Bobby Orrock

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Bobby Orrock
Bobby Orrock.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 54
In office
1990 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 25
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1989
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Master'sVirginia State University, 1988
Date of birth11/13/1955
Place of birthFredericksburg, VA
Office website
Campaign website
Bobby Orrock is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 54 since 1990.

A teacher by profession, Orrock currently works with the Ladysmith Volunteer Rescue Squad as a Cardiac Technician.[1] He earned his B.S. in agricultural education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1978 and his M.Ed. in agricultural education from Virginia State University in 1988.

Committee assignments


In the 2012-2013 session, Orrock has been appointed to the following committees:


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

  • HB 1675 Pedestrians; grants counties same authority as cities & towns to prohibit loitering on bridges, etc.
  • HB 2097 Animal shelter and pounds; allowed to purchase, etc., certain controlled substances for euthanizing.
  • HB 2099 George Washington Toll Road Authority; created, encompasses City of Fredericksburg, etc.[2]



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Orrock won re-election to District 54 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and defeated Matthew Simpson (I) the November 8 general election.[3]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 54 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBobby Orrock Incumbent 74.5% 11,338
     Independent Matthew Simpson 25.5% 3,874
Total Votes 15,212


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Orrock was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He ran unopposed. [4]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 54 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bobby Orrock (R) 17,560


Campaign themes

Orrock's official website describes him as:

"A strong supporter of Virginia values, Bobby worked to pass the Defense of Marriage Act that defines marriage as between one man and one woman. He has also supported voluntary prayers in schools, ensuring prayer at public meetings and posting the motto 'In God We Trust' in public buildings. Bobby believes in protecting life by supporting parental notification for minors who seek abortions, and opposing state funding of abortions and partial-birth abortions."[5]

Campaign donors


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

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association $3,000
Virginia Dental Assoc $2,750
Virginia Assoc of Realtors $2,500
Dominion $2,000
Alpha Natural Resources $2,000


Orrock and his wife, Betsy, have three children.

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