Senator Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)

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Took Office
January 2006
Next Election
November 2019
Commerce and Labor, Courts of Justice, Finance
Copatroning Habits
70% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 56% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 58% of them are Republicans.
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Bills Passed
60% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

WRIC: General Assembly reveals design plan for new building

August 31, 2017
?The classical design of the new GAB, incorporating the 1912 faade, will blend the new facility into the historic fabric of the Capitol and Capitol Square,? said Sen. Ryan McDougle, Chair of the Senate Rules Committee. ?Our goal is to have a new GAB ...and more »

Rappahannock Record: Law enforcement appreciation event slated

September 6, 2017
... travel through or desire to show their support for the local law enforcement officers are invited. This program will take place during the Heathsville Farmers Market. Invited guests include Rep. Rob Wittman, Sen. Ryan McDougle, Del. Margaret ... Sen. Ryan McDougle: McAuliffe jumps in on Democratic gerrymandering scheme

February 4, 2017
On the same evening Gov. Terry McAuliffe was delivering his annual State of the Commonwealth to a joint session of the General Assembly, the New York Times published a news story in which he played a starring role. According to the paper, Virginia's ...and more » Sen. Ryan McDougle: Democrats bring increasing lawlessness to Virginia

February 18, 2017
The rights restoration measure supported by Republicans enjoyed the support of every Democrat senator when it was debated in 2013 ? including now-Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, now-Attorney General Mark Herring, and now-Congressman Donald McEachin.

Charlottesville Tomorrow: Wireless infrastructure bill continues path through General Assembly

February 6, 2017
?These are in essence repeater-type boxes to make sure that between the towers data can move smoothly and at a faster rate and in higher volume,? said Senator Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville), author of the identical SB1292, during debate last week on ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Ryan McDougle’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 295 video clips in all.


  • SB617: Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System; certain members of enforcement division of DMV.
  • SB796: Police and court records; expungement of certain charges and convictions.
  • SB797: Competency to stand trial; evaluations.
  • SB843: Biennial appropriation act; Commonwealth's appropriations shall start on July 1 of odd-numbered yrs.
  • SB1270: Ohio River Basin Commission; repeals sections relating to participation by the Commonwealth.
  • SB1272: Nonresident Violator Compact of 1977; codification.
  • SB1273: City of Richmond general district court; concurrent criminal jurisdiction.
  • SB1274: License taxes, local; exemption for certain defense production businesses.
  • SB1276: Traffic violations, certain; dismissal for proof of compliance with law.
  • SB1278: Child pornography; discretionary sentencing guideline midpoints for possession.
  • SB1279: Flashing amber lights; vehicles used to collect and deliver packages.
  • SB1281: Substance abuse treatment upon conviction of a crime; recovery community organization.
  • SB1282: Wireless communications infrastructure; procedure for approved by localities.
  • SB1287: Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority; changes effective date for creation of Authority.
  • SB1288: Juvenile Justice, Department of; confidentiality of records.
  • SB1293: State agencies; criminal background checks for certain positions.
  • SB1308: Sales and use tax; collection of taxes from consuming contractors.
  • SB1313: Regional jails; reimbursement of capital costs of construction, etc., to locality.
  • SB1333: Garnishment; form of summons, maximum portion of disposable earnings subject to garnishment.
  • SB1555: Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation; duties of board of trustees.
  • SB1588: General Assembly Building replacement project; sale of surplus property.
  • SR102: Senate of Virginia; 2017 Operating Resolution.
  • SR105: Confirming nomination to the Senate Ethics Advisory Panel.
  • SR127: Commending Linda Ciola Wettstone.
  • SR148: Commending Ebenezer Baptist Church.