Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

Senator Ryan McDougle

Republican Caucus Chairman

McDougle for Virginia

P.O. Box 187

Mechanicsville, VA 23111

(804) 730-1026

District 04

All of Caroline, Essex, Lancaster, Middlesex, Northumberland, and Richmond Counties; and part of Hanover, King George, Spotsylvania, and Westmoreland Counties

Meet the Senator: 

Since joining the Senate in 2006, Republican Caucus Chairman Ryan McDougle has established himself as a key leader in the chamber.  Ryan is a lifelong resident of Hanover.  After graduating from James Madison University and earning a law degree from William & Mary, he served as a prosecutor in Hanover before establishing his solo law practice.  After serving in the House of Delegates from 2002-2005, Ryan won a special election to the Senate in 2006.  He then won subsequent full terms in 2007 and 2011.  Ryan is an effective and responsive Senator for 4th District families.

Born: Hanover, Virginia on November 6, 1971
Spouse: Robyn Diehl McDougle
Residence: Hanover County
Profession: Attorney, McDougle Law Firm
Entered Senate: 2006

Previous Elected Offices: 
  • Virginia House of Delegates, 2002-2006
Senate Committee Assignments: 
  • Rules Committee
  • Commerce and Labor Committee
  • Judiciary Committee
  • Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
  • Privileges and Elections Committee
Civic Activities: 
  • Hanover Child Abuse Response Team
  • Hanover Domestic Violence Task Force
District Geography: 
Locality Population % of District
Caroline 28,545 14.1%
Essex 11,151 5.5%
Hanover (part) 74,683 37.0%
King George (part) 5,256 2.6%
Lancaster 11,391 5.6%
Middlesex 10,959 5.4%


12,330 6.1%
Richmond County 9,254 4.6%
Spotsylvania (part) 31,985 15.9%
Westmoreland (part) 6,387 3.2%

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