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Mark D Obenshain

Republican — Senator — District 26
Available Terms:
  • 2009-2011
  • 2012-2013
  • 2014-2015

Mark D Obenshain represents Senate District 26 in the Virginia Senate, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 439 bills.

2004 165969.27
2006 31735.0
2008 199559.05
2010 61238.0
2012 247330.01

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    General Assembly Building, Room 327
    Capitol Square
    Richmond, Virginia 23219
    Phone: 804-698-7526
  • District Office:

    P.O. Box 555

    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22803
    Phone: 540-437-1451

Media

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News and Blog Coverage

How To Deal With the Voter Photo ID Requirement

I have warned that implementation of the new Virginia photo Voter ID requirement is mercurial . If it is not in black and white in the statute, then Mark Obenshain's position is that only he, as the sponsor, can interpret the law's intent. This promises further obfuscation and confusion through ...

Obenshain files petition for recount

Republican Mark Obenshain formally filed for a recount of the Nov. 5 election for attorney general today, initiating a court-supervised process for deciding the closest statewide election in modern Virginia history. Obenshain’s lawyers filed the petition in Richmond Circuit Court two days after the state board of elections certified Democrat ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SR 133

    Celebrating the life of the Honorable Dudley J. Emick, Jr.

  • SR 126

    Celebrating the life of the Honorable Joseph Benedict Benedetti.

  • HJ 901

    Commending the Inn at Little Washington.

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  • SJ 371

    Commending Laura Puleo.

  • HJ 862

    Commending Jaclyn Roller Ryan.

  • HJ 855

    Celebrating the life of the Honorable Vincent F. Callahan, Jr.

Recent Votes

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SB 1365

Stricken from Senate calendar

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3085.0
•••No: 514.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 1365

Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by Senate

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 35100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 1365

Stricken from Senate calendar

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2980.0
•••No: 719.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 1450

Conference report agreed to by Senate

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 721

Conference report agreed to by Senate

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 892

Conference report agreed to by Senate

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3697.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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