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Walter Stosch
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Virginia Senate District 12
In office
1992 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 23
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$180/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1991
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Date of birth08/18/1936
Place of birthFredericksburg, VA
ProfessionPrincipal Consultant
Office website
Campaign website
Walter A. Stosch (b. August 18, 1936) is a Republican member of the Virginia State Senate, representing District 12. He was first elected to the chamber in 1991. He served as Republican President Pro Tem in the 2012-2013 session. Stosch served as State Senate Majority Leader from 1998 to 2008.

Stosch served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1983 to 1992.


Stosch received a B.S. in accounting and a M.B.A. at the University of Richmond. Stosch is a Certified Public Accounting and Consultant.

Stosch is a principal consultant at Stosch, Dacey & George, P.C.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Stosch won re-election to District 12 of the Virginia State Senate. He was unchallenged in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[1]


See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2007

On Nov. 6, 2007, Stosch won re-election to the 12th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate.[2]

Stosch raised $897,652 for his campaign.[3]

Virginia State Senate, District 12 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Walter Stosch (R) 26,265 97.27%
Write-in 737 2.72%

Campaign donors


In 2011, Stosch received $456,612 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Virginia State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Walter Stosch's campaign in 2011
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association$14,968
Virginia Society Of CPAs$11,500
Wynne, John O$10,000
Total Raised in 2011 $456,612


Below are Stosch's top five campaign contributors in the 2007 election:

Contributor 2007 total
Virginia Senate Leadership Trust $20,249
E. Claiborne Robins Jr. $20,000
Dominion (Energy & Natural Resources) $18,000
Verizon $18,000
Altria $16,545


Stosch was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia on August 18, 1936. Stosch is a member of the Monument Heights Baptist Church.

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Preceded by
Edwina Dalton (R)
Virginia Senate District 12
Succeeded by