Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian)

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10: Powhatan County (All), Chesterfield County (Part), Richmond City (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2020
Next Election
November 2019
Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, Education and Health, General Laws and Technology, Local Government
Copatroning Habits
88% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 60% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 66% of them are Democrats.
Bills Passed
66.7% in 2020
Recent Mentions in the Media

Suffolk News-Herald: Staff remains busy through pandemicThe Suffolk News-Herald

July 3, 2020 | 7:38 pm

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June 26, 2020 | 12:35 pm Richmond Sen. Jennifer McClellan launches campaign for Virginia Governor

June 18, 2020 | 3:00 am

Richmond magazine: Richmond Police Chief Steps

June 18, 2020 | 3:00 am

Richmond magazine: 'A Long Time Coming'

June 17, 2020 | 3:00 am


  • SB401: Immunity of persons at public hearing; attorney fees and costs.
  • SB402: Menhaden fishery; allowable harvest, violation.
  • SB403: Va. War Memorial Carillon; control, etc., by Div. of Engineering & Buildings.
  • SB404: Health insurance; short-term limited-duration medical plans, definitions, effective date.
  • SB405: Motor Vehicles, Department of; access to certain documents.
  • SB406: Virginia Environmental Justice Act; definitions, policy regarding environmental justice.
  • SB407: American Revolutionary 250 Commission; established, membership, report, sunset provision.
  • SB408: District courts; protective orders, civil cases appealed, notice of docketing.
  • SB409: Landfills, large; local impact.
  • SB410: Public school buildings; school board shall maintain water mgmt. program to prevent Legionnaires'.
  • SB411: Employment health and safety standards; heat illness prevention, definition.
  • SB528: Richmond, City of; amending charter, residency of council members.
  • SB910: Standards of Quality; state funding, ratios of teachers to English language learners.
  • SB911: Parking of vehicles; electric vehicle charging spots, civil penalties.
  • SB982: Physicians; medical specialty board certification options.
  • SB991: New Americans, Office of; created within Department of Social Services.
  • SB1032: Civil actions; determination of indigency.
  • SB1045: Cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil; sample testing.
  • SJ188: Commending Pi Sigma Alpha.
  • SJ189: Commending Domenick D
  • SJ211: Designating June 29, in 2020 and in each succeeding year, as Virginia Day.
  • SR44: Uyghurs; human rights crisis.