Senator Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg)

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33: Fairfax County (Part), Loudoun County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2014
Next Election
November 2019
Copatroning Habits
66% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 66% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 57% of them are Democrats.
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Bills Passed
33.3% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Recent Mentions in the Media

Washington Post: Wexton holds Loudoun County town hall in campaign to challenge Comstock

August 26, 2017
State Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Loudoun) on Saturday tried to put Rep. Barbara Comstock (R) on the spot by holding a town hall meeting when the congresswoman has declined to do the same. Wexton is one of eight Democrats competing for the nomination ...

HuffPost: Why One Congressional Primary Has Democrats Excited For 2018

September 7, 2017
State Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg), initially considered the favorite to win the nomination, is facing an unexpectedly stiff challenge. After the first two fundraising quarters of 2018, Wexton has been heavily outraised by three opponents: former ...and more »

Slate Magazine (blog): Dan Helmer is running for Congress as a centrist, it seems.

September 18, 2017
The contest for Virginia's 10th District House seat is generally considered one of the 2018 congressional races to watch. Incumbent Republican ...This Might Be the Worst Congressional Campaign Ad EverDaily Beastall 50 news articles »

Virginian-Pilot: After Charlottesville, Virginia Democrats see opening to change 114-year-old monuments law

August 26, 2017
"This has been a matter of dispute for years, and it's all come to a head after Charlottesville," said state Sen. Jennifer Wexton, D-Loudoun, who plans to file an amendment to the law when the legislative filing period for the General Assembly starts ...and more »

Daily Kos: Morning Digest: Virginia Democrats mull nixing primary for undemocratic convention in key House race

September 15, 2017
?What makes this even more distressing is that this potential move might be aimed at helping one candidate in particular, state Sen. Jennifer Wexton. Wexton came into the race highly touted and quickly locked up some major establishment endorsements ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of Jennifer Wexton’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2014. There are 11 video clips in all.


  • SB66: Felony homicide; certain drug offenses, accommodation, penalty.
  • SB69: Voter identification; accepted forms of identification.
  • SB601: Child care providers; criminal history background checks.
  • SB698: Dam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund; disbursement of moneys.
  • SB822: Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices, sexual orientation and gender.
  • SB823: Service of process; multifamily residential real estate and common interest communities.
  • SB824: Sick leave for employees; private employers to give to each full-time employee paid sick days, etc.
  • SB825: New sentencing hearing; abolition of parole.
  • SB826: Voter identification; accepted forms of identification.
  • SB827: Elections; absentee voting by persons age 70 or older.
  • SB828: Family life education; certain curricula and standards of learning.
  • SB829: Alternatives to suspension; Board of Education shall establish guidelines for local school boards.
  • SB848: Naloxone; dispensing for use in opioid overdose reversal, etc.
  • SB892: Absentee voting; deadline for requesting absentee ballot by means other than in person.
  • SB897: Child care providers; criminal history background check; penalty.
  • SB1079: Dam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund; disbursement of moneys.
  • SB1080: Equal pay irrespective of sex.
  • SB1081: Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance.
  • SB1082: School principals; incident reports.
  • SB1083: Charter; Town of Herndon.
  • SB1084: Herndon, Town of; amending charter, shifts municipal elections from May to November.
  • SB1085: Drivers' licenses, etc.; expiration and renewal of driver credentials.
  • SB1086: In utero exposure to a controlled substance; departments of social services to collect information.
  • SB1208: Electric utilities; community renewable projects.
  • SB1209: Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988; powers of State Corporation Commission.
  • SB1210: Unlawful creation of image of another; civil action.
  • SB1211: Vehicle license fees and taxes, local; collection by counties and adjoining towns.
  • SB1212: Veterans Services, Board of; membership, duties.
  • SB1434: Assisted living facilities and adult day care centers; background checks.
  • SB1514: Parking of certain vehicles; local regulation.
  • SB1549: Abortions; informed written consent.
  • SJ434: Celebrating the life of Charlotte Ann Nurge.
  • SR157: Commending Holy & Whole Life Changing Ministries International.
  • SB66: Felony homicide; certain drug offenses, accommodation, penalty.
  • SB67: Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices, sexual orientation, etc.
  • SB68: Elections; absentee voting by persons age 65 or older.
  • SB69: Voter identification; accepted forms of identification.
  • SB70: Pendente lite support award; source of award.
  • SB71: Divorce; entry of decrees, maintenance and support of spouses.
  • SB72: Jury trial; scheduling.
  • SB73: Lawyers; client accounts.
  • SB74: Passing stopped school buses; mailing of summons.
  • SB75: Service of process; eliminates prohibition of process on Sunday.
  • SB76: Service of process; common interest communities.
  • SB77: Filing fees; motions to modify custody or visitation orders.
  • SB78: Voluntary boundary agreements within Loudoun County; attachment of GIS map.
  • SB79: Fire or rescue volunteers; mental health treatment, funding by locality.
  • SB80: Tree conservation; adoption of ordinances in Planning District 8.
  • SB272: Service of process, substituted; member of party's household.
  • SB273: Defrauding certain businesses; penalty.
  • SB274: Paid sick days for employees; civil penalties.
  • SB275: Local school boards; transportation agreements with nonpublic schools.
  • SB276: Child protective services, local; reporting.
  • SB277: Northern Virginia Transportation Commission; increases membership.
  • SB278: Child welfare agencies; background checks for volunteers and employees.
  • SB279: School divisions, certain; development of plan to fund and phase in full-day kindergarten.
  • SB280: Herndon, Town of; amending charter, boundary description.
  • SB281: Herndon, Town of; amending charter, removes certain powers of mayor.
  • SB287: Prescription Monitoring Program; reports by dispensers shall be made within 24 hours or next day.
  • SB370: Family life education; child sexual abuse.
  • SB371: Advertisement of legal notices by certain towns.
  • SB407: Onsite sewage systems; conventional and alternative discharging systems, civil penalties.
  • SB421: Children; admissibility of statements in sexual offenses.
  • SB556: Opiate addiction treatment; nonmethadone opioid replacements.
  • SB601: Child care providers; criminal history background checks.
  • SB698: Dam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund; disbursement of moneys.
  • SJ11: United States Constitution; Equal Rights Amendment.
  • SJ145: Commending Scott K. York.
  • SJ146: Commending Kristen C. Umstattd.
  • SJ201: Commending Holly Lynne McKinley Schmidt.
  • SB910: Elections; absentee voting by persons age 65 or older.
  • SB911: Child welfare agencies; annual background checks required for employees and volunteers.
  • SB912: Emergency custody orders; temporary firearms restriction orders.
  • SB913: Custody or visitation orders; filing fees.
  • SB914: Sexually violent predator offenses; retention of court case files.
  • SB915: Indecent liberties; venue.
  • SB916: Diploma seals; BOE shall establish criteria for awarding.
  • SB917: Fair Housing Law; unlawful discrimination, sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • SB918: Sex offender registration; verification.
  • SB919: Administrative subpoenas; electronic communication services, sealing of subpoena.
  • SB920: Abortion; removes specific time frame for performance of ultrasound, informed consent.
  • SB921: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority; use of revenues by towns.
  • SB922: Voter identification; accepted forms of identification.
  • SB923: Child support; court may order support for disabled child over age of 18.
  • SB924: General Assembly members; compensation for attendance at conferences.
  • SB934: Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; supplement to Registry (Robby's Rule).
  • SB935: Herndon, Town of; amending charter, moves election date of mayor and council.
  • SB937: Aircraft, certain; local regulation.
  • SB1033: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority; increases membership.
  • SB1035: Felony homicide; felony drug offenses; penalty.
  • SB1069: Family day homes, unlicensed, unregistered; notice to Commissioner of Department of Social Services.
  • SB1151: State and local advisory team; expands membership.
  • SB1152: Criminal gang files; DOC to report incarcerated persons.
  • SB1153: Apprenticeship opportunities; online portal.
  • SB1154: Discharge of deleterious substance into state waters; notice.
  • SB1278: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Gov't, and General Assembly; prohibited gifts.
  • SB1279: Handheld personal communications devices; use while driving, penalty.
  • SB1281: Administrative Process Act; exemptions for certain industries regulated by DCJS.
  • SB1307: Search warrants; collection of evidence from computers, computer networks, or other device.
  • SB1427: Breastfeeding in public places; mother's right.
  • SB1438: State and local government employees; prohibited use of state funds.
  • SJ234: Dulles Greenway; JLARC to study feasibility of purchasing.
  • SJ328: Commending the Rock Ridge High School marching band.
  • SJ329: Commending the Herndon Woman's Club.
  • SJ330: Celebrating the life of Scott Henry Gustavson.
  • SJ334: Commending the Loudoun County High School volleyball team.
  • SJ336: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Donald W. Devine.
  • SJ345: Commending Eric Betzig, Ph.D.
  • SJ369: Commending Julie Pastor.
  • SJ182: Celebrating the life of Joe S. Ritenour.
  • SJ5078: Commending the Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad.