Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk)

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90: Cities of Norfolk (part) and Virginia Beach (part) [map]
Took Office
September 2014
Next Election
November 2019
Commerce and Labor, Finance, Privileges and Elections
Copatroning Habits
63% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 67% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 61% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
9.1% in 2017

Joe Lindsey is an attorney, holding a BA in Political Science from the Hampton Institute. He attended American University’s Washington School of Law. The Norfolk native is married, with two children.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Video: Virginia House Republicans Lash Out Angrily, Incoherently, Fact-Free on Guns; Dem Leader Toscano Calls for ...:

March 2, 2018
  Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)Full coverage

Graham returns from Israel: We must 'stop the Iran-Assad machine':

February 28, 2018
  DefenseNews.comFull coverage

Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Silver in Olympic Face-Off With Lindsey Vonn at Women's Alpine Combined Race:

February 22, 2018
  PEOPLE.comFull coverage

Bowling: For Martinez, time was right to join PBA tour:

March 22, 2018
  The Daily GazetteFull coverage

SXSW Announces Full 2018 Artist Lineup, Conference Details & More:

March 8, 2018
  BillboardFull coverage

These are all of the video clips of Joe Lindsey’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2015. There are 3 video clips in all.


  • HB523: Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, etc., Board for; Landscape Architects.
  • HB1310: Retention of case records; electronic format.
  • HB1312: Sentencing guidelines; appeals.
  • HB1313: Grand larceny; increases threshold amount.
  • HB1314: Parole; exception to limitation on the application of parole statutes.
  • HJ32: Coal dust blown from moving trains; annual reports by railroad companies.
  • HR75: Celebrating the life of Pearl Speller White.
  • HB1495: Servicemembers Civil Relief Act; attorney fees.
  • HB1510: Appointment of guardian ad litem in civil cases.
  • HB1511: Presentence reports.
  • HB1655: Sentencing guidelines; appeals.
  • HB1670: Property Owners' Association Act; amendment of declaration.
  • HB2367: Virginia Port Authority; removal of members on Board of Commissioners.
  • HB2382: Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord to inspect vacated dwelling unit.
  • HJ741: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Johnny S. Joannou.
  • HR379: Celebrating the life of Sidea Lashae Griffin.
  • HR403: Celebrating the life of Edward Gaines.
  • HR404: Commending Master Chief Petty Officer William Goines, USN, Ret.
  • HB113: Retention of case records; electronic format.
  • HB387: Secure Commonwealth Panel; increase of membership, report.
  • HB390: Parole; limitation on the application of parole statutes.
  • HB1143: Body-worn cameras; required policies.
  • HB1167: Grand larceny; increases threshold amount of money taken, etc., to $1,000.
  • HB1168: Convictions & deferred disposition dismissals; person allowed to petition for expungement, etc.
  • HB1256: Improper driving; jury may find accused not guilty.
  • HJ501: Commending Nola Carolyn Hughes Lindsey.
  • HR26: Commending James E. Lindsey, Sr.
  • HB1369: Grand larceny; increases threshold.
  • HB1370: Improper driving; jury hearing case.
  • HB1375: Voter identification; expiration date not considered.
  • HB1395: Nursing, Board of; licensure of applicant with previous conviction.
  • HB1519: Virginia Biased-Based Profiling Statistics Reporting Act; established.
  • HB1520: Sheriffs, local police, and State Police; transportation & security of officials, dignitaries, etc.
  • HB1521: Body-worn camera system; use by law enforcement.
  • HB1783: Child support; arrearage.
  • HB1805: Veteran Entrepreneurship Grant Fund and Program; created.
  • HB2259: Veteran Entrepreneurship Grant Fund and Program; created.
  • HB2260: Driving under influence of alcohol; persons convicted under federal law.
  • HB2261: Minors; electronic transmission of sexually explicit images of himself to another, penalty.
  • HB2326: Petit larceny; deferred disposition for first offense provided accused meets terms and conditions.