Senator Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)

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Took Office
January 2017
Next Election
November 2019
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Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)

Peake is an attorney with Caskie & Frost, in Lynchburg. He holds an undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech, and got his law degree at Washington and Lee. He is married, with five children.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Lynchburg News and Advance: Peake's provisional ballot bill dead in House subcommittee

February 16, 2017
Peake's provisional ballot bill dead in House subcommitteeRICHMOND ?The bill intended to shorten the gap between when legislators win special elections and when they take their seats failed to pass a House Privileges and Elections subcommittee Thursday. Sen. Mark Peake, R-Lynchburg, carried the bill that ...

Lynchburg News and Advance: Three bills arise from Lynchburg ballot shortage; registrars to retain choice when ordering ballots

February 2, 2017
Sen. Mark Peake, R-Lynchburg, and Sen. Jennifer McClellan, D-Richmond, were elected in special elections, the night before the 2017 General Assembly convened. The combination of a voter ID law and back-to-back holidays pushed the election ...

Lynchburg News and Advance: Ballot shortage bill heading to governor

February 14, 2017
10, when Sen. Mark Peake, R-Lynchburg, was elected in a special election, several Hill City precincts ran out of pre-printed ballots in the morning, causing confusion among voters. Some people left without casting a ballot. The companion HB 2415 ...

Lynchburg News and Advance: 10 topics to watch at crossover in the General Assembly

February 7, 2017
While SB 1551 ? carried by Sen. Steve Newman, R-Bedford County ? would require a General Assembly vote to close the Madison Heights facility serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, it does not say how exactly the legislature ...and more »

Loudoun Times-Mirror: Loudoun County vice chairman says General Assembly members should act 'a little more like adults'

February 9, 2017
Loudoun County vice chairman says General Assembly members should act 'a little more like adults'... bill related to improper driving that the county supported, committee members were talking throughout the entire discussion and appeared to not have been listening to testimonies, including those from Sheriff Mike Chapman (R) and State Sen. Jill ...


  • SB1567: Absentee ballots; eligibility of persons age 65 or older.
  • SB1570: Virtual Virginia; availability to all public middle and high schools.
  • SB1571: Special elections; provisional ballots, determination of results.
  • SB1577: Alternative onsite sewage systems; sampling.
  • SB1581: Voter registration; verification of social security numbers.
  • SB1589: Alcoholic beverage control; spirits tastings by distiller licensee.
  • SJ332: Commending David Verburg.
  • SJ340: Barbara Johns Day.
  • SJ349: Celebrating the life of Rebecca T. Dickson.
  • SJ358: Commending Amherst Fire Department.
  • SJ407: Commending the Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.
  • SJ423: Commending the E. C. Glass High School golf team.
  • SJ424: Commending the E. C. Glass High School cross country team.
  • SR126: Celebrating the life of Roderick V. Manifold.
  • SR128: Commending Amherst Fire Department.