FIRST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Herb began his career in government service as a second lieutenant in the 24th Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia. Over the next 10 years, he was stationed at Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Fort Meade, Maryland; Bangkok, Thailand; and Fort Lee, Virginia. Herb left active duty to start a career in finance and investments, serving customers at Edward Jones, Signet Financial Services, Bank of America, and Colonial Downs. Herb was elected as county treasurer for New Kent in 1999 and served three terms. Now Herb’s community is asking him to serve again—this time in the halls of Congress.
CONGRESSWOMAN ELAINE LURIA
SECOND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Elaine attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served for 20 years. Elaine was one of the first women in the Navy’s nuclear power program and among the first women to serve the entirety of her career on combatant ships. Of all members in the House Democratic Caucus, she served the longest on active duty. When she retired from the Navy she decided to run for office to keep serving her country and community. She flipped VA-02 red to blue in 2018.
In Congress, Elaine is the Vice-Chair of the House Armed Services Committee where she also serves on the Seapower and Projection Forces and Readiness Subcommittees. She also serves on the House Veterans Affairs Committee where she is the Chair of the Disability and Memorial Assistance Subcommittee.
Recently, Elaine was appointed by Speaker Pelosi to the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol.
CONGRESSMAN BOBBY SCOTT
THIRD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Bobby is known as one of the hardest-working members of Congress. He has authored legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, as well as the PRO Act to protect and strengthen the rights of workers to organize and join a union.
He was one of the lead authors of the Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaced the No Child Left Behind Act. And he’s fighting to make college more affordable for students and families through his College Affordability Act. He was the House sponsor of the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill — the largest expansion of education benefits for our veterans since World War II. Bobby is also leading the fight to reform our criminal justice system by advancing evidence-based policies and solutions.
CONGRESSMAN DONALD MCEACHIN
FOURTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
A community leader with a decades-long commitment to public service, Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) was first elected to represent the 4th Congressional District of Virginia in the United States House of Representatives on November 8, 2016.
Rep. McEachin has always stood up for working Virginians, families, and children in need. After practicing with several law firms in Richmond, Rep. McEachin and Donald Gee formed McEachin and Gee, in 1990. The McEachin and Gee Law Firm helped many Virginians receive the compensation they deserve after accidents or injury.
FIFTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Josh is an ordained minister, a dad of two young girls, and the Democratic nominee for Congress in Virginia’s Fifth District. He decided to run because he believes now is the moment to lead with values of compassion and common sense. While many politicians focus on self-serving ambition, Josh is fighting for a better tomorrow by taking on the climate crisis, reinvesting in our small towns, and dismantling systems of oppression.
SIXTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Jennifer Lewis is a mental health worker, community advocate, and leader in the fight against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. She’s been a civically active member of her community in Augusta County and Waynesboro, volunteering for various local groups, serving on boards and commissions, and fighting on the front lines for the values of the sixth district.
CONGRESSWOMAN ABIGAIL SPANBERGER
SEVENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
In 2018, Abigail became the first Democrat elected to Virginia’s 7th Congressional District since 1968. Prior to entering Congress, Abigail served as a federal law enforcement agent and a CIA officer.
Abigail serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Agriculture Committee. Some of her top priorities include protecting our national security, reducing the price of prescription drugs, and expanding broadband internet access.
Abigail attended the University of Virginia and earned her MBA from a dual-degree German-American program between the GISMA business school and Purdue University.
CONGRESSMAN DON BEYER
EIGHT CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Congressman Don Beyer is serving his fourth term as the U.S. Representative from Virginia’s 8th District, representing Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, and parts of Fairfax County.
Don chairs Congress’s Joint Economic Committee, and serves on the essential House Committee on Ways and Means. He also sits on the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, where he chairs the Space Subcommittee. He is a member of the New Democrat Coalition’s Climate Change Task Force and the Congressional Progressive Caucus, and founded the Congressional Fusion Caucus.
NINTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Taysha is a resident of Wise County, making her home in Big Stone Gap, with her young son, Aiden. She was born in Lawton, OK and is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma. She moved to Virginia in 2011 shortly after her father became the Director of Flatwoods Job Civilian Conservation Center in Coeburn, VA.
Soon after graduating from UVA-Wise in 2018 with a BA in Communications, Taysha began her career at the Appalachian Community Fund as a Regional Organizer and was quickly promoted to her current position as the Donor Engagement Coordinator. She has been an active member of her community since making Virginia her home. She is the President of Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards, is active in Lonesome Pine Mutual Aid and is a gubernatorial appointee to the Virginia Council on Environmental Justice.
CONGRESSWOMAN JENNIFER WEXTON
TENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton has served the people of Virginia for over two decades as a prosecutor, advocate for abused children, state Senator, and now as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia’s 10th District.
After flipping a seat that was held by Republicans for almost 40 years when she ran for Congress in 2018, Jennifer has worked across the aisle in Washington to deliver results for Virginia’s kids and families on issues like supporting good jobs and a strong economy, access to affordable health care, and fighting for human rights at home and abroad. Wexton is a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee and the House Budget Committee.
She lives in Leesburg, Virginia, with her husband, two sons, and two rescued labrador retrievers.
CONGRESSMAN GERRY CONNOLLY
ELEVENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Congressman Gerald E. “Gerry” Connolly is serving his seventh term in the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia’s 11th District, which includes Fairfax County, Prince William County, and the City of Fairfax in Northern Virginia.
Prior to his election to Congress, he served 14 years on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, including five years as Chairman. Throughout his career, protecting and growing Northern Virginia’s economy has been his top priority.