Virginia’s Three Amigas

Summary

Virginia elected three new women to the US House of Representatives:  Elaine Luria (D) from District 2; Jennifer Wexton (D) from District 10; and Abigail Spanberger (D) from District 7.

Each congresswoman flipped their district from Republican to Democrat.

Elaine Luria received votes 139,571 (51.05%) and Scott Taylor (R) 133,458 votes (48.81%%)

Abigail Spanberger received 176,079 votes (50.34%%) and Dave Brat (R) 169,295 votes (48.4%)

Jennifer Wexton received 206,356 votes (56.7%) and Barbara Comstock (R) votes (43.73%)

 

Elaine Luria

Current Position: US Representative for US House District 2 since 2019

Affiliation: Democrat
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Overview:

“Today, too many Americans are working hard and getting less. That’s because politicians in Washington aren’t looking out for them. That’s why I am running for Congress.

The core values of Security, Equality, and Prosperity will serve as my compass in representing the 2nd District.”

Abigail Spanberger

Current Position: US Representative for US House District 7 since 2019

Affiliation: Democrat
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Abigail Spanberger began her career of public service as a federal law enforcement officer working narcotics and money laundering cases with the US Postal Inspection Service. Following her love of country, public service, and languages, Abigail joined the CIA as an Operations Officer.

Abigail took an oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic…When she saw partisan politics threatening the country she has worked so hard to protect, she knew it was her time to stand up for the people in the 7th District.

Jennifer Wexton

Current Position: US Representative for US House District 10 since 2019
Former Positions: State Senator for VA Senate District 33
Affiliation: Democrat
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Overview:

Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton has been serving the people of Northern Virginia and Shenandoah Valley for nearly two decades as a prosecutor, advocate for abused children, state Senator, and now a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia’s 10th District.

Jennifer comes to Congress with experience in legislating and a deep understanding of Virginia’s 10th district and the issues that matter most to our region’s families. Rep. Wexton looks forward to working across the aisle in Congress to deliver positive results for the people of Northern Virginia and the United States.

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