Jennifer Wexton

Jennifer Wexton

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JENNIFER WEXTON

D-VIRGINIA 10TH DISTRICT

RACE: Defeated two term Republican incumbent Rep. Barbara Comstock in the 2018 Election. 

VOTING RECORD: Project Vote Smart, Govtrack.us

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democrat

BORN: 5/27/1968

EDUCATION: University of Maryland, College Park (BA), College of William & Mary (JD)

OCCUPATION: Attorney 

FAMILY: Married, 2 children

 

CAREER:

  • U.S. House of Representatives, Virginia 10th (2019-present)
  • Virginia State Senate (2014-2019)

COMMITTEES:

  • Financial Services
  • Science, Space, and Technology 

ELECTED: 2019

 

ISRAEL


  • Understands importance of strong US-Israel relationship 
  • Supports the Iron Dome and funding for Israeli self defense 
  • Supports the two-state solution as the only viable means to peace between Israel and Palestine 

 

CHOICE


  • Works to keep the government out of women's reproductive and family planning decisions 
  • Supports a woman's right to choose 
  • As a State Senator, she fought against Republican efforts to restrict access to abortion 

 

In His Own Words

"The election of Donald Trump and the events in Charlottesville, Virginia last year have brought to light in a dramatic manner that hate and racism, specifically anti-Semitism, are alive and well."1

"Our family history has deep roots in the strength and resilience of the Jewish people, and from it I understand the importance of Israel as a homeland for the Jewish people and a place in the world where it is safe to be a Jew." 2

 


 

SOURCES: 1) 2018 position papers  2) 2018 position papers 

Interesting Facts


She served as a substitute judge in her Virginia county. 

Her husband's grandparents fled Germany during the Holocaust.