Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)

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35: Alexandria City (Part), Fairfax County (Part), Falls Church City (All) [map]
Took Office
January 1980
Next Election
November 2019
Commerce and Labor, Courts of Justice, Education and Health, Finance, Rules
Copatroning Habits
74% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 65% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 56% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
40% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)

Serves as the senate majority leader.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Virginia's Long Fight to Ratify the ERA: Interview with Senator Janet Howell (D-32):

October 4, 2018
  Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)Full coverage

For the Virginia State Senate, A Generational Opportunity: Meet Yasmine Taeb:

September 23, 2018
  Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)Full coverage

Senior Democrat lauded for hard-working approach to volunteerism:

October 1, 2018
  Inside NoVAFull coverage

Coal Ash Lessons from Hurricane Florence:

October 10, 2018
  Bacon's RebellionFull coverage

Decisions on a New House Plan May Start Today:

September 27, 2018
  Bacon's RebellionFull coverage

These are all of the video clips of Dick Saslaw’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 644 video clips in all.