Delegate John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)

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73: County of Henrico (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2001
Next Election
November 2017
Appropriations, Health, Welfare and Institutions, Privileges and Elections
Copatroning Habits
76% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 69% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 69% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
58.8% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog): Virginia House of Delegates Race Ratings (8/19/17)

August 19, 2017
T-Mac did better than either, at 48%-42%, and it went for Obershain, the only non-controversial Republican running that year, by 28 votes. This race is a blockbuster. Incumbent Del. Joseph Yost (R), who has won 2 of his 3 races in this seat by less ...

Reason (blog): Virginia's Legislature Advances Bills to Reform Anti-Competitive Certificate of Public Need Laws

January 26, 2017
Virginia's Legislature Advances Bills to Reform Anti-Competitive Certificate of Public Need Laws"These laws provide hospital systems with a protected monopoly that works against useful health care reform and patients' choice," said Virginia state Del. John O'Bannon (R?Henrico), the lead sponsor on one of the major COPN reform bills moving through ...and more »

NBC 29 News: Debate Over American Health Care Act Stirring Up Party Differences in Virginia

March 22, 2017
"To deny the death spiral is to be naive because two-thirds of the counties in the country have only one plan," said 73rd District Delegate John O'Bannon (R). Some Virginia Republicans support the concept of the federal government converting Medicaid ...and more »

U.S. News & World Report: After Trump Win, Surge of Democrats for Virginia House Races

May 26, 2017
"I think the silver lining in (Trump's) election is that people like me, women like me ... now the doors have opened for us," said Rodman, a challenger to longtime GOP Del. John O'Bannon in Henrico County's 73rd district just outside Richmond. O'Bannon ...and more »

Daily Press (blog): Racing for the right to be the D who challenges R House of Delegates stalwarts

February 24, 2017
Del. John O'Bannon, R-Henrico, who's faced only one Democratic opponent (and one Libertarian) in his races since he won a special election in 2000, has got two Democrats vying to run against him in a Henrico County district that leans Republican. It ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of John O'Bannon’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 174 video clips in all.


  • HB193: Certificates of public need; creates three-phase process to sunset requirements for medical care.
  • HB1747: Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs.
  • HB1748: Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators.
  • HB1749: Accident and sickness insurance rate filings; agent commissions.
  • HB1750: Dispensing of naloxone; patient-specific order not required.
  • HB1751: Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth; mission.
  • HB1798: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); donation or acquisition of organs infected with virus.
  • HB1799: Controlled substances; use of FDA-approved substance upon publication of final rule, etc.
  • HB2209: Emergency Department Care Coordination Program; established.
  • HB2213: TANF; time limit on receipt of financial assistance.
  • HB2300: Health, Department of; frequency of inspections.
  • HB2301: Nurses, licensed practical; administration of vaccinations.
  • HB2317