Sen. Russ Potts (R-Winchester)

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Party
Republican
District
27: Clarke County (All), Fauquier County (Part), Frederick County (All), Loudoun County (Part), Winchester City (All) [map]
Took Office
January 1992
Left Office
January 2008
Website
russpotts.com
Copatroning Habits
62% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 58% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 56% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Recent Mentions in the Media

The Washington Post: For the Virginia GOP, two wildly different races

May 22, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

Fauquier Now: Throwback Thursday: Race track proposals vetted

March 14, 2019 | 3:00 am
  

The Winchester Star: A frigid gridiron classic: 50 years ago, James Wood ended Handley's 25-game winning streak

November 20, 2018 | 3:00 am
  

The Winchester Star: Former Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer draws large crowd at fundraiser

November 1, 2018 | 3:00 am
  

The Winchester Star: Community leader Bill Shendow remembered as "exemplary" citizen

October 23, 2018 | 3:00 am
  

Bills

  • SB599: Physical education; requires school boards to require to be taught in grades K-12.
  • SB769: Charitable gaming; reports of gross receipts and disbursements.
  • SB777: Health insurance; credits for retired teachers.
  • SB795: Standards of Quality; changes in provisions.
  • SB796: Food products; exempts local school boards from bidding process when purchasing from State farmer.
  • SB797: Farm-to-school website; Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services to establish.
  • SB1153: DMV driver record abstracts; copies are one-half normal charge for drivers for Faith in Action.
  • SB1154: Charitable Gaming, Department of; adds athletic associations and booster clubs to definitions.
  • SB1155: Interstate 81 Regional Transportation Authorities; created.
  • SB1349: Securities Act; reporting short sales.
  • SB1365: Tangible personal property tax relief; repealed on passenger cars, motorcycles, etc.
  • SB1379: Transportation Future Fund; created.
  • SJ324: Alson H. Smith Teachers' Day.
  • SJ347: Farm-to-School Program; Farm-to-School Task Force to develop plan for implementing, report.
  • SJ427: Commending Virginia's certified Primary Stroke Centers.
  • SJ521: Commending the Clarke County High School girls' soccer team.
  • SJ522: Commending the Clarke County High School boys' soccer team.
  • SJ523: Commending the Clarke County High School girls' cross country team.
  • SJ524: Commending the Clarke County High School boys' cross country team.
  • SJ525: Commending the Clarke County High School boys' outdoor track team.
  • SJ526: Commeding the Clarke County High School cheer squad.
  • SJ527: Commending Clarke County High School.
  • SB33: General Educational Development program; allows participation by court order.
  • SB599: Physical education; requires school boards to require to be taught in grades K-12.
  • SB686: Transportation Future Fund; created.
  • SB687: Teacher education programs; Board of Education shall not condition full approval.
  • SB728: Primary elections; dates and procedures, date of September primary.
  • SB5015: Interstate 81 regional transportation authorities; created, report.
  • SB5025: Tangible personal property tax relief; repealed.
  • SB5026: Cigarette and tobacco products tax; increases, revenue to be deposited in Transportation Trust Fund.
  • SJ1: Commending the Virginia School Boards Association on the occasion of its 100th birthday.
  • SJ164: Commending the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals on its 100th anniversary.
  • SJ213: Commending the Clarke County High School girls' cross country team.
  • SJ214: Commending the Clarke County High School boys' cross country team.
  • SJ215: Commending the Clarke County High School girls' soccer team.
  • SJ216: Commending the John Handley High School boys' tennis team.
  • SJ217: Commending the Clarke County High School boys' soccer team.
  • SJ269: Celebrating the life of Jack Wilson Fretwell, Sr.
  • SJ5030: Commending the Clarke County High School boys' basketball team.
  • SJ5031: Commending the Clarke County High School girls' basketball team.