Delegate James Edmunds (R-South Boston)

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60: Counties of Campbell (part), Charlotte, Halifax, and Prince Edward [map]
Took Office
January 2010
Next Election
November 2017
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Health, Welfare and Institutions, Militia, Police and Public Safety
Copatroning Habits
82% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 91% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 70% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
15.4% in 2016
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media Tri-County Community Action Agency celebrates 50 years with Masquerade Ball

October 17, 2016
Guest speaker Chaplain James L. Dance, a native of Halifax County and a graduate of the Navy Chaplains School in Newport, Rhode Island, delivers an inspirational overview of service in the context of religion, telling the audience it is not enough to ... South Boston GOP headquarters open for business

September 26, 2016
Virginia Senator Tom Garrett, candidate for the 5th District congressional seat currently held by Republican Robert Hurt, was one of several guest speakers at the South Boston GOP headquarters grand opening on Friday. Halifax Delegate James Edmunds, ... James Edmunds opens Blue Ribbon Market

November 4, 2014
Several people came out to watch Delegate James Edmunds cut the ribbon signifying the official grand opening of the Blue Ribbon Market in Halifax on Thursday. All in the family. Danielle Vaughn/Gazette-Virginian. Delegate James Edmunds receives help ...

The New American: Virginia to Continue Honoring Concealed Carry

February 1, 2016
... governor, Terry McAullife, has "agreed to restore handgun reciprocity" with the 25 states that Virginia's Democrat Attorney General Mark Herring canceled a mere six weeks ago, according to a release from Republican Virginia Delegate James Edmunds.and more »

The New American: Gov. McAuliffe Violated State Constitution by Restoring the Vote to Felons

April 30, 2016
In this new case, his order violates the state constitution, according to State Delegate James Edmunds. In an e-mail statement widely distributed by his office, Edmunds says the governor's executive order ?applies to violent criminals who have ...Executive Orders - Governor - Newsroom - Commonwealth of VirginiaGovernor - Newsroom - Commonwealth of VirginiaAbout 200000 convicted felons in Virginia will now have the right to vote in NovemberWashington PostVirginia Governor Restores Voting Rights to FelonsNew York Timesall 144 news articles »

These are all of the video clips of James Edmunds’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 29 video clips in all.


  • HB146: Jury commissioners; list of persons qualified to serve as jurors.
  • HB1299: U. S. of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia; purchase of flags by public bodies.
  • HB1311: Snakes; DGIF may authorize use of snake exclusion devices by public utilities.
  • HJ228: Commending the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
  • HJ329: Celebrating the life of Michael Dean Tuck.
  • HJ369: Commending the Polynesian Voyaging Society.
  • HJ419: Commending Thomas Jones.
  • HJ420: Commending Falkland Farms.
  • HJ440: Celebrating the life of C. H. Lafoon.
  • HJ441: Celebrating the life of the Honorable William Pierce Hay, Jr.
  • HJ442: Celebrating the life of Howard Meredith Campbell.
  • HJ479: Commending the Town of Farmville.
  • HR179: Commending Anthony J. Muz, M.D.
  • HB1050: Soil & water conservation district; exempts certain signs from regulation as outdoor structures.
  • HB1120: Warning lights on privately owned vehicles; requirements relating to emergency response vehicles.
  • HB1507: Dan River; designating certain segment as State Scenic River.
  • HB2193: Virginia Battlefield Preservation Fund; use of grant funds for battlefield preservation.
  • HB2226: State park master plans; update schedule.
  • HB2242: Hunting; requirement for person under age 12.
  • HB2300: Utility terrain vehicles; exemption from road-use restrictions when used in farming.
  • HB2319: Halifax County Board of Supervisors; election of an at-large member.
  • HJ873: Commending James Ronald Ennis.
  • HJ874: Commending Charles William McKay.
  • HJ891: Commending Nancy Pool.
  • HJ892: Celebrating the life of Robert Fielding Cage.
  • HR231: Commending the William Campbell Combined School golf team.
  • HB23: Warning lights on certain vehicles; members of fire depts., etc., may use no more than 2 systems.
  • HB1050: Soil & water conservation district; exempts certain signs from regulation as outdoor structures.
  • HB1102: Longwood University; removal of member of Board of Visitors.
  • HB1120: Warning lights on privately owned vehicles; requirements relating to emergency response vehicles.
  • HJ14: Commending the Virginia Department of Forestry.
  • HJ112: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Franklin Marshall Slayton.
  • HJ199: Commending Longwood University.
  • HJ201: Commending the Beaches to Bluegrass Trail initiative.
  • HJ257: Commending Heather Griles.
  • HJ358: Celebrating the life of Jack Leo Slagle.
  • HJ378: Commending Kenneth Hodges.
  • HJ5260: Commending the Halifax American Ponytails All-star softball team.
  • HJ5261: Commending North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department.
  • HR69: Celebrating the life of Donald David Snyder.
  • HR114: Commending Heather Griles.
  • HB8: Vessel accident; requires passengers 18 years of age or older to report, penalty.
  • HB2184: Hunting and fishing; authorizes Board of Game and Inland Fisheries to issue trip licenses.
  • HB2185: Water supply impoundment facilities; creates an exemption to existing provision.
  • HB2220: Banister River; designates a portion of as a component of Virginia Scenic Rivers System.
  • HJ785: Celebrating the life of John White Campbell, M.D.
  • HJ786: Commending Heather Griles.
  • HJ836: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant Steven Michael Cassada.
  • HJ845: Commending H. L. Myers.
  • HJ846: Commending Raymond Shelton.
  • HJ967: Celebrating the life of Major General Carroll Thackston, USA (Ret.).
  • HR157: Celebrating the life of Tucker Carrington Watkins IV.
  • HB7: Bicycles; riders approaching intersection controlled by traffic lights need not to wait two minutes.
  • HB8: Vessel accident; requires passengers 18 years of age or older to report, penalty.
  • HB12: Boating; operator of a vessel to report accident to law enforcement, notification to DGIF, penalty.
  • HB118: Vessel accident; requires operator who damages property in a collision, etc., to report, penalty.
  • HB1127: Charter; Town of Virgilina.
  • HJ483: Celebrating the life of Herbert W. Guthrie.
  • HJ493: Commending William R. Snead.
  • HJ494: Commending Annin Flagmakers.
  • HB1527: Firefighters; exemption from jury service.
  • HB2371: Real property tax assessment; notice to be published in newspaper 30 to 45 days prior.
  • HB2372: Flashing amber warning lights; state vehicles performing environmental functions to be equipped.
  • HB2406: Charter; Town of South Boston.
  • HB2407: Charter; Town of Halifax.
  • HJ548: Celebrating the life of William Alexander Williamson.
  • HJ894: Celebrating the life of Sarah Elizabeth Umphlette Bane.
  • HB380: Governor's Development Opportunity Fund; criteria for awarding grants and loans.
  • HB600: Criminal justice training academies; locality may eliminate requirement to contain word training.
  • HB1283: Shed antlers; allows a person to possess.