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  }}{{TOCnestright}}'''Rob Bell''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 58 since 2002. He has also declared his candidacy for [[Attorney General of Virginia|attorney general]] in 2013.<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/virginia-politics/post/del-bell-to-run-for-virginia-attorney-general/2011/12/05/gIQAiu71WO_blog.html ''Washington Post,'' "Del. Bell to run for Virginia attorney general," December 5, 2011]</ref>
{{TOCnestright}}'''Rob Bell''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 58 since 2002.
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Bell's professional experience includes working as an attorney, state prosecutor, and legal representative.  He earned his B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1988 and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1995.
 
Bell's professional experience includes working as an attorney, state prosecutor, and legal representative.  He earned his B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1988 and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1995.

Revision as of 17:49, 13 January 2012

Rob Bell
Rob Bell.JPG
Current candidacy
Running for Attorney General of Virginia
General election2013
Current office
Virginia House of Delegates District 58
In office
2002 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 12
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First elected2001
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Virginia
J.D.University of Virginia School of Law, 1995
Personal
Birthday04/23/1967
Place of birthPalo Alto, CA
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Rob Bell is a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 58 since 2002. He has also declared his candidacy for attorney general in 2013.[1]

Bell's professional experience includes working as an attorney, state prosecutor, and legal representative. He earned his B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1988 and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1995.

Issue positions

Bell's official website lists his main issues as mental health reform, better schools, and public safety.[2] He has worked to pass laws in each area:

  • Mental health reform - "established clear lines of responsibility and oversight over those receiving outpatient care," "revised standard for involuntary commitment," and "colleges can inform parents when their child might seriously harm himself or others."
  • Better schools - "Ban criminal sex offenders from schools during school hours," "Require schools to establish bullying prevention programs," "Require schools to notify parents when a child is a victim of a crime," and "Require additional background checks for school teachers."
  • Public safety - "New drunk driving laws crack down on repeat offenders and “super drunk” drivers," "Laws to mandate jail for drunks who drive with children in the car," "Laws to promote prosecution of child pornographers and sexual predators," and "Laws to keep violent sexual predators off of school property during school hours."

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • HB 2391 Foreign service; search warrant for electronic communications.
  • HB 2404 Virginia Universities Clean Energy Development and Economic Stimulus Foundation; created.
  • HB 2650 Citizens' Right to Know: Pretrial Release Act; pretrial agencies keep detailed record & case record.[3]

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Bell won re-election to District 58 of the Virginia House of Delegates. He was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed the November 8 general election.[4]

2009

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, Bell was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [5]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 58 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Rob Bell (R) 18,402
Cynthia Neff (D) 8,948

Delegate Bell at a tax day tea party

Campaign donors

2009

The top 5 donors to Bell's 2009 campaign:[6]

Contributor 2009 total
Piedmont Leadership PAC $314,544
Richard B Gilliam Sr. $30,000
R. Ted Weschler $16,000
Barbara J. Fried $10,000
Fort Hill Limited Partnership $10,000

Personal

Bell and his wife, Jessica, have one child.

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Preceded by
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Virginia House of Delegates District 58
2002–present
Succeeded by
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