Delegate Mike Watson (R-Williamsburg)

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93: Counties of James City (part) and York (part); Cities of Newport News (part) and Williamsburg [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Left Office
January 2014
Copatroning Habits
91% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 86% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 72% of them are Republicans.
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Campaign Contributions
$109,288.21 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Top 10 Donors
Realtors PAC of Virginia Political Action Committee N/A $0

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Virginia Gazette: Mike Watson will forgo run for 93rd District House of Delegates

January 27, 2015
WILLIAMSBURG - Former Delegate Mike Watson announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election to the 93rd District seat he lost to Democrat Monty Mason in 2013, a re-match that many were expecting. Part of Watson's ... He defeated then Del. Robin Abbott, D ...

Virginia Gazette: Williamsburg's Lara Overy enters race for 93rd District House of Delegates

January 31, 2015
Williamsburg's Lara Overy enters race for 93rd District House of DelegatesWILLIAMSBURG ? A local Republican activist will seeking her party's nomination to run this fall against incumbent Del. Monty Mason, D-Williamsburg, for the 93rd ... That includes Mike Watson, who Mason beat in 2013. Watson announced earlier in the ...and more »

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily: District 93 Delegate Candidate Q&A: Mike Watson

October 18, 2013
District 93 Delegate Candidate Q&A: Mike WatsonWYDaily sent an identical questionnaire to each candidate for the District 93 seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. District 93 represents Williamsburg, parts of James City and York counties and part of Newport News. The seat is currently held by ...and more »

Daily Press: Del. Watson emerges as voice for business in General Assembly

January 26, 2013
RICHMOND ? When Del. Mike Watson first ran for office in 2011 he said he wanted to be a voice for small business owners in a legislature often seen as dominated by lawyers. Serving in his second General Assembly session, the Republican from ...

Virginia Gazette: Greater Williamsburg expo needs more hands to help homeless

January 27, 2015
WILLIAMSBURG ? Hands Together Historic Triangle is consolidating community resources under one roof next month to meet the needs of greater Williamsburg residents who are homeless or without permanent housing. Errands, like getting glasses or ...

These are all of the video clips of Mike Watson’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2012. There are 15 video clips in all.


  • HB1439: Background checks; children's residential facilities regulated by Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • HB1579: James River, Historic Lower; allows consideration of construction of new utility infrastructure.
  • HB1602: Virginia Workforce Council; annual informational brochure for 11th grade students, public hs.
  • HB1671: Alcoholic beverage control; exemption from tied house restriction for one out-of-state winery.
  • HB1767: Machinery and Equipment Donation Grant Program; established.
  • HB2094: Virginia Longitudinal Data System and Advisory Council; established, report.
  • HB2198: Commercial credit reporting; penalty for violations.
  • HB2300: Alcoholic beverage control; tied house exception.
  • HJ562: Commending the Jamestown High School boys' soccer team.
  • HJ618: Commending First Night Williamsburg.
  • HJ736: Commending the General Society of the Sons of the Revolution.
  • HJ807: Commending the William and Mary ice hockey team.
  • HJ922: Celebrating the life of Ralph Michael Della Ratta.
  • HJ954: Commending John C. Jamison.
  • HJ955: Commending Williamsburg Regional Library.
  • HJ956: Commending the Hunter Smith Family Foundation.
  • HJ957: Commending Vangelis Dimopoulos.
  • HB581: Retail Sales and Use Tax; clarifies amount of revenue authorized tourism project is entitled.
  • HB582: VITA; excludes procurement of information technology and telecommunications goods and services.
  • HB583: Mobile infrared transmitters; allows local governments to use devices to change traffic lights.
  • HB584: Highway median maintenance; VDOT to enter into agreements with local governments.
  • HB1144: Contractors, Board for; waiver of license requirement for Habitat for Humanity.
  • HB1177: Virginia Energy Plan; adds to list of State's energy objectives.
  • HJ96: Summer flounder; Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to allow options for harvest.
  • HR597: Commending Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools Robotics Team 4394.