Delegate Don Scott serves as Democratic Leader in the Virginia House of Delegates. Don represents the city of Portsmouth in Virginia’s 80th House District. Don is a graduate from Texas A&M and LSU Law School and served as U.S. Naval Officer. In the legislature, Don is a champion for working families and reproductive freedom. He is married to Mellanda Colson Scott, D.D.S., and has a teenage daughter.
Delegate Don Scott has committed his career to serving our community, Commonwealth, and country. Through his service in uniform, as an attorney and community leader, and now as a Delegate, he’s fought to improve the lives and livelihoods and those around him.
As Delegate, Don has been a champion for building a new Virginia that leaves nobody behind – with strong public schools, quality, affordable health care for all, an economy that lifts everyone up, and a fair, equitable criminal justice system.