An experienced leader fighting for Virginia's working families
Jennifer Wexton is an experienced leader and advocate for justice who ran to fight for Virginia’s working families in Congress. Jennifer has previously served Loudon County as a state senator, as a substitute judge, special justice, and assistant commonwealth’s attorney. She successfully prosecuted and tried cases ranging from criminals who committed domestic violence to misdemeanor traffic cases. In the state Senate, she passed over 40 bills in the last four years she was in office, proving herself to be an effective bipartisan legislator. Jennifer is a Washington-area native who lives in Leesburg with her husband, two sons, and two rescued labrador retrievers.
A champion for expanding economic opportunity and justice for all
Jennifer is dedicated to expanding economic opportunity for Northern Virginia families. As a state senator, she has been involved in the successful efforts to expand Medicaid to about 400,000 Virginians who previously didn’t qualify. “I would like everyone to have access to affordable, quality health care,” she has said. Jennifer built bipartisan support in the state Senate for important legislation, including laws that have empowered victims of revenge porn, made online pedophiles easier to prosecute, and secured a woman’s right to breastfeed in public. “I’ve had a strong record of bipartisan legislation that I’ve managed to pass, things that help kids and families in the district, and that’s the same thing I’ll do in Congress,” she has said. As a former prosecutor and judge, Jennifer is committed to justice and equality for all Virginians. These values and her strong work ethic will guide this fierce advocate for working families.
A victory that flipped a seat from red to blue
Jennifer successfully challenged incumbent Republican Barbara Comstock. The EMILY’s List community is proud to support this fighter for Virginia working families.