Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

Senator Bill Carrico

Bill Carrico for Senate

P.O. Box 1100

Galax, VA 24333

(276) 236-0098

District 40

All of Grayson, Lee, Scott, and Washington Counties; all of the City of Bristol; and part of Smyth, Wise, and Wythe Counties

Meet the Senator: 

A lifelong resident of Southwest Virginia, Senator Bill Carrico served the region in the House of Delegates for ten years before winning election to the Senate in 2011.  As a retired state trooper, Bill has worked in the General Assembly on public safety issues and has developed a reputation as a reliable conservative voice.  In the Senate, Bill fights for low taxes, improved education, rural economic development, and promotion of coal and agriculture.  His local roots and leadership experience make him an effective voice for Southwest Virginia families.

Born: Marion, Virginia on November 6, 1961
Spouse: Paula Carrico
Residence: Grayson County
Profession: Retired Virginia State Trooper
Entered Senate: 2012

Previous Elected Offices: 
  • Virginia House of Delegates, 2002-2012
Senate Committee Assignments: 
  • Transportation Committee, Chairman
  • Education and Health Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Rules Committee
Civic Activities: 
  • Cliffview Church of God, Elder
  • Virginia State Police Association
  • Fraternal Order of Police, Galax Chapter
District Geography: 
Locality Population % of Population
Bristol 17,835 9.0%
Grayson 15,533 7.9%
Lee 25,587 12.9%
Scott 23,177 11.7%
Smyth (part) 26,287 13.2%
Washington 54,876 27.6%
Wise (part) 22,000 11.1%
Wythe (part) 13,163 6.6%

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