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Revision as of 20:04, 11 August 2011

Bob Brink
Virginia House of Delegates District 48
Incumbent
Assumed office
1998
Current term ends
January 2012
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislative Consultant
Website House site


Bob Brink is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 48 since 1998.

Since 1997 Brink has worked as a Legislative Consultant. Prior to his election to the House, he served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General with the United States Department of Justice (1993-1997), and Deputy General Counsel, Judiciary Committee, United States House of Representatives (1989-1993).[1]


Delegate Brink on tax relief

Issue positions

Brink's official website lists his positions on a several issues, including:[2]

  • Personal Freedom - "Preserving a woman’s right to choose," "Safeguarding the individual’s right to make end-of-life decisions," and "Standing up for the civil rights of all Virginians, regardless of their sexual orientation."
  • Transportation and Environment: "Advocating transit as a key to solving Northern Virginia's gridlock," "Backing land use policies that promote "smart growth," and "Protecting the Chesapeake, our wetlands, and other fragile ecosystems."

Brink's answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2007 National Political Awareness Test are available. The test provides voters with a candidate's views on a number of issues. Brink did not answer the question asking his top priorities.[3]

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • Transportation
    • Subcommittee #3
    • Subcommittee #4
  • Appropriations
    • Capital Outlay Subcommittee
    • Health and Human Resources Subcommittee
    • Technology Oversight and Government Activities Subcommittee

  • HB 1793 Citizen Advisory Redistricting Board; created.
  • HB 2007 Indoor Clean Air Act; smoking in restaurants in Northern Virginia.
  • HB 2389 Cigarette tax and tobacco products tax; increased.[4]

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

Brink is running for re-election to the District 48 seat of the Virginia House of Delegates. He is unopposed in the August 23 primary and the November 8 general election.

2009

In 2009, Brink was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Aaron Ringel in the General Election. [5]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 48 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Brink (D) 15,366
Aaron Ringel (R) 9,265

Campaign donors

2009

The top 5 donors to Brink's 2009 campaign:[6]

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Democratic Party $11,929
Dominion $4,500
Virginia Bankers Assoc $4,183
ActBlue $3,530
ReElect Senator Mary Margaret Whipple $3,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 48
1998–present
Succeeded by
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