Ben (Ben) Cline (R-USH06)
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Capitol: 202.225.5431
FAX: 540.857.2675
District: 540.546.0876
Representative
Room 2443 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-4606

Residence: Lexington, VA
Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Elizabeth R.   DOB: 2/29/1972
Committee Assignments
Co-ChairCongressional Songwriters Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Transparency Caucus
ChairmanHouse Subcommittee on Responsiveness and Accountability to Oversight
FC MemberCongressional Creative Rights Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cut Flower Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Trademark Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Chicken Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
FC MemberCongressional Bipartisan Rural Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Appalachian National Scenic Trail Caucus
FC MemberCongressional 5G Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
FC MemberValue Actions Team
FC MemberBipartisan FFA Caucus
FC MemberProblem Solvers Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Budget
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberSecond Amendment Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on the Administrative State, Regulatory Reform, and Antitrust
FC MemberInternational Conservation Caucus (ICC)
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Life Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on the Judiciary
FC MemberCongressional Rural Broadband Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Counties Representing
Amherst / Augusta / Bath / Bedford / Botetourt / Buena Vista City / Harrisonburg City / Highland / Lexington City / Lynchburg City / Page / Roanoke City / Roanoke / Rockbridge / Rockingham / Shenandoah / Staunton City / Warren / Waynesboro City

Bio

Ben Cline represents Virginia's 6th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he is a member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, the House Committee on Appropriations and the House Committee on the Budget. He previously served as a Member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 24th District from 2002-2018. In the Virginia House, Cline chaired the Committee on Militia, Police, and Public Safety.

Prior to his election to the House of Representatives in 2018, Ben was an attorney in private practice. From 2007 until 2013, he served as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for Rockingham County and the City of Harrisonburg.

Ben also worked for Congressman Bob Goodlatte, beginning as a member of his legislative staff in 1994 and ultimately serving as the Congressman's Chief of Staff.

Ben grew up in Rockbridge County, Virginia, and is a 1990 graduate of Lexington High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Bates College and his law degree from the University of Richmond. Ben and his wife Elizabeth live in Botetourt County with their two daughters.