President pro tempore of the Senate of Virginia

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The President pro tempore of the Senate of Virginia is a Virginia constitutional office whose role is to serve as the leader of the Senate of Virginia in the absence of the Lieutenant Governor. The office is established in Article IV, Section 7 of the Constitution of Virginia.[1] The current office holder is Walter Stosch.

List of presidents pro tempore[edit]

General Assembly President pro tempore Party District Term start Term end
1908-1909
1910-1911
1912-1913
1914-1915
Edward Echols Democratic 9th January 8, 1908 December 19, 1914
1914-1915
1916-1917
1918-1919
C. Harding Walker Democratic 34th January 13, 1915 January 14, 1920
1920-1921
1922-1923
1924-1925
1926-1927
1928-1929
1930-1931
1932-1933
1934-1935
1936-1937
Saxon W. Holt Democratic January 14, 1920 January 12, 1938
1938-1939
1940-1941
1942-1943
Henry T. Wickham Democratic January 12, 1938 March 5, 1943
1944-1945
1946-1947
1948-1949
Robert O. Norris, Jr. Democratic January 10, 1945 January 11, 1950
1950-1951 Morton G. Goode Democratic January 11, 1950 January 9, 1952
1952-1953 Robert C. Vaden Democratic January 9, 1952 January 13, 1954
1954-1955 Walter C. Caudill Democratic January 13, 1954 January 11, 1956
1956-1957
1958-1959
1960-1961
1962-1963
1964-1965
Charles T. Moses Democratic January 11, 1956 November 17, 1964
1966-1967
1968-1969
1970-1971
James D. Hagood Democratic January 12, 1966 January 12, 1972
1972-1973
1974-1975
1976-1977
1978-1979
1980-1981
1982-1983
1984-1985
1986-1987
Edward E. Willey, Sr. Democratic January 12, 1972 July 17, 1986
1986-1987 William F. Parkerson, Jr. Democratic 12th July 18, 1986 January 13, 1988
1988-1989
1990-1991
1992-1993
1994-1995
1996-1997
1998-1999
Stanley C. Walker Democratic 6th January 13, 1988 January 12, 2000
2000-2001
2002-2003
2004-2005
2006-2007
John H. Chichester Republican 28th January 12, 2000 January 9, 2008
2008-2009
2010-2011
Charles J. Colgan Democratic 29th January 9, 2008 January 11, 2012
2012-2013 Walter A. Stosch Republican 12th January 12, 2012 January 28, 2014
2014 (part) Charles J. Colgan Democratic 29th January 29, 2014 June 23, 2014
2014-2016 Walter A. Stosch Republican 12th June 23, 2014 Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Constitution of Virginia". Division of Legislative Automated Systems. Retrieved 19 March 2015.