Meet Our Congressman
Ben Cline represents Virginia’s 6th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he is a member of the House Judiciary Committee and House Education and Labor Committee. He previously served as a Delegate representing the 24th District from 2002-2018. In the Virginia House of Delegates, Cline chaired the Committee on Militia, Police, and Public Safety and the Conservative Caucus.
In 2013, Ben opened his private law practice after previously serving as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for Rockingham County and the City of Harrisonburg from 2007 to 2013. In addition to his law practice, he served for several years as a part-time Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for Appomattox County. From 1994 to 2002, Ben worked for Congressman Bob Goodlatte, beginning as a member of his legislative staff 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 Rockbridge County with their twin daughters, where they attend St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and are members of the Kerrs Creek Ruritan Club.