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Robert H. Brink

Robert H. Brink
Brink in 2010
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 48th district
Assumed office
January 14, 1998
Preceded by Julia A. Connally
Personal details
Born (1946-11-27) November 27, 1946 (age 67)
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Deborah Harrison Schanck (divorced)
Children David, Eliza
Residence Arlington County, Virginia
Alma mater College of William and Mary
Monmouth College
Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Profession Lawyer
Committees Appropriations
Privileges and Elections
Religion Christian
Military service
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1969–71
Battles/wars Vietnam War

Robert Hendricks "Bob" Brink (born November 27, 1946) is an American politician. He has served in the Virginia House of Delegates since 1998, representing the 48th district in the Arlington and Fairfax County suburbs of Washington, D.C. Brink is a member of the Democratic Party.[1]

Brink has served on the House committees on Appropriations (2006–), Chesapeake and Its Tributaries (1998–1999), Courts of Justice (2004–2005), Health, Welfare and Institutions (1998–2001), Labor and Commerce (1998–2001), Militia and Police (1998–1999), Privileges and Elections (2002–2009 and 2013–), Science and Technology (1998–2004) and Transportation (2008–).[2]

Electoral history

Date Election Candidate Party Votes  %
Virginia House of Delegates, 48th district
Jun 10, 1997[3] Democratic primary Robert H. Brink 2,722 64.08
David W. Roberts 1,526 35.92
Nov 4, 1997[4] General Robert H. Brink Democratic 11,510 57.77
S. John Massoud Republican 7,156 35.91
R. D. "Dick" Smith Virginia Reform 1,242 6.23
Write Ins 17 0.09
Julia A. Connally retired; seat stayed Democratic
Nov 2, 1999[5] General R H Brink Democratic 9,759 62.78
S J Massoud Republican 5,783 37.20
Write Ins 3 0.02
Nov 6, 2001[6] General R H Brink Democratic 14,652 64.54
V K Williams Republican 8,043 35.43
Write Ins 6 0.03
Nov 4, 2003[7] General R H Brink Democratic 9,074 60.86
S V Sass Republican 5,821 39.04
Write Ins 15 0.10
Nov 8, 2005[8] General R H Brink Democratic 19,703 97.51
Write Ins 503 2.49
Nov 6, 2007[9] General Robert H. Brink Democratic 10,947 97.23
Write Ins 311 2.76
Nov 3, 2009[10] General Robert H. Brink Democratic 15,366 62.31
Aaron E. Ringel Republican 9,265 37.57
Write Ins 26 0.10
Nov 8, 2011[11] General Robert H. Brink Democratic 11,492 68.28
Kathy D. Gillette-Mallard 4,081 24.24
Janet Murphy Independent Green 1,153 6.85
Write Ins 103 0.61

2013 Election

During the 2013 Virginia House of Delegates election, Robert's incumbency will be challenged by the Libertarian Party nominee, Lindsey Bolton.


External links

  • (campaign finance)
  • Project Vote Smart - Representative Robert Brink (VA) profile
  • Follow the Money - Robert H. Brink
    • 1999 campaign contributions
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