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Brenda Pogge
Brenda Pogge.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 96
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 7
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2007
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Date of birth03/18/1957
Office website
Campaign website
Brenda L. Pogge is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 96. She was first elected to the chamber in 2007.


Pogge is a realtor.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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


  • HB 1734 Concealed handgun permits; amends various processes, procedures, and requirements for obtaining.
  • HB 1741 Firearms; possession or transportation thereof by persons under the age of 18, penalty.
  • HB 1748 Concealed handgun permit; no requirement for fingerprinting if previously issued permit.[2]

Campaign themes


Pogge's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[3]

  • Improving Transportation
Excerpt: "We need to ensure that the Peninsula receives its fair share of transportation dollars. Those resources are vital if we are going to repair and build new roads, repair our bridges and solve our traffic problems."
  • Improving Education
Excerpt: "Brenda Pogge will work to see that 65% of education funding is spent in the classrooms to pay for books, computers and teachers salaries."
  • Reducing Wasteful Spending
Excerpt: "Government spending has more than doubled over the last 10 years and last year increased by 5%. We are now headed toward a $641 million budget shortfall. The answer is to eliminate wasteful spending not to raise taxes."
  • Defending Our Values
Excerpt: "Brenda will be a reliable vote for traditional values and pro-family legislation. She helped lead the effort to pass the Marriage Amendment which defined marriage as being between one man and one woman."



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Pogge won re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 96. Pogge ran unopposed in the June 11th Democratic Primary. The general election took place on November 5, 2013.[4]


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Pogge won re-election to District 96 of the Virginia House of Delegates. She was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[5]


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Pogge was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates after running unopposed.[6][7]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 96 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Brenda Pogge (R) 21,400

Delegate Pogge addressing AFP dinner

Campaign donors


In 2011, Pogge received $79,427 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brenda Pogge's campaign in 2011
Republican Party Of Virginia$5,552
Alpha Natural Resources$2,000
Patten Wornom Hatten & Diamonstein Lc$1,750
Western Refining$1,500
Total Raised in 2011 $79,427


Listed below are the top five donors to Pogge's 2009 campaign:[9]

Contributor 2009 total
Dominion $3,000
Virginia Dental Association $2,750
Virginia Bankers Association $2,250
Virginia Association of Realtors $2,000
Virginia Optometric Association $2,000


Pogge and her husband, Roger, have five children.

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