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David Englin
David Englin.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 45
In office
2006 - August 31, 2012
Years in position 9
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2005
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUnited States Air Force Academy, 1996
Master'sKennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1998
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service8
Date of birth08/15/1974
Place of birthFrankfurt, Germany
Office website
Campaign website
David Englin was a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 45 from 2006-2012. He announced that he would not seek re-election for a fifth term in 2013 and resigned his seat effective August 31, 2012. [1][2]

Prior to his election to the House, Englin served as an Officer in the United States Air Force from 1996-2004, and a cadet from 1992-1996.[3] He earned his B.S. in history from the United States Air Force Academy in 1996 and his M.P.P. from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in 1998.

Committee assignments


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


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

  • HB 1624 Code of student conduct; bullying, harassment, etc., for Bd. of Ed. to include in model policy.
  • HB 1692 Indoor Clean Air Act; prohibits smoking in all indoor restaurants and bar and lounge areas in State.
  • HB 2373 Birth control prescriptions; pharmacist who refuses to fill ensure patient treated nonjudgmentally.[4]



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Englin won re-election to District 45 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed the November 8 general election.[5]


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Englin was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Vicki Vasques in the General Election. [6]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 45 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Englin (D) 16,452
Vicki Vasques (R) 10,410


Campaign themes

On his official website Englin outlines his agenda:[7]

  • Build an Economy that Works for Everyone
  • Quality, Affordable Health Care
  • Strengthen Public Education
  • Stand Up for the Rights of All Virginians
  • Fight for Northern Virginia
Englin's answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2005 National Political Awareness Test are available. When asked his top priorities, he said,
"My top priorities are strengthening public education, reducing the cost of health care, making housing more affordable, defending the rights of all Virginians, and addressing the unique needs of Northern Virginia, including transportation and securing clean air and clean water. I have laid out an agenda for progressive tax reform that will make our tax system more fair and give us the resources we need to make these critical investments in the future."[8]

Delegate Englin on school funding

Campaign donors


In 2011, Englin received $229,314 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Englin's campaign in 2011
Virginia Democratic Party$16,900
Bell, Richard J$5,000
Dugger Iii, Robert Henry$5,000
Bell, Richard J$5,000
Total Raised in 2011 $229,314


The top 5 donors to Englin's 2009 campaign:[10]

Contributor 2009 total
Democratic Party of Virginia $26,043
Richard J. Bell $10,000
Jennifer L. Walker $10,000
Richard J. Bell $8,500
Robert Henry Dugger III $5,000


Englin and his wife, Shayna, have one son, Caleb. In April 2012, Englin admitted that he had been unfaithful to his wife and that the couple was separating. [1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Virginia House of Delegates District 45
2006–August 31, 2012
Succeeded by
Rob Krupicka