Sen. Saddam Azlan Salim (D-Fairfax)

Photo of Saddam Azlan Salim
37: All of Fairfax City and Falls Church City; parts of Fairfax County
Took Office
January 2024
Next Election
November 2027
Copatroning Habits
78% of bills he has copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 89% of them are Democrats. Of all of his fellow copatrons of the bills that he copatroned, 62% of them are Democrats.
Bills Passed
23.8% in 2024
Recent Mentions in the Media

Falls Church News Press: Senator Saddam Salim’s Richmond Report: April 2024

April 11, 2024 | 3:00 am

Patch: 2 Anti-Gun Violence Bills Submitted By Fairfax Senator Vetoed

March 27, 2024 | 3:00 am

Patch: Tysons Casino Dominates Discussion At Vienna Town Hall Meeting

February 12, 2024 | 3:00 am

Crypto Times: Virginia Senator Introduces Cryptocurrency Rights Bill

February 12, 2024 | 3:00 am

Patch: VA Lawmakers Host Town Hall Meetings In Vienna, Falls Church Saturday

February 9, 2024 | 3:00 am

From the Legislator’s Website

Sen Salim's Senate Spotlight - Vol. 1: Issue 2

January 27, 2024

Sen. Salim Statement on SB675

January 24, 2024
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2024 Contact: [email protected] RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Over the last week, I have had the...

Senator-Elect Salim Declares Victory

November 8, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8th, 2023 TYSONS, VA - Tonight, Saddam Salim was elected as the Democratic Senator for Virginia Senate...

FALLS CHURCH NEWS PRESS: F.C.’s Upset Winner! Salim’s Surprise Senate Sweep!

June 27, 2023
by Nicholas F. Benton Falls Church News-Press In a major upset, Fairfax Young Democrats leader Saddam Azlan Salim won Tuesday’s...


  • SB21: Students with disabilities; SCHEV to study process used to determine eligibility for accommodations.
  • SB55: Firearms; waiting period for purchase, penalty.
  • SB57: Concealed handgun; carrying onto the premises of any restaurant, penalty.
  • SB304: Zoning; development and use of accessory dwelling units.
  • SB305: Gas-powered leaf blowers; local prohibition or regulation, civil penalty.
  • SB306: Invasive plant species; requirements for retail sales.
  • SB312: Independent Living Community Ombudsman, Office of; established.
  • SB315: Voter registration; registration of DMV customers, updates to existing registration.
  • SB316: Trees; Town of Vienna allowed to require subdivision/development provide for preservation, etc.
  • SB319: Firearms; purchase, etc., following an assault & battery against a person in dating relationship.
  • SB327: Assault firearms; age requirement for purchase, penalty.
  • SB332: Misdemeanor; maximum term of confinement.
  • SB333: State plan for medical assistance services; fertility preservation treatments, etc.
  • SB334: Plea agreements and court orders; prohibited provisions.
  • SB335: Health insurance; coverage for fertility preservation treatments.
  • SB338: Gun violence; JLARC to study effects on communities.
  • SB339: Blockchain technology, digital asset mining, etc.; Jt. Commission on Technology & Science to study.
  • SB340: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; exclusions from mandatory disclosure, purchase card statement.
  • SB439: Blockchain and cryptocurrency; Joint Commission on Technology & Science to examine use, etc.
  • SB592: Preferred Drug List/Common Core Formulary; approval of a nonpreferred drug.
  • SB649: Line of Duty Act; increases payment of benefits.
  • SR105: Commending Janet Muldoon.
  • SR106: Celebrating the life of Carol DeLong.
  • SR107: Commending Zoya Bitici.
  • SR108: Celebrating the life of John Mason.