David Bulova

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David Bulova
Virginia House of Delegates District 37
In office
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 elected2005
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sCollege of William and Mary
Master'sVirginia Tech, 1996
Date of birth05/06/1969
Place of birthFairfax, VA
ProfessionSenior Planner
ReligionRoman Catholic
Office website
Campaign website
David Bulova is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 37 since 2006.

Bulova currently works as a Senior Planner for AMEC Earth & Environmental Incorporated. He has also been Division Director and Environmental Planner for the Northern Virginia Regional Commission.

He sits on the board of the Center for Watershed Protection, Brain Injury Services, Incorporated, and is co-chair of Middleridge National Night Out.[1]

Bulova earned his B.A. in government from the College of William and Mary in 1991 and his M.P.A. from Virginia Tech in 1996.

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • HB 1993 Highway maintenance funds; requirements for Commonwealth Transportation Board in allocating.
  • HB 1995 Northern Virginia Transportation Authority; adds Cities of Alexandria, etc., to use % of revenues.
  • HB 2406 School records; may be received as evidence in cases involving custody of students, etc. [2]



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Bulova won re-election to District 37 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and defeated Brian Schoeneman (R) in the November 8 general election.[3]

Virginia House of Delegates, District 37 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Bulova Incumbent 59.6% 7,021
     Republican Brian Schoeneman 40.4% 4,752
Total Votes 11,773


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Bulova was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Christopher Declaro and Anna Choi in the General Election. [4]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 37 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Bulova (D) 12,209
Christopher Decarlo (I) 4,471
Anna Choi (I) 1,245


Campaign themes

Bulova's re-election campaign website lists his positions on a number of issues, including:[5]

  • Transportation - "In addition to new construction, we must adequately maintain our existing infrastructure. The current funding formula not only under-funds maintenance, it is also unfair to Northern Virginia."
  • Energy - "I successfully passed HB 1994 to increase Virginia’s renewable energy goal to 15% by the year 2025. This legislation, and others like it, will protect consumers in the long-run from volatile energy prices caused by our reliance on fossil fuels."
  • Illegal immigration - "I have consistently supported common-sense measures to strengthen penalties against businesses that knowingly violate our immigration laws and to ensure that our State agencies are sharing information on immigration status."

Bulova's answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2007 National Political Awareness Test are available. He did not answer the question asking his top priorities.[6]

Campaign donors


The top 5 donors to Bulova's 2009 campaign:[7]

Contributor 2009 total
Suzann W. Matthews $5,000
Northern Virginia Realtors $5,000
Virginia Beer Wholesalers Assoc $3,250
Virginia Assoc of Realtors $3,000
Rick Kapani $2,500


Bulova and his wife, Gretchen, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Virginia House of Delegates District 37
Succeeded by