Chris Peace

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Chris Peace
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Virginia House of Delegates District 97
In office
January 25, 2006 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 9
Base salary$17,640/day
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First electedJanuary 2006
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sHampden-Sydney College
J.D.University of Richmond
Date of birth11/16/1976
Place of birthRichmond, VA
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Chris Peace is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 97 since January 25, 2006.

Peace works as a Multi-state Government Relations Consultant and attorney.[1] He earned his B.A. in English from Hampden-Sydney College and his J.D. from the University of Richmond.

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:


  • HB 1940 Open Education Resource Center Grant Fund; established, development of two-year pilot project.
  • HB 1942 Single-sex education; clarifies manner school boards may establish program in school division.
  • HB 2436 Assault and battery; penalty when against emergency room personnel. [2]

Illegal immigrants in public colleges

Peace pre-filed a bill to be sure those who are in the United States illegally are not admitted to public colleges in Virginia.

“There’s wide-spread sentiment that public benefit should not be going to those who are here illegally,” Peace said.

Peace said he is sponsoring the bill to ensure taxpayers are receiving the benefits of the tax dollars they pay into the state’s institutions of higher learning.

“We’re not trying to be mean-spirited here,” he said. “We’re trying to open our doors to Virginians."[3]



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

Peace is running for re-election to the District 97 seat of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and will be unopposed in the November 8 general election.


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Peace was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [4]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 97 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Chris Peace (R) '

Campaign donors


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

Contributor 2009 total
Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association $4,500
Medical Society of Virginia $3,500
Allen Allen Allen and Allen $3,300
Virginia Association of Realtors $3,000
Virginia Optometric Association $2,790


Peace and his wife, Ashley, have two children.

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Virginia House of Delegates District 97
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