid Archer.
  • HJ568: Commending Nancy B. Kane.
  • HJ569: Commending Libby Garrett.
  • HJ5023: Commending Dr. Jim Shaw and Cooka Shaw.
  • HJ6033: Commending Christopher Fairman.
  • HJ6034: Commending the Grafton High School boys' soccer team.
  • HJ6035: Commending the the Jamestown High School boys' soccer team.