Del. Chris Obenshain (R-Blacksburg)

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41: County of Fairfax (part)
Took Office
January 2024
Next Election
November 2025
Copatroning Habits
53% of bills he has copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 69% of them are Republicans. Of all of his fellow copatrons of the bills that he copatroned, 55% of them are Republicans.
Bills Passed
0% in 2024
Recent Mentions in the Media

The Roanoke Star: Obenshain Clinches Victory in 41st DistrictRasoul Now Only Democrat in General Assembly West of C-Ville

November 14, 2023 | 3:00 am

The Collegian — University of Richmond: Obenshain wins seat in House over FranklinUniversity of Richmond's Student Newspaper

November 7, 2023 | 3:00 am

WDBJ: Republican Chris Obenshain declares victory in House of Delegates District 41 race

November 7, 2023 | 3:00 am

Roanoke Times: Chris Obenshain wins 41st District state House race

November 7, 2023 | 3:00 am

Cardinal News: Obenshain appears to top Franklin in highly competitive House District 41 election

November 7, 2023 | 3:00 am


  • HB303: Ancillary traffic infractions and civil offenses; certification.
  • HB448: Marijuana presumption; driving or operating a motor vehicle, etc., while intoxicated, penalty.
  • HB449: Child abuse and neglect; mandatory reporters, statute of limitations, penalties.
  • HB450: Fentanyl; manufacturing, selling, giving, distributing, etc., mandatory term of imprisonment.
  • HB451: Enhanced earned sentence credits; eligibility of person convicted of felony drug offenses.
  • HB553: Firearms-related offenses; mandatory minimum sentences, penalty.
  • HB554: Investigation prior to release; input from the attorney for the Commonwealth.
  • HB635: Juveniles; confidentiality of Department records, law-enforcement access, victim notification.
  • HB674: Fentanyl; selling, giving, or distributing a substance that contains two mgs. or more, etc.
  • HB853: Students; Department of Education to establish uniform system of discipline for disruptive behavior.
  • HB1201: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority; budget, operating assistance.
  • HJ23: Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day; designating as April 24, 2024 & each succeeding year thereafter.
  • HJ302: Commending the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University women's basketball team.
  • HJ312: Commending Linsey Chen Marr, Ph.D.
  • HR56: Celebrating the life of Thomas Alvin Lester, Sr.
  • HR57: Commending Jeremy Compton.
  • HR91: Celebrating the life of Joe Morris Lucas.
  • HR92: Celebrating the life of James Riley Montgomery.
  • HR93: Celebrating the life of Serenity Rayne Hawley.
  • HR94: Celebrating the life of Terry Edward Winkle.
  • HR95: Celebrating the life of Nell Frances Doss.
  • HR228: Commending Franklin Craig Meadows.
  • HR229: Commending James Flinchum.
  • HR230: Celebrating the life of Roger Smith.
  • HR231: Commending the Glenvar High School boys' swim and dive team.
  • HR262: Commending the Blacksburg High School boys' swim and dive team.