C. Todd Gilbert

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Christopher Todd Gilbert, a former prosecutor for Shenandoah County, Virginia [1], is Delegate for House District 15 in the Virginia General Assembly. District 15 includes the counties of Page, Rappahannock, Rockingham (part), and Shenandoah. [2][3]

Gilbert won the "seat left open by retiring incumbent Republican Del. Allen Louderback." [4]

A Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, Republican, Gilbert ran against Democratic candidate Jim Blubaugh [5] in 2005 for the 15th House District. [6]

Issues: Death Penalty Bills 2006

Gilbert has been a Patron on two death penalty bills pending in the Virginia Legislature: [7]

  • HB 782: Elimination of the Triggerman Rule. Patron: Del. C. Todd Gilbert & Sen. Mark D. Obenshain. Summary as introduced: Elimination of the triggerman rule. Eliminates the "triggerman rule," which provides that only the actual perpetrator of a capital murder is eligible for the death penalty, and that accessories and principals in the second degree can only be punished with first degree murder.
  • HB 1311: Capital Murder of a Witness. Patron: C. Todd Gilbert. Summary as introduced: Capital murder of a person assisting in a criminal investigation; penalty. Adds to the list of offenses punishable as capital murder the willful, deliberate and premeditated killing of any person because he is assisting or previously assisted in a criminal investigation or prosecution.

Campaign Information

Contact Information

In-session Address:
General Assembly Building, Room 509
Capitol Square
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: (804) 698-1015
Email: DelTGilbert AT House.state.va.us

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 309
Woodstock, Virginia 22664
Phone: (540) 459-7550

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