Del. Bob Thomas (R-Stafford)

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28: County of Stafford (part); City of Fredericksburg (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2018
Next Election
November 2019
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Copatroning Habits
100% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 100% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 84% of them are Republicans.
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Judge won't block Republican in tight Virginia House race tainted by ballot mix-up:

January 5, 2018
  Washington PostFederal judge refuses to overturn close Fredericksburg-area House race tainted by voting errors  Richmond.comJudge denies special election in 28th District House race  Fredericksburg.comFull coverage

Cortez: Northam's tone encourages civil dialogue for courthouse expansion:

January 22, 2018
  Inside NoVAFull coverage

Court denies Dem voters' appeal in Fredericksburg, Va. area:

January 10, 2018
  WTOPDemocratic hope for ending GOP majority in Virginia House hangs on a thread  Washington PostDel. Kirk Cox elected as Speaker of the House  WWBT NBC12 NewsFull coverage

Federal appeals court denies Democrats' motion to keep Thomas from being sworn in today:

January 10, 2018
  Fredericksburg.comVoters in 28th District appeal ruling on election errors  Inside NoVAFourth Circuit Court Denies Last Minute Desperation Play From Dems  The Republican StandardFull coverage

Drawing, court hearing to decide control of House of Delegates happening this week:

January 2, 2018
  Fauquier TimesVirginia officials prepare for rare tie-breaking lottery that could determine political control of legislature  Washington PostYancey wins tiebreaker for key Virginia House of Delegates seat; Simonds says she won't concede  Roanoke TimesRepublican wins drawing to decide Virginia House race, keeping GOP in charge  Los Angeles TimesFull coverage


  • HB72: Statewide prioritization process project selection; cost of project to be considered.
  • HB73: Speed limits; maximum speed on certain highways.
  • HB119: Merchants' capital tax; classification.
  • HB341: Cluster development; open space, stormwater management area.
  • HB530: Intergovernmental Cooperation, Virginia Commission; appointment of House of Delegates members.
  • HB630: Hydrilla verticillata; VDACS to declare as a noxious weed.
  • HB1221: Virginia Information Technologies Agency; additional duties of CIO, cybersecurity review.
  • HB1254: School personnel; staffing ratios, school nurses.
  • HB1346: Children's Services Act; special education programs, expands eligibility for services.
  • HB1352: Motor vehicle fuels sales tax in certain areas of the Commonwealth; price floor.
  • HB1455: Commonwealth Transportation Board; SMART SCALE; job accessibility factors.
  • HB1456: State Inspector General; powers and duties.
  • HB1482: Use of unmanned aircraft systems by public bodies; search warrant required.
  • HJ20: Celebrating the life of Ferris M. Belman, Sr.