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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

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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 ...

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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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HB 2070

Passed Senate

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 36100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 1424

Amendments specific and severable

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 00.0
•••No: 38100.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 1424

Constitutional reading dispensed

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 1424

Constitutional reading dispensed

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 1424

Passed Senate

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 37100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 2070

Constitutional reading dispensed

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 36100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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