Robert B. Bell

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Robert B. Bell

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 Robert IV
Alma mater University of Virginia,
University of Virginia
School of Law
Profession Lawyer
Religion Methodist
Campaign $ VPAP
Contributions $ VPAP

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

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Bell ran unopposed in 2003[2].

Campaign history

Bell announced on December 6, 2011 that he will seek the Republican nomination for Attorney General in the 2013 election. [3] He had raised over $600,000 in donations through the end of 2011. [4] 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.[5] However, Bell dropped out of the race in November 2016. [6]


  1. Virginia House of Delegates Bio
  2. *2003 Election Results Virginia State Board of Elections
  3. Web. Albemarle lawmaker Rob Bell to formally announce attorney general run Tuesday, December 5, 2011, retrieved December 5, 2011.
  4. Web. Candidates, Virginia Public Access Project, retrieved June 28, 2012.
  5. Web. Republican Rob Bell vows to oust Herring as Va. attorney general, Laura Vozzella, Washington Post, December 3, 2015, retrieved June 1, 2016.
  6. Web. Republican Candidate for Attorney General Drops Out, Associated Press, WVIR NBC29 News, November 21, 2016, retrieved November 26, 2016.

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