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Dick Saslaw

Dick Saslaw has served in the Virginia Senate since 1980. He served in the House of Delegates from 1976-80.
Democrat

Currently represents State Senate District 35

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Dick Saslaw has served in the Virginia Senate since 1980. He served in the House of Delegates from 1976-80.

Political Party: Democrat
(55% of legislators are Democrat)

Race: Caucasian
(78% of legislators are Caucasian)

Gender: Male
(70% of legislators are male)

Age: 80
(19% of legislators are Over 65)

Length of Service: Member since 1980; 44 years of service
(12% of legislators have served for more than 20 years)

Margin of Victory: Uncontested
(30% 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: Bachelors Degree
(31% of legislators have similar education)

Undergrad Public / Private: State University
(49% of legislators have a similar undergraduate education)

Attorney: No
(69% of legislators are not attorneys)

Military: Veteran
(16% of legislators have a similar military background)

Occupation: Business People / Gasoline Retailer, Amerasia Corp
(23% of legislators have a similar occupation)

Stocks/Investments: Greater than $1,000,000
(0% of legislators have similar value of stocks/investments)

Real Estate: Owns property that generates rental income or used for business
(46% of legislators have similar real estate holdings)



Floor Vote Participation 99%
Close Votes 462
Abstentions 1
Present but Not Voting 14
Changed Votes 0
Voting Unity
Democratic Caucus 92%
Northern Virginia Delegation 96%