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|Virginia House of Delegates District 2|
|Master's||Tulane University and University of Phoenix|
|Years of service||30|
|Place of birth||New Orleans, LA|
Dudenhefer earned his Bachelor's in economics from LSU, his Master's in business administration from Tulane University, and his Master's in computer information systems from the University of Phoenix.
Dudenhefer served in the United States Marine Corps, retiring after 30 years of service as a Colonel.
On November 8, 2011, Dudenhefer won election to District 2 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and defeated Esteban Garces (D) in the November 8 general election.
Excerpt: "As our Delegate, Mark will advocate for funding for the widening of Rt. 1 in Prince William and Stafford counties, fair funding allocations to local governments to fix secondary road problems and he will work with the DoD to mitigate BRAC related traffic congestion."
Excerpt: "As our Delegate in Richmond, Mark will be guided by the principles of free enterprise and entrepreneurship. Mark understands that government doesn't create jobs; only the private sector and hard working individuals with the entrepreneurial spirit create jobs."
- Taxes and Spending
Excerpt: "Mark believes that government should focus on its core services and infrastructure, and that's what he'll fight for in Richmond."
Excerpt: "As out Delegate, Mark will fight to make sure that more of every dollar is directed to the classroom where it can most improve educational opportunities, attract and retain quality teachers, provide in-classroom tools teachers need and give parents a greater say in their child's education."
Excerpt: "Mark shares our values and will stand up to protect families, the right to life and the 2nd Amendment."
Dudenhefer was endorsed by the "Washington Post" in October 2011.
Dudenhefer and wife, Kay, have three children.