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

Senator Dick Saslaw's Richmond Report:

June 6, 2018
  Falls Church News PressOpinion: Editorial: Medicaid Expansion Will Save Lives  Virginia Connection NewspapersFull coverage

Blue Waves Are Coming & Coming:

June 13, 2018
  Falls Church News PressFull coverage

Va. Senate set to back budget with Medicaid expansion, despite opponents' maneuvers:

May 29, 2018
  WTOPVideo: Sen. Majority Leader Norment STUNNED As Finance Chair Sen. Hanger Rules His Motion Out of Order ...  Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)Budget, Medicaid expansion poised for passage by Virginia Senate  Daily PressFull coverage

Virginia Senate pushes back decision on budget, Medicaid expansion another week:

May 22, 2018
  Daily PressLive Blog: Virginia Senate Debates Medicaid Expansion [UPDATED with Video of Unhinged, Extreme GOP Tirades]  Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)Virginia Senate puts off budget, Medicaid debate  WTOPFull coverage

Hanger, Jones reach budget deal over Medicaid expansion in Virginia:

May 21, 2018
  Daily PressFull 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.