Del. Debra Rodman (D-Henrico)

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73: County of Henrico (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2018
Next Election
November 2019
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Education, Health, Welfare and Institutions
Copatroning Habits
89% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 84% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 74% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
5.9% in 2018
Recent Mentions in the Media

Blue Virginia: Video, Photos: Henrico Dems Pack the House for #BlueWave2019 Joint Campaign Office Grand Opening

August 18, 2019 | 3:30 pm
  See below for some video and photos from today's campaign office grand opening in Henrico County for: Del. Debra Rodman for State Senate (SD12); Del.

Blue Virginia: Video: In Richmond, Human Rights Campaign Holds Announces Major Investment in Virginia House and Senate Races

August 15, 2019 | 7:09 am
  See below as newly-installed Human Rights Campaign (HRC) President Alphonso David makes a special announcement regarding a major investment in the ...

Blue Virginia: Hope in the Heart of Virginia: Debra Rodman and How the Women's March Really DID Make a Difference

August 3, 2019 | 3:00 am
  by Susan Harrison. The morning of November 9th, 2016…not a great start to what I'd hoped was going to be the Year of the Woman. Hearing the presidential ...

Blue Virginia: Graphics: If Virginia Dems Want to Win in 100 Days, They MUST Break the Historic, Dramatic Voter Turnout “Dropoff” in Off/Odd Election Years

July 28, 2019 | 3:00 am
  Over at “Virginia's Conservative Voice,” Bearing Drift, Stephen Spiker has an excellent analysis on “How Vulnerable are Northam-won GOP Districts?” I definitely ...

Bearing Drift: How Vulnerable are Northam-won GOP Districts?

July 27, 2019 | 3:00 am
  In my Q2 fundraising round-up , I provided context for each district by showing the percentage that Ed Gillespie, the GOP nominee for Governor in 2017, received ...

These are all of the video clips of Debra Rodman’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2018. There are 3 video clips in all.


  • HB1658: Vote by mail; Department of Elections to develop a pilot program.
  • HB1692: Medical assistance services; determination of income, personal needs allowance.
  • HB1693: High school family life education curricula; students with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
  • HB1726: Mail voter registration application forms; distribution to certain public and private institutions.
  • HB1844: Teachers; annual report on shortages in each school division.
  • HB1863: Abortion; informed written consent.
  • HB1864: Health insurance; nondiscrimination, gender identity or transgender status.
  • HB1912: 'Virginia, the Home of My Heart' by Susan Greenbaum; designating as the official state folk song.
  • HB1961: Virginia Public Procurement Act; exempts DCR from Act, etc.
  • HB2179: Alcoholic beverage control; creates coworking establishment license.
  • HB2194: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for menstrual supplies.
  • HB2195: Minimum wage; tipped employees.
  • HB2196: Debt settlement services; civil penalties.
  • HB2236: Postsecondary schools; enrollment agreements, disputes, arbitration.
  • HB2593: Health instruction; mental health.
  • HJ592: Guidelines for Uniform Performance Standards and Evaluation Criteria for Teachers; DOE to study.
  • HJ593: Remembering the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht.
  • HJ720: World Refugee Day.
  • HJ857: Commending Randolph-Macon College.
  • HJ864: Commending the Virginia Defense Force.
  • HJ923: Celebrating the life of Lou Dean.
  • HJ948: Celebrating the life of Annie Lee Farmer McGuire.
  • HR235: Commending the Freeman High School Battle of the Brains team.
  • HB230: Vote by mail; pilot program.
  • HB448: Menstrual supplies; exempts certain supplies from sales and use tax.
  • HB449: Voter registration; permitted up to and including election day.
  • HB450: Abortion; informed written consent.
  • HB979: Drinking water; lead levels.
  • HB980: Public schools; reduces total number and type of required SOL assessments.
  • HB981: Disposable paper and plastic bags; local taxation.
  • HB1117: Virginia Personnel Act; exemptions for certain officers and employees.
  • HB1223: Family life education; child sexual abuse.
  • HB1383: Marriage and family therapy; clarifies definition, adds appraisal.
  • HB1425: Higher education; tuition waiver for dependent children of faculty.
  • HB1466: Health insurance; nondiscrimination, gender identity or transgender status.
  • HJ112: Standards of Quality; Secretary of Education to study full funding.
  • HJ141: Transgender Day of Remembrance; designating as November 20, 2018, & each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HR86: Commending J. Christopher LaGow.
  • HR134: Celebrating the life of Edwin C. Luther III.
  • HR178: Celebrating the life of George Francis Maida.