Senator Dave Marsden (D-Burke)

Photo of Dave Marsden
37: Fairfax County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2006
Next Election
November 2019
Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, Local Government
Copatroning Habits
73% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 76% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 56% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
20.7% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)

Sen. Marsden was a member of the House of Delegates from January 2006 through January 2009, when he won a special election for Senate the day before the session began.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange: Getting Restorative Justice Approved By Your State Political Body Is Worth the Trouble

October 6, 2017
By Sen. Dave Marsden | Septem ... Having spent my career in the juvenile justice field and now serving as a Virginia state senator, I have gone through a complete metamorphosis in my thinking on how best to deal with juvenile delinquency.

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog): I-66 Multi-Use Trail Design ?our only chance to do this right?; Will Poor Local Leadership, NIMBYism Screw It Up?

September 28, 2017
Jennifer Wexton, Sen. Dave Marsden, Del. Ken Plum, Del. Kaye Kory, Del. Patrick Hope, Del. Vivian Watts, Del. Jennifer Boysko, Del. Jim LeMunyon, Del. Charniele Herring, etc. ? who signed the letter to VDOT are in districts that either touch directly ...

U.S. News & World Report: Tow Operator Opens Wallet to Put Brakes on McAuliffe Veto

August 9, 2017
FILE - This Ma file photo shows State Sen. John O'Neill, the owner of Advanced Towing, hired two of McAuliffe's longtime friends as lobbyists for $5,000 each and made a $1,500 campaign contribution to a Democratic state senator who had ...Virginia Towing Operator Spent Thousands to Lobby Against RegulationsNBC4 Washingtonall 7 news articles »

WTOP: Changes to trespass towing rule fail after Va. senator miscasts vote

February 1, 2017
Arlington County Sen. Barbara Favola argued the issue should remain in the hands of local governments. Alexandria Sen. Adam Ebbin also backed the upcoming rules set to take effect in July that are meant to address what is sometimes referred to as ...and more »

NORML Blog (blog): 2017 NORML Conference and Lobby Day In Brief

September 18, 2017
Mikel Weisser, Executive Director of Arizona NORML in a meeting with Senator Flake's staffer, reported ?She [Katie] is familiar with Endocannabinoid Receptor System. It is one of her policy issue areas. She said she did not know if the Senator was ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Dave Marsden’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 202 video clips in all.