Del. Joseph E. Preston (D-Petersburg)

Photo of Joseph E. Preston
63: Counties of Chesterfield (part), Dinwiddie (part), and Prince George (part); Cities of Hopewell (part) and Petersburg
Took Office
January 2015
Left Office
January 2016
Copatroning Habits
75% of bills he has copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 100% of them are Democrats. Of all of his fellow copatrons of the bills that he copatroned, 70% of them are Democrats.
Recent Mentions in the Media

Richmond Free Press: The Race Is On

December 15, 2022 | 3:00 am

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Petersburg Council taps controversial former state delegate to be city attorney

September 30, 2016 | 3:00 am

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Va. Senate control hinges on a few races

June 13, 2015 | 3:00 am

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Voting machines ban has Va. registrars scrambling

April 18, 2015 | 3:00 am

Richmond Free Press: Preston to challenge Dance for Senate seat

March 12, 2015 | 3:00 am

These are all of the video clips of Joseph E. Preston’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2015. There are 1 video clips in all.


  • HB1970: Circuit court; payment of funds.
  • HB1971: General Assembly; vacancies, special elections.
  • HB1972: Presentence reports; costs of alternative sanctions.
  • HB1973: Businesses, certain; local limitations on number.
  • HB1974: Police and court records; expungement in district court.
  • HB1975: Grand larceny; threshold.
  • HB1976: Petersburg, City of; limitations on number of certain businesses.
  • HB1977: General Assembly; members admitted to floor sessions of the House of Delegates and the Senate.
  • HB1978: Juvenile Justice, Advisory Committee on; changes requirements for quorum and meetings.
  • HB2249: Photo-red systems; intersections where traffic light enforcement systems are in use.
  • HB2250: State or federal grants; mismanagement of grants, penalty.
  • HB2251: Appeals of adverse initial determinations of overpayment; attorney fees.
  • HB2252: Elections; absentee voting by persons age 65 or older.
  • HJ620: Constitutional amendment; election of judges.
  • HJ621: Constitutional amendment; qualifications to vote, restoration of civil rights.
  • HJ720: Celebrating the life of Carl Michael Ross.
  • HR293: Commending Virginia Triad/S.A.L.T.