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
(49% of legislators are Democrat)

Race: Caucasian
(81% of legislators are Caucasian)

Gender: Male
(74% of legislators are male)

Age: 79
(18% of legislators are Over 65)

Length of Service: Member since 1980; 43 years of service
(15% of legislators have served for more than 20 years)

Margin of Victory: Won by 10% or More
(47% of legislators had this margin of victory in their last General Assembly election)

Birth State: District of Columbia
(46% of legislators were born outside of Virginia)

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

Education Level: Bachelors Degree
(33% of legislators have similar education)

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

Attorney: No
(59% of legislators are not attorneys)

Military: Veteran
(19% of legislators have a similar military background)

Occupation: Business People / Gasoline Retailer, Amerasia Corp
(22% 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
(49% of legislators have similar real estate holdings)



Floor Vote Participation 99%
Close Votes 87
Abstentions 2
Present but Not Voting 9
Changed Votes 0
Voting Unity
Democratic Caucus 97%
Northern Virginia Delegation 98%