Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)

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22: Amherst County (All), Appomattox County (All), Buckingham County (All), Cumberland County (All), Fluvanna County (All), Goochland County (All), Prince Edward County (All), Louisa County (Part), Lynchburg City (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2017
Next Election
November 2019
Privileges and Elections, Transportation
Copatroning Habits
80% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 83% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 54% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
6.3% in 2017
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

Election bill designed to clear up where residents who live on county lines vote:

October 5, 2018
  The Central VirginianFull coverage

Local legislators tour Appomattox schools:

October 12, 2018
  Times VirginianFull coverage

State Sen. Rodrigues leads legislative trip to Portugal and the Azores:

October 18, 2018
  Fall River Herald NewsFull coverage

Lovely, state lawmakers visit Portugal, Azores:

October 14, 2018
  The Salem NewsFull coverage

State lawmakers visit Portugal, Azores:

October 13, 2018
  Gloucester Daily TimesFull coverage


  • SB192: Virginia Lottery; interception of lottery prizes.
  • SB322: Redistricting; split precincts prohibited.
  • SB323: Virginia Independent Redistricting Review Commission; established.
  • SB331: Voter registration; verification of social security numbers, provisional registration status.
  • SB332: Retail Sales and Use Tax; agricultural exemptions.
  • SB333: Hemp, industrial; removes all restrictions on production, etc.
  • SB334: Underage alcohol possession, etc.; expungement of certain offenses.
  • SB336: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; right to speak at open meetings.
  • SB338: Firearms; certain persons allowed to carry into courthouses.
  • SB340: Virginia Water Quality Improvement Fund; publicly owned treatment works, nutrient reduction.
  • SB341: Commission of crimes; forfeiture of property used in connection with crimes.
  • SB342: Jails, local; compensation for costs of incarceration.
  • SB343: School boards; permitted to employ certain individuals.
  • SB344: Sewerage systems; state adoption of federal criteria.
  • SB345: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; school boards and school board employees.
  • SB346: Fire Programs Fund; use of funds.
  • SB347: Statewide cancer registry; collection of data on exposure to fire incidents and cancer incidence.
  • SB349: Teacher licensure; requirements for license, provisional license, etc.
  • SB350: Concealed handgun permit; extends expiration date.
  • SB351: Firearms in locked vehicles; immunity from liability.
  • SB352: Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.
  • SB458: Conditional proffers; public facility capacity, previously approved residential developments.
  • SB723: Teacher licensure; trade and industrial waiver and career and technical license.
  • SB753: Expert witnesses; standards for testimony.
  • SB763: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; school boards and school board employees.
  • SB764: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; school boards and school board employees.
  • SB783: Pretrial services agencies; Department of Criminal Justice Services to review, report.
  • SB813: Forfeited assets; state or local agency that receives net proceeds of asset from DCJS, etc.
  • SB835: Central Virginia Training Center; closure prohibited.
  • SB871: Amherst, Town of; amending charter, alters election of members of town council.
  • SB977: Training center; clarifies definition.
  • SJ31: Interstate conventions; selection of commissioners and committee procedures.
  • SJ32: U.S. Route 29; VDOT to study feasibility of eastern bypass.
  • SJ33: Route 60 Corridor; VDOT to study.
  • SJ151: Commending the Appomattox County High School football team.
  • SJ152: Commending Jimmie Straley.
  • SJ153: Commending David Scott Morris.
  • SJ155: Commending the Appomattox County High School golf team.
  • SR32: Commending Mark Lee Fischer.
  • SR33: Commending the Louisa County High School football team.
  • SR37: Celebrating the life of John Samuel Sims.