Delegate Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge)

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51: County of Prince William (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2010
Next Election
November 2017
Appropriations, General Laws, Science and Technology (Chair), Transportation
Copatroning Habits
76% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 69% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 68% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
34.5% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Prince William Living (press release) (blog): Speaker-Designate Cox and Delegate Anderson Unveil Study on Virginia Aerospace Industry

September 19, 2017
18, Speaker-Designate Kirk Cox (R ? 66) and Delegate Rich Anderson (R ? 51) unveiled and discussed the findings and recommendations of a year-long study of Virginia's aviation and space industries. Del. Rich Anderson is a retired 30-year Air Force ...

Inside NoVA: Democratic candidates pull in campaign funds in Prince William; still short of GOP totals

September 18, 2017
Democrat Hala Ayala managed to finish sixth in the state in fundraising as part of her challenge to Del. Rich Anderson, R-51st District. She pulled in nearly $144,700 to Anderson's $91,800, though the four-term incumbent still has a hefty advantage in ...and more »

Inside NoVA: Prince William Chamber picks its favorites for political posts

September 19, 2017
12. Dels. Scott Lingamfelter, R-31st District, Tim Hugo, R-40th District, Jackson Miller, R-50th District, Rich Anderson, R-51st District, Luke Torian, D-52nd District, and John Bell, D-87th District, picked up the nods from the chamber. Notably ...

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog): GOP leadership PAC sends out racist direct mail hit on Latina Democrat in Virginia

September 11, 2017
The Dominion Leadership Trust, the obliquely named leadership PAC associated with retiring Republican Speaker Bill Howell, recently paid for two mail pieces dropped in House District 31, where (Daily Kos endorsee) Elizabeth Guzman is challenging GOP ...

WPEC: Animal shelters partner with ASPCA to give pets a home after Irma

September 13, 2017
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) ? Local animal shelters are using a unique partnership to clear their shelters to make room for lost or abandoned Hurricane Irma pets. Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League and Palm Beach County Animal Control, two ...Hurricane Irma: Latest on storm, updates, radar, prep lists - Palm Beach PostPalm Beach Postall 303 news articles »

These are all of the video clips of Rich Anderson’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 120 video clips in all.


  • HB461: Handheld personal communications devices; use while driving, penalty.
  • HB1121: Absentee voting; verification of signatures by officers of elections.
  • HB1196: Arrest; failure to be physically taken into custody by using physical means to resist.
  • HB1716: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission; extends sunset provision.
  • HB1718: Civics Education, Commission on; renamed Commission on Civic Education, extends sunset provision.
  • HB1719: Wireless E-911 Fund; distribution percentages.
  • HB1720: Flag at half staff or mast; public safety personnel.
  • HB1721: Community Colleges, State Board for; reduced rate tuition and mandatory fee charges.
  • HB1722: Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.
  • HB1723: Resettlement of refugees; notice to localities, the Sec. of the Commonwealth, and General Assembly.
  • HB1724: Tuition; eligibility for in-state charges for members of Virginia National Guard.
  • HB1733: Removal of public officers from office; recall elections for certain elected and appointed officers.
  • HB1738: Retail sales and use tax; aviation parts, engines, and supplies.
  • HB1761: Regulation of taxicabs.
  • HB1834: Distracted driving; penalty.
  • HB1913: Cigarettes; purchase for resale, issuance of a cigarette exemption certificate, penalties.
  • HB2302: Veterans Services, Board of; membership, duties.
  • HB2425: Administration, Secretary of; policy of the Commonwealth regarding state employment.
  • HJ787: Commending Virginia's technology sector.
  • HJ805: Commending Stratford University.
  • HJ806: Commending the American Legion Virginia Boys State.
  • HJ809: Commending the American Legion Auxiliary Virginia Girls State.
  • HJ1011: Commending Ed Turner.
  • HJ1012: Commending the Nokesville-Bristow Ruritan Club.
  • HJ1039: Commending Hawkins-Reeve VFW Post 7916.
  • HJ1086: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Miche McQuigg.
  • HR437: Commending Leadership Prince William.
  • HR438: Commending the George Mason University Science and Technology Campus.
  • HR461: Commending Virginia's technology sector.
  • HB461: Handheld personal communications devices; use while driving, penalty.
  • HB1121: Absentee voting; verification of signatures by officers of elections.
  • HB1175: Virginia National Guard and Virginia Defense Force; pay allowance.
  • HB1176: In-state tuition; members of the Virginia National Guard.
  • HB1196: Arrest; failure to be physically taken into custody by using physical means to resist.
  • HB1279: Public schools; fire drills and lock-down drills.
  • HB1283: Line of Duty Act; certification expiration for temporarily disabled persons.
  • HJ86: Educators; recognizing need in the Commonwealth to cultivate Virginia high school graduate.
  • HJ88: Drinking Water and Wastewater Professionals Appreciation Day; designating as June 30, 2016.
  • HJ319: Commending the Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue.
  • HJ320: Commending Melissa S. Peacor.
  • HJ321: Commending Flory Small Business Center, Inc.
  • HJ401: Celebrating the life of Thomas Clay Wood.
  • HJ402: Commending Rex Parr.
  • HJ469: Commending Captain Florent Groberg, USA, Ret.
  • HR253: Commending the Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative.
  • HR254: Commending Sally Lay.
  • HB1269: Government Data Collection & Dissemination Practices Act; collection & use of personal information.
  • HB1312: Vote centers; pilot program.
  • HB1597: Virginia National Guard; nonjudicial punishment.
  • HB1673: Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; limitation on collection.
  • HB1921: Virginia Self-Service Storage Act; notice of default by electronic means.
  • HB1926: Handheld personal communications devices; prohibits use while operating a motor vehicle.
  • HB1929: Family day homes; licensure.
  • HB1931: Child welfare agencies; criminal history record checks.
  • HB1932: Charitable gaming; renames Charitable Gaming Board the Board for Charitable Gaming.
  • HB1933: Transportation network companies; regulation by DMV.
  • HJ530: Celebrating the life of Lieutenant General Howard M. Lane, Sr., USAF (Ret.).
  • HJ578: Constitutional amendment; general warrants of search or seizure prohibited.
  • HJ579: Commemorating the lives and legacies of the Four Chaplains.
  • HJ725: Commending Didlake.
  • HJ788: Commending the Woodbridge Lions Club.
  • HR321: Commending the Virginia National Guard.