Senator Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)

Photo of Dick Saslaw
Party
Democratic
District
35: Alexandria City (Part), Fairfax County (Part), Falls Church City (All) [map]
Took Office
January 1980
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Commerce and Labor, Courts of Justice, Education and Health, Finance, Special Public Smoking Legislation
Twitter
@DickSaslaw
Copatroning Habits
76% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 64% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 56% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
40% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Bio

Serves as the senate majority leader.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Falls Church News Press: Senator Dick Saslaw's Richmond Report

October 5, 2017
Senator Dick Saslaw's Richmond Reportsaslaw-fcnp There has been yet another human carnage in this nation. It is long past the time to talk about the why and how of the latest mass shooting. There is no place for assault weapons in the hands of anyone outside of our deployed military ...

WTOP: Virginia leaders react to Charlottesville violence

August 12, 2017
?We are devastated by the news of at least one fatality as Virginians expressed their first amendment right, making their voices heard as they spoke out against racism and bigotry,? Sen. Dick Saslaw and Sen. Mamie Locke said in a joint statement.and more »

Virginian-Pilot: Sen. Louise Lucas meets with Democratic leader Dick Saslaw on ...

June 1, 2016
State Sen. Louise Lucas continues her discussions with Senate Minority Leader Dick Saslaw over whether their Democratic Party gives fair treatment to ...and more »

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog): Perriello Campaign Calls on Northam to Condemn His Top Surrogate's Profanity-Laden Rant Attacking Perriello

April 14, 2017
Perriello Campaign Calls on Northam to Condemn His Top Surrogate's Profanity-Laden Rant Attacking PerrielloIn an interview with Politico published Thursday, top Ralph Northam campaign surrogate Dick Saslaw launched a profanity-laden attack against Tom Perriello, using the words ?mother?-er? and ?f?ing fantasy? to levy nasty charges directed at Tom ...How Donald Trump Blew Up the Virginia Governor's RacePOLITICO MagazineVirginia (VA) Poll - Ap - Dems Hold Double-Digit Lead In | Quinnipiac University ConnecticutQuinnipiac University Pollall 63 news articles »

Virginian-Pilot: Ida Kay's Portsmouth: Hampton Roads needs to worry less about ...

February 2, 2017
Ida Kay's Portsmouth: Hampton Roads needs to worry less about ...There's little doubt the region has lost some major businesses because of competition among the cities.and more »

These are all of the video clips of Dick Saslaw’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 646 video clips in all.