Sen. Christie New Craig (R-Chesapeake)

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19: Parts of Chesapeake City and Virginia Beach City
Took Office
January 2024
Next Election
November 2027
Copatroning Habits
64% of bills she has copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 64% of them are Republicans. Of all of her fellow copatrons of the bills that she copatroned, 54% of them are Republicans.
Bills Passed
12.5% in 2024
Recent Mentions in the Media

The Virginian-Pilot: Virginia Senate District 19 winner: Christie New Craig – The Virginian-Pilot

November 7, 2023 | 3:00 am

News 3 WTKR Norfolk: Ahead of Election Day, Gov. Youngkin urges Virginians to 'get the vote out'

November 5, 2023 | 2:00 am WVEC: Virginia 2023 elections: Craig vs Payne in Senate District 19

November 3, 2023 | 3:00 am Candidate Profile: Christie New Craig (Va. Senate District 19)

September 22, 2023 | 3:00 am

The Virginian-Pilot: Senate District 19 candidates: Christie New Craig and Myra Payne

September 21, 2023 | 3:00 am


  • SB58: Retail Sales and Use Tax; establishes an annual tax holiday that takes place in August.
  • SB61: Income tax, state; establishes a subtraction for firefighter benefits.
  • SB73: Photo-monitoring system for traffic signals; retired law-enforcement officials to review violations.
  • SB126: Personal property; tax relief for qualifying vehicles, reimbursement and appropriation.
  • SB130: Virginia Retirement System; service retirement allowance, hazardous duty.
  • SB170: Out-of-school time programs; exemptions from licensure, conditions and requirements.
  • SB171: Zoning; enhanced civil penalties for violations involving nonpermitted commercial uses.
  • SB172: Militia state active duty; cyber-related support.
  • SB173: Adult day care centers; name changes to adult day centers throughout the Code.
  • SB262: Virginia Beach, City of; amending charter, expansion of board of equalization.
  • SB263: Investigation prior to release; input from the attorney for the Commonwealth.
  • SB264: Student online activity data; definition, data collection, monitoring and restrictions.
  • SB548: Virginia Retirement System; return to work, break in service.
  • SB641: Boiler and pressure vessel operators; certification by localities.
  • SB661: Nursing facilities; electronic monitoring in resident rooms.
  • SB689: Casino gaming; cruise ship gaming in the offshore waters of the Commonwealth.
  • SJ38: Commending Amanda L. Newins.
  • SJ39: Commending Scott Chambers.
  • SJ89: Commending Edmund Elliott.
  • SJ235: Commending Rabbi Israel Zoberman.