Delegate Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond)

Photo of Delores McQuinn
70: Counties of Chesterfield (part) and Henrico (part); Cityof Richmond (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2009
Next Election
November 2017
Appropriations, General Laws, Transportation
Copatroning Habits
72% 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, 53% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
8.3% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)

McQuinn studied at Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia Union University. She is an associate minister at Mount Olivet Baptist Church in Richmond. Previously a member of the Richmond City Council and the Richmond School Board, McQuinn was elected to the House in a special election after Del. Dwight Jones was elected Richmond mayor.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Richmond Free Press: Henrico NAACP hosts substance abuse program

April 13, 2017
... a clinical psychologist; Rod Gore, a certified substance abuse counselor; Dr. Veronica Ayala-Sims, director of the VCU HIV/AIDS Center; Michael Zohab, founder and CEO of the Virginia Recovery Foundation; and state Delegate Delores McQuinn.

Thenewjournalandguide: Finding 'Hidden' Stories In African-American Cemeteries

March 30, 2017
Finding 'Hidden' Stories In African-American CemeteriesOne of the legislative achievements of State Delegate Delores McQuinn of Richmond and the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus during the 2017 legislative session, was the passage of a bill carrying a price tag of $34,875 to pay for the maintenance and ... Bill would aid deteriorating historic African-American cemeteries

February 11, 2017
"Hollywood Cemetery is receiving funds from the state," Harris pointed out. "Nobody could actually say, after taking a look at the conditions out here, they couldn't actually say no to it.? Delegate Delores McQuinn, the bill's sponsor, will present the ...and more »

Fauquier Now: House of Delegates approves ?Tebow Bill?

January 25, 2017
Del. Delores McQuinn, D-Richmond, shared her concerns about the bill on the House floor Tuesday. ?As a former school board member and parent of a child who spent a significant number of years in private school, I'm always hesitant to see us move in ...Update: Virginia House Approves 'Tebow Bill', Armed School SecurityNBC 29 NewsVa. House of Delegates passes 'Tebow bill' to let homeschoolers play public school sportsRoanoke Timesall 42 news articles »

The Commonwealth Times: Minor elected NAACP president, VCU professor falls short

November 28, 2016
Richmond City Democratic Committee Chairman James ?J.J.? Minor was elected to be president of Richmond's chapter of the NAACP last Tuesday, according to the Richmond Free Press. Minor, who is the son of Virginia delegate Delores McQuinn (D ? 70th ...

These are all of the video clips of Delores McQuinn’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 68 video clips in all.


  • HB1418: Firearms; libraries owned or operated by localities.
  • HB1547: Historical African American cemeteries/graves; disbursement of funds appropriated for preservation.
  • HB2292: Judicial training; law related to rights of persons of legitimate interest in custody.
  • HB2293: Person with a legitimate interest; visitation.
  • HB2294: Health insurance; credits for retired school division employees.
  • HB2295: Virginia Human Rights Act; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; causes of action.
  • HB2296: African Americans, formerly enslaved; identification of history in Virginia.
  • HJ539: Celebrating the life of Eleanor Tart Harrison.
  • HJ865: Commending the Reverend Dr. John William Kinney.
  • HJ939: Celebrating the life of William Henry Anderson, Jr.
  • HJ940: Celebrating the life of Margaret Marie Temple-Butler.
  • HJ1007: Celebrating the life of Henry Clay Bibbs, II.
  • HJ1008: Celebrating the life of LaVerne Charmayne Byrd Smith.
  • HJ1051: Celebrating the life of Marie Gwendolyn McNair Moore.
  • HB69: Health insurance; credits for retired school division employees.
  • HB122: Preservation of History of Formerly Enslaved African Americans in Va., Commission on; established.
  • HB139: Virginia Human Rights Act; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, causes of action.
  • HB256: Relief; Robert Scott.
  • HB460: City council members; raises maximum salary.
  • HB777: Redevelopment or conservation areas or rehabilitation districts; partial tax exemption.
  • HB778: Fraud and Abuse Whistle Blower Protection Act; application for grievance procedure.
  • HJ245: Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Month; designating as November 2016, and each succeeding year.
  • HJ392: Celebrating the life of Harold S. Lilly, Sr.
  • HJ393: Commending Grace Edmondson Harris.
  • HJ394: Commending Katie Ruth Langley Williams.
  • HJ415: Commending Robert Brown, Sr., and Julia Mathis Brown.
  • HB475: Roadways; solicitation of contributions.
  • HB1376: Arrest and summons quotas; prohibition.
  • HB1377: Health insurance; credits for retired school division employees.
  • HB1447: Foreclosure procedures; assignment of deed of trust, penalty.
  • HB1448: Virginia Public School Improvement Program; established, report.
  • HB1449: Virginia Human Rights Act; childbirth or related medical conditions, cause of action.
  • HB1537: Student conduct; parental responsibility to prevent bullying.
  • HB2189: Motor Vehicle Dealer Board; authority over recreational, trailer, and motorcycle dealers, penalties.
  • HB2190: Child support; incarcerated obligor.
  • HB2253: Richmond City Public Schools Learning Excellence by Aligning Public Schools Commission; established.
  • HB2254: Virginia Human Rights Act; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, cause of action.
  • HJ513: Arrest and summonses mandates; Virginia State Crime Commission to report.
  • HJ538: Commending Harold S. Lilly, Sr.
  • HJ553: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty.
  • HJ554: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Edward Daniel McCreary, Jr.
  • HJ588: Childhood obesity; joint subcommittee to study obesity in public schools.
  • HJ884: Commending the Reverend Dr. Clifton Whitaker, Jr.
  • HJ906: Celebrating the life of Sherwood Tyrone White.
  • HB61: Firearms; purchase and sale of rifles or shotguns, penalties.
  • HB110: Health insurance; credits for retired school division employees.
  • HB224: Real estate; criteria for tansferring certain delinquent taxes.
  • HB225: Richmond, City of; reassessment of real estate and equalization.
  • HB472: Student conduct; parental responsibility to prevent bullying.
  • HB473: Discounted fees and charges; City of Richmond may provide to certain customers.
  • HB474: Virginia Human Rights Act; childbirth or related medical conditions.
  • HB475: Roadways; solicitation of contributions.
  • HB542: Wearing masks; unlawful for any person to wear with intent to conceal identity, penalty.
  • HB643: Virginia Public School Improvement Program; created.
  • HJ33: Celebrating the life of Ida Belle Bluford Taylor.
  • HJ54: Celebrating the life of Charles Williams Finley.
  • HJ74: Celebrating the life of Brendon Keith Mackey.
  • HJ123: Celebrating the life of Joseph J. Carter, Jr.
  • HJ127: Commending Hugh Bailyn Jones.
  • HJ142: Celebrating the life of Jacquelyn Marie Holmes Bolden.
  • HJ175: Physicians, nineteenth-century; VCU to memorialize contributions of African American cadavers.
  • HJ183: Commending Jane Harrel Garrant Roane.
  • HJ195: Celebrating the life of Virginia Tabb Joyner.
  • HJ198: Celebrating the life of Johnny William Cain.
  • HJ5043: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Robert Mayo Brunson, Jr.
  • HJ5121: Celebrating the life of Raymond Harold Boone.
  • HJ5234: Celebrating the life of Matthew James Robinson, Jr.
  • HR178: Celebrating the life of Yohance Nebuwa McClain.
  • HB1685: General Services, Department of; conveyance of certain real property located in City of Richmond.
  • HB1808: Virginia Public School Improvement Program; established.
  • HB1809: Commonwealth Transportation Board; powers and duties.
  • HB1810: Wearing a mask; exception to criminal punishment.
  • HB1811: Drug-free and gang-free zones; enhanced penalties for activities, etc.
  • HB1812: Real property owned by State; alters provisions governing local service charges.
  • HB2171: School safety audits; school crisis, emergency management, and medical emergency response plans.
  • HB2212: Women-owned and minority-owned businesses; enhancement measures.
  • HB2289: Health insurance; credits for retired school division employees.
  • HJ645: College campuses; higher educational institutions to heighten awareness of perils of alcohol abuse.
  • HJ646: Food deserts; SHHR to explore and recommend strategies to eliminate in State.
  • HJ647: Celebrating the life of Antoinette Taylor Smith.
  • HJ761: Commending Sisters Network, Inc., for its breast cancer awareness and prevention advocacy.
  • HJ762: Breast cancer awareness and prevention; local health departments to provide detailed report.
  • HJ937: Commending Camp Diva's 'Date with Dad.'
  • HJ938: Celebrating the life of Charles Taft Peters, Jr.
  • HJ939: Commending Dr. William H. Joyner.
  • HJ940: Celebrating the life of Samuel Francis Lillard.
  • HB527: Virginia Slave Commission; established, report.
  • HB528: Drug-free and gang-free zones; penalties.
  • HB529: Virginia Public Procurement Act; preference for local products and firms.
  • HB530: Virginia Public Procurement Act; permissive contract provisions for localities.
  • HJ87: Prostate cancer prevention; Health Commissioner to promote screening as an effective tool, report.
  • HJ88: Food deserts; SHHR to explore strategies to eliminate to make healthy food affordable, report.
  • HJ193: Celebrating the life of Mary Lou Decossaux.
  • HJ213: Commending Dr. Philip J. Schwarz.
  • HJ373: Celebrating the life of Frederick J. Robinson, Sr.
  • HJ374: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Robert Louis Taylor.
  • HJ489: Commending 'The Forget Me Not Project'.
  • HR54: Celebrating the life of Susie Beatrice Nickens James.
  • HR622: Commending the Richmond Metropolitan Chapter of The Charmettes, Incorporated.
  • HB1312: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of James River Park System.
  • HB2208: Gang activities, etc.; enhanced penalties within 1,000 feet of housing for older persons.
  • HB2209: Virginia Commonwealth University; board of visitors to convey certain property to City of Richmond.
  • HB2210: Repair of derelict buildings; authority of locality to appoint receivers.
  • HB2211: Eluding police; vehicle driven shall be forfeited and sold by sheriff.
  • HB2212: Law-Enforcement Pursuit Database; State Police to develop and maintain.
  • HB2213: Driver training standards; establish for law-enforcement emergency calls and pursuits.
  • HB2214: Criminal Justice Services, Department of; develop plan for prevention of juvenile delinquency.
  • HB2215: Local Defense Manufacturing Zones; created, allows local governments to designate.
  • HB2414: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of the James River Park System.
  • HB2505: Alcoholic beverage control; creates art instruction studio license.
  • HJ658: Commending Chief Petty Officer AndraD. Austin.
  • HJ666: Celebrating the life of Ellen Dickson Pearson.
  • HJ667: Celebrating the life of Anthony L. Taylor.
  • HJ702: Commending the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation.
  • HJ899: Celebrating the life of Earl Augustine Robinson.
  • HJ975: Commending Corbin Alexander Anglin.
  • HJ976: Commending the Reverend Cessar L. Scott, Sr.
  • HR76: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Benjamin W. Robertson.
  • HB1200: Slave Commission; established, report.
  • HB1201: Driver instruction program; DMV shall provide at a reduced fee, etc., to person unable to pay cost.
  • HB1312: License plates, special; issuance to supporters of James River Park System.
  • HB1321: Fire Prevention Code; regulation of open burning by localities.
  • HJ132: Senior citizens; SHHR to establish mechanism to facilitate coordination & access to service thereto.
  • HJ133: Mammograms, yearly; Health Commissioner to promote as an effective tool in breast cancer prevention.
  • HJ138: Lumpkin's Slave Jail and Slave Burial Ground for Negroes; encourages preservation of historic site.
  • HJ243: Commending the Richmond City Promise Neighborhood Initiative.
  • HJ264: Commending Jane Garrant Roane.
  • HJ481: Celebrating the life of Willie D. Cosby III.
  • HJ916: Commending the Reverend Dr. Edward Daniel McCreary, Jr.