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Barbara Comstock
Barbara Comstock.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 34
In office
January 13, 2010 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 5
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 3, 2009
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sMiddlebury College
J.D.Georgetown University Law Center
ProfessionFounding Partner, Corallo Comstock
Office website
Campaign website
Barbara J. Comstock is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 34. She was first elected to the chamber in 2009.


Comstock earned her B.A. in political science from Middlebury College and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Comstock is a founding partner of Corallo Comstock. She previously worked as a Blank Rome, LLP and Blank Rome Government Relations, LLC.

Committee assignments


In the 2012-2013 session, Comstock served on the following committees:


In the 2010-2011 session, Comstock served on the following committees:




See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Comstock is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 34. Comstock ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Comstock won re-election to District 34 of the Virginia House of Delegates. She was uncontested in the August 23 primary and defeated Pamela Danner (D) in the November 8 general election.[1]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 34 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Comstock Incumbent 54.8% 11,628
     Democratic Pamela Danner 45.2% 9,573
Total Votes 21,201


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Comstock was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. She defeated incumbent Margaret Vanderhye in the General Election. [2]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 34 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Comstock (R) 12,636
Margaret Vanderhye (D) 12,214

Campaign donors


In 2011, Comstock received $898,370 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Barbara Comstock's campaign in 2011
Virginia Republican Party$107,177
Dominion Leadership Trust$104,104
Opportunity Virginia PAC$35,101
Howell For Delegate$35,000
Singer, Paul$25,000
Total Raised in 2011 $898,370
Total Votes received in 2011 11,628
Cost of each vote received $77.26


The top five donors to Comstock's 2009 campaign:[4]

Contributor 2009 total
Republican Party of Virginia $130,577
Dominion Leadership Trust $28,075
Paul Singer $25,000
Presidential Coalition LLC $15,000
Bob J. Perry $3,500



In 2013, Comstock’s endorsements included the following:

  • Virginia Association of Realtors[5]
  • Virginia Farm Bureau Federation[6]
  • Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce NOVABizPAC[7]

Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Barbara Comstock endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [8]


Barbara and her husband, Chip, have three children.

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Preceded by
Margaret Vanderhye
Virginia House of Delegates District 34
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