Delegate Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg)

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22: Counties of Bedford (part), Campbell (part), and Franklin (part); City of Lynchburg [map]
Took Office
January 1998
Next Election
November 2017
Commerce and Labor, Finance, Science and Technology
Copatroning Habits
83% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 76% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 68% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
57.1% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Roanoke Times: Editorial: Minnesota offers Virginia a lesson on rural broadband

July 27, 2017
Minnesota doesn't have an ideological hang-up over municipal broadband the way some in Virginia do. Earlier this year, Del. Kathy Byron, R-Bedford County, tried to push through a bill that would have effectively crippled municipal broadband in the state.and more »

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog): In First LG Forum, Will Jill Vogel Apologize For Transvaginal Ultrasound Bill?

August 9, 2017
In the face of massive state and federal criticism, Vogel struck the bill. However, the damage was already done?the legislature approved and Governor Bob McDonnell signed a revised version of the bill carried by Delegate Kathy Byron that requires a ...and more »

Roanoke Times: Del. Kathy Byron's broadband bill 'too restrictive,' state official says

January 19, 2017
Del. Kathy Byron's broadband bill 'too restrictive,' state official saysRICHMOND ? Del. Kathy Byron's bill that could limit municipal broadband initiatives across Virginia is ?too restrictive,? said a top official from the Center for Innovative Technology. While Byron, R-Bedford, has said much of her proposed legislation ...Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake concerned about broadband internet bill in the General AssemblyVirginian-Pilotall 5 news articles »

Roanoke Times: Roanoke council condemns Del. Kathy Byron's broadband bill

January 17, 2017
Roanoke council condemns Del. Kathy Byron's broadband billThe bill, filed last week by Del. Kathy Byron, R-Campbell, if enacted ?will create de facto private monopolies that lack the incentive to expand high speed quality and affordable internet services to all areas of our region? and ?place the city of ...Byron: The Virginia Broadband Deployment Act drives smart economic developmentMartinsville Bulletinall 4 news articles »

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog): Del. Kathy Byron (VA-22) Puts Comcast Over Constituents

January 16, 2017
Since taking office telecom companies have showered Delegate Byron with more than $140,000 in campaign donations during which time Del. Byron has decide to choose supporting the likes of Comcast and Verizon over her constituents in Lynchburg, ...

These are all of the video clips of Kathy Byron’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2009. There are 119 video clips in all.