Chap Petersen

Chap Petersen has served in the Virginia Senate since 2008.
Democrat

Currently represents State Senate District 34

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Chap Petersen has served in the Virginia Senate since 2008.

Political Party: Democrat
(54% of legislators are Democrat)

Race: Caucasian
(79% of legislators are Caucasian)

Gender: Male
(70% of legislators are male)

Age: 53
(26% of legislators are 46-55)

Length of Service: Member since 2008; 17 years of service
(16% of legislators have served for 13-20 years)

Margin of Victory: Uncontested
(29% of legislators had this margin of victory in their last General Assembly election)

Birth State: District of Columbia
(51% of legislators were born outside of Virginia)

Region: District Office Area Code 571 / 703
(28% of legislators represent this region)

Education Level: Law Degree
(29% of legislators have similar education)

Undergrad Public / Private: Private University; Williams College
(39% of legislators have a similar undergraduate education)

Attorney: Yes
(28% of legislators are attorneys)

Military: Non-Military
(83% of legislators have a similar military background)

Occupation: Lawyers / Attorney, Surovell Isaacs & Levy PLC
(22% of legislators have a similar occupation)

Stocks/Investments: Between $500,001 and $999,999
(16% of legislators have similar value of stocks/investments)

Real Estate: Owns property that generates rental income or used for business
(44% of legislators have similar real estate holdings)



Floor Vote Participation 99%
Close Votes 237
Abstentions 9
Present but Not Voting 12
Changed Votes 0
Voting Unity
Democratic Caucus 67%
Northern Virginia Delegation 87%