Del. Robin Abbott (D-Newport News)

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93: County of James City (part); City of Newport News (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2010
Left Office
January 2012
Copatroning Habits
62% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 100% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 51% of them are Democrats.
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Abbott is an attorney, a mother of four, and holds degrees from Christopher Newport University and William & Mary.

Recent Mentions in the Media

2paragraphs Buzz: Who Is Anthony’s Bad Date Maude aka Donna on ‘Blue Bloods’?

October 26, 2018 | 3:00 am
  On Blue Bloods, Erin (Bridget Moynihan) helps Anthony (Steven Schirripa) "find justice after a date night goes wrong." Erin steps outside the D.A's office to meet ...

Bearing Drift: Redistricting Ruling Brings out Rank Hypocrisy in VA House Democrats

June 27, 2018 | 3:00 am
  Tuesday afternoon, a federal district court in Richmond tossed out 11 district boundaries in the Virginia House of Delegates, while ordering the General ...

Washington Post: Prince William County home sales

April 2, 2018 | 3:00 am
  These were among sales data provided to The by Black Knight Inc. To find sale and assessment records for homes elsewhere in the ...

Daily Press: Gerrymandering in Virginia: Is the pen mightier than the vote?

June 24, 2017 | 3:00 am
  Political newcomer Robin Abbott had a decided advantage in 2009, when she snagged the 93rd District House of Delegates seat from a longtime incumbent.

Daily Press: When the Virginia General Assembly wraps up, let the fundraising begin

April 16, 2015 | 3:00 am
  The money season in Virginia politics got underway last month with the end to the state's legislative session, and the close of the state's in-session fundraising ...

These are all of the video clips of Robin Abbott’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 35 video clips in all.


  • HB1259: Criminal records; shall contain last four digits of person's social security number.
  • HB1919: Virginia Defective Drywall Correction and Restoration Assistance Fund; SCC to collect from insurer.
  • HB1920: Recording assignment of deed of trust; prerequisite to sale.
  • HB1921: Sale by trustee; recordation of assignments.
  • HB1922: Criminal records; clerk of court ensure nonconfidential records contain last two digits of social.
  • HB1923: Criminal history records; supplied at no charge for volunteers with Boy Scouts of America, etc.
  • HB1924: Vehicles damaged by water; increases threshold for reporting water damage, etc.
  • HB1925: Garnishment; clarifies person's earnings that may be subject thereto including deposits into bank.
  • HB2428: Homestead and other exemptions; exemption of real or personal property.
  • HJ716: Commending the Reverend Dr. Curtis W. Harris.
  • HB811: Zoning appeals, Board of; review of decision.
  • HB812: Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; rules regarding operation of motor vehicles.
  • HB813: Conflicts of Interests Act; review of Statement of Economic Interests by Ethics Advisory Panel.
  • HB814: General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; establishment of General Assembly Ethics Review Panel.
  • HB815: General Assembly members; bright-line rule.
  • HB816: House and Senate Ethics Advisory Panels; completion of inquiry once initiated.
  • HB817: Garnishment; deposit of earnings.
  • HB1259: Criminal records; shall contain last four digits of person's social security number.