Senator 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
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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

NBC 29 News: Republican Mark Peake Wins 22nd District Senate Seat

January 10, 2017
Voters in Fluvanna County casted their ballots Tuesday to fill the 22nd District senate seat left vacant by former Senator Tom Garrett (R) who is now a United States Congressman for the Fifth District of Virginia. Republican Mark Peake won the election ...Peake wins 22nd Senate District in special electionLynchburg News and AdvanceLynchburg Runs Out of Ballots for 22nd SD Special Election ? Updated ? Peake WinsBearing Drift (press release) (blog)all 13 news articles »

WDBJ7: UPDATE: Mark Peake to take Tom Garrett's 22nd district Senate seat

January 10, 2017
UPDATE: Mark Peake to take Tom Garrett's 22nd district Senate seatA Republican Lynchburg attorney has defeated two challengers in a special election for a central Virginia Senate seat, ensuring that the Legislature's upper chamber remains in GOP control. Results in Tuesday's 22nd Senate District race were still being ...Mark Peake wins 22nd District special electionWSETall 20 news articles » Peake, Washington win nominations to run for Garrett's state Senate seat

December 3, 2016
Peake, Washington win nominations to run for Garrett's state Senate seatLynchburg lawyer and GOP activist Mark Peake will face off against former Fluvanna County Sheriff Ryant L. Washington of Palmyra in the Jan. 10 special election to fill the state Senate seat of Congressman-elect Thomas A. Garrett Jr., R-5th. Peake ...Mark Peake Wins 22nd Senate District GOP NominationBearing Drift (press release) (blog)Quick Take on Upcoming Virginia Special Elections (UPDATED)Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)all 6 news articles »

The Charlottesville Newsplex: Mark Peake hopes to win senate seat and keep district conservative

January 9, 2017
. Error loading player: No playable sources found ... (NEWSPLEX) -- Mark Peake is the Republican candidate for the 22nd District race. He's a Lynchburg lawyer, father of five, and says ...

WSLS: DOJ investigating deaths of former Central Virgnia Training Center patients

April 7, 2017
One of those legislators is State Senator Mark Peake. "The facility is slated to close in 2020. Why they had to be moved in January with almost no notice, we'd like to know that, and that's what this investigation needs to find out," said Peake. To ...Department of Justice investigating deaths of former CVTC residentsLynchburg News and Advanceall 8 news articles »


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  • SR126: Celebrating the life of Roderick V. Manifold.
  • SR128: Commending Amherst Fire Department.
  • SR162: Commending the Virginia Military Institute Corps of Cadets.