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

Isaiah Knight: Letter to the Editor

June 8, 2018
-   Times VirginianFull coverage

Group hosts event on how to talk to children about school shootings:

June 11, 2018
  Lynchburg News and AdvanceFull coverage

The Latest: Virginia House approves Medicaid expansion:

May 30, 2018
  Daily MailFull coverage

Virginia getting ready for major health care overhaul:

May 31, 2018
  Daily MailFull coverage

Local races heat up with close of filing period:

June 6, 2018
  Thermopolis Independent Record HomepageFull 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.