Robert B. Bell

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Robert B. Bell
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Electoral District 58
Term Start 2002
Preceded by Paul C. Harris

Biographical Information

Date of birth April 23, 1967
Age 52
Place of birth Palo Alto, CA
Spouse Jessica Rhea Sweeney
Children Evelyn and Robbie (Robert IV)
Residence 5th District
Alma mater University of Virginia (B.A. with High Distinction, 1988);
University of Virginia
School of Law (J.D., 1995)
Religion Methodist
Campaign $ VPAP
Contributions $ VPAP

Robert B. "Rob" Bell III (b. April 23, 1967) has been a member of the Virginia General Assembly since 2002. He represents the 58th district, which includes part of Albemarle County.[1][2] Prior to serving as a member of the General Assembly, Bell was a state prosecutor and the Chairman of the Albemarle County Republican Committee.

Bell ran unopposed in 2003[3].

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Campaign history

Bell announced on December 6, 2011 that he will seek the Republican nomination for Attorney General in the 2013 election. [4] He had raised over $600,000 in donations through the end of 2011. [5] However, he ended up not being his party's nominee that year.

On December 3, 2015, Bell announced that he would seek the Republican nomination for Attorney General in the 2017 election.[6] However, Bell dropped out of the race in November 2016. [7]

District Description

District Map: 58th House District
District Map: 58th House District (57th House District also shown)
District Map: 5th Congressional District Map
District Map: 5th and 6th Congressional District Map
  • Counties of Albemarle (part), Fluvanna (part), Greene, and Rockingham (part)
  • House District: 58th
  • Congressional District: 5th and 6th
  • Congressional District Residence: 5th

2019 SESSION

Previous Committee Assignments

  • Committee Membership[8]
    • Chair: Courts of Justice
    • Health, Welfare and Institutions
    • Commerce and Labor
    • Select Committee on School Safety
    • Privileges and Elections
  • Subcommittee Membership[9]
    • Chair: Health, Welfare and Institutions - Subcommittee #2
    • Courts of Justice - Subcommittee #1
    • Commerce and Labor - Subcommittee #2

Other Commission & Committee Appointments

  • Crime Commission, Virginia State
  • Criminal Justice Diversion
  • Criminal Law Subcommittee
  • House Commerce and Labor
  • House Courts of Justice
  • House Health Welfare and Institutions
  • House Privileges and Elections
  • Mental Health Services in the Twenty-First Century, Joint Subcommittee to Study
  • Prevention and Response Protocol Subcommittee
  • Rappahannock River Basin Commission
  • School Safety, House Select Committee on
  • Sexual and Domestic Violence, Advisory Committee on
  • Student Behavior and Intervention Subcommittee

2011 SESSION

House Privileges and Elections Sub-Committee: #5 Redistricting

  • The members of the state House committee with responsibility for redistricting:
    • Mark L. Cole
    • S. Chris Jones
    • Bob Bell
    • Jackson H. Miller
    • Algie T. Howell, Jr
    • Rosalyn R. Dance

References

  1. Web. Listings of the Virginia House of Delegate, Bob Follek, Dick Kirkland, and Brian Hodges, Commonwealth of Virginia, July 10, 2013, retrieved December 31, 2018.
  2. Virginia House of Delegates Bio
  3. *2003 Election Results Virginia State Board of Elections
  4. Web. Albemarle lawmaker Rob Bell to formally announce attorney general run Tuesday, December 5, 2011, retrieved December 5, 2011.
  5. Web. Candidates, Virginia Public Access Project, retrieved June 28, 2012.
  6. Web. Republican Rob Bell vows to oust Herring as Va. attorney general, Laura Vozzella, Washington Post, December 3, 2015, retrieved June 1, 2016.
  7. Web. Republican Candidate for Attorney General Drops Out, Associated Press, WVIR NBC29 News, November 21, 2016, retrieved November 26, 2016.
  8. Web. Listings of the Virginia House of Delegate, Bob Follek, Dick Kirkland, and Brian Hodges, Commonwealth of Virginia, July 10, 2013, retrieved December 31, 2018.
  9. Web. Listings of the Virginia House of Delegate, Bob Follek, Dick Kirkland, and Brian Hodges, Commonwealth of Virginia, July 10, 2013, retrieved December 31, 2018.

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