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

NBC 29 News: Governor Announces Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery to Create Jobs in Lynchburg

May 26, 2017
They have built a successful business and now with expansion in Goochland and Lynchburg, they are creating jobs in our district,? said Senator Mark Peake. ?Development of Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery is a perfect example of individual initiative on ...and more »

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)Lynchburg polling locations run out of ballots for 22nd District special electionWSETall 13 news articles »

Lynchburg News and Advance: Peake gets sworn in as state senator for 22nd District

January 13, 2017
Lynchburg attorney Mark Peake was one of two senators sworn in after a slight delay while the Senate considered waiting for the election results to be certified by the Virginia State Board of Elections. In the end, the Senate broke with tradition and ...and more »

WSET: Mark Peake wins 22nd District special election

January 10, 2017
According to unofficial results from the Virginia Department of Elections, Republican Mark Peake has around 55 percent of the vote in the 22nd Senate District with around 86 percent of precincts reporting. Democrat Ryant Washington had around 37 ...UPDATE: Mark Peake to take Tom Garrett's 22nd district Senate seatWDBJ7Peake wins in 22nd, keeping Senate in GOP handsThe Daily ProgressRepublican Peake wins Va. 22nd Senate DistrictWSLSWWBT NBC12 Newsall 20 news articles »

Bearing Drift (press release) (blog): Mark Peake Wins 22nd Senate District GOP Nomination

December 3, 2016
(Listen to Jim Hoeft's November 23 interview with Peake and Peterson.) Peake and Peterson competed to represent the seat vacated by State Senator Tom Garrett who won the 5th Congressional District election in November. Garrett replaces Congressman ...Peake, Washington win nominations to run for Garrett's state Senate seatRichmond.comQuick Take on Upcoming Virginia Special Elections (UPDATED)Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)all 6 news articles »


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  • 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.