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
Copatroning Habits
56% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 87% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 56% 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

Lynchburg-area legislators file bills to keep CVTC open:

January 20, 2018
  Lynchburg News and AdvanceFull coverage

Senate committee kills bill to ban campaign donations from public-service corporations:

January 16, 2018
  Richmond.comFull coverage

Lawmakers react to Governor's final speech, say it's time for bipartisanship:

January 10, 2018
  WSETFull coverage

Letters to the Editor for Sunday, January 7, 2018:

January 7, 2018
  Lynchburg News and AdvanceFull coverage

Broadband in rural areas a top priority to legislators:

January 8, 2018
  YourGV.comFull 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: Industrial hemp; 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; employment of certain individuals.
  • SB344: Sewerage systems; state adoption of federal criteria, ammonia.
  • SB345: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; school boards and school board employees.
  • SB346: Fire Programs Fund; cancer prevention.
  • SB347: Statewide cancer registry; information on firefighters.
  • SB349: Teacher licensure; critical shortage areas.
  • 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: State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; school boards and school board employees.
  • SB764: State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; school boards and school board employees.
  • SB783: Pretrial services agencies; Department of Criminal Justice Services to review, report.
  • SB813: Sharing of forfeited assets; report.
  • SB835: Central Virginia Training Center; closure prohibited.
  • SB871: Amherst, Town of; amending charter, alters election of members of town council.
  • SJ31: Interstate conventions; selection of commissioners and committee procedures.
  • SJ32: Study; Virginia Department of Transportation; feasibility of eastern bypass for U.S. Route 29.
  • SJ33: Study; VDOT; Route 60 Corridor; report.
  • 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.
  • SR162: Commending the Virginia Military Institute Corps of Cadets.