Richard Bell, Virginia legislator
|Virginia House of Delegates District 20|
|January 13, 2010 - Present|
|January 8, 2014|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 3, 2009|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
|Service/branch||United States Navy Hospital Corp|
|Years of service||6|
|Place of birth||Staunton, VA|
|Profession||High School Special Education Teacher (retired)|
Bell is a retired high school special education teacher.
In the 2012-2013 session, Bell served on the following committees:
In the 2010-2011 session, Bell served on the following committees:
- Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
- Agriculture Subcommittee
- Standards of Quality Subcommittee
- Teachers and Administrative Action Subcommittee
- Health, Welfare and Institutions
- Subcommittee #1
Bell is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 20. Bell ran unopposed in the June 11th Republican Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
Bell is running for re-election to the District 20 seat of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and will be opposed by Laura Kleiner in the November 8 general election.
|Virginia House of Delegates, District 20 General Election, 2011|
|Republican||Richard Bell Incumbent||71.1%||9,522|
In 2009, Bell was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He defeated Erik Curren in the General Election. 
|Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 20 (2009)|
|Richard Bell (R)||15,086|
|Erik Curren (D)||6,092|
In 2011, Bell received $106,460 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Richard Bell, Virginia legislator's campaign in 2011|
|Opportunity Virginia PAC||$5,000|
|Majority Leader PAC||$3,000|
|Mrs Rowes Restaurant||$2,090|
|Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2011||$106,460|
|Total Votes received in 2011||9,522|
|Cost of each vote received||$11.18|
In 2009, Bell received $69,544 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Virginia House of Delegates 2009 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Richard Bell, Virginia legislator's campaign in 2009|
|Chris Saxman For Delegate||16,250|
|Bell, Mary M||3,000|
|Virginia Dental Association||3,000|
|Valley Leadership Trust||3,000|
|Howell For Delegate||2,005|
|Total Raised in 2009||69,544|
- What the People of the 20th Want
Excerpt: "Voters in the 20th District want representatives who listen to them and act on their behalf. They want individual freedom to conduct their own lives and make personal choices. They want to raise their families without excessive government interference, and they want to feel safe in their neighborhoods and their homes. They want a representative who reflects their family values, their work ethic and who understands their hopes, their fears and their dreams. The people of the 20th District want and deserve good government, and I’ll see that they get it!"
Bell and his wife, Anne, have two children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Richard + Bell + Virginia + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.
- Official campaign site
- Virginia House of Delegates Biography
- Virginia Public Access Project profile
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Richard Bell on Facebook
|Virginia House of Delegates District 20
| Succeeded by|
State of Virginia
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Auditor of Public Accounts | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Secretary of Natural Resources | Commissioner of Labor and Industry | Chairman of State Corporation Commission |