Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

Senator Steve Newman

Republican Leader Pro Tempore

Friends of Steve Newman

P.O. Box 480

Forest, VA 24551

(434) 385-1065

District 23

All of Botetourt and Craig Counties; all of the City of Bedford; part of Bedford, Campbell, and Roanoke Counties; and part of the City of Lynchburg

Meet the Senator: 

As the Vice Chairman of the Senate Republican Caucus, Senator Steve Newman is a key Republican leader in the Virginia Senate.  Having worked his way up from Lynchburg City Council to the House of Delegates to the Virginia Senate, Steve has been serving the people of Lynchburg and the surrounding area for over 20 years.  During his time in the Senate, Steve has been an advocate for business interests, transportation improvements, and the values important to his district.

Born: Stuart, Virginia on October 15, 1964
Spouse: Kim Newman
Residence: Bedford County
Profession: Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Delta Star, Inc.
Entered Senate: 1996

Previous Elected Offices: 
  • Lynchburg City Council, 1988-1991
  • Virginia House of Delegates, 1992-1996
Senate Committee Assignments: 
  • Commerce and Labor Committee
  • Education and Health Committee
  • Finance and Appropriations Committee
  • Transportation Committee
District Geography: 
Locality Population % of District
Bedford City 6,222 3.1%
Bedford County (part) 63,811 31.8%


33,148 16.5%
Campbell (part) 44,427 22.1%
Craig 5,190 2.6%
Lynchburg (part) 33,849 16.9%
Roanoke County (part) 14,086 7.0%

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