First-term Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy is being challenged in Virginia’s 2nd District by a political newcomer.
However, Heather Mitchell, 49, is just a step away from a political office, serving as the senior aide to Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart.
Del. Jennifer D. Carroll Foy (D-Prince William) is launching a political action committee to help other Democrats get elected around Virginia, becoming the second woman in the legislature to do so as a possible step toward running for statewide office.
As a public defender in Northern Virginia, Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy, D-Woodbridge, represents two or three people every week charged with buying alcohol after a judge has declared them a habitual drunkard.
“I’ve had many clients who have never seen the court order since they’re homeless,” she said.
Organizers pushing for Virginia to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment are shifting from a statewide bus tour to building buzz and gathering more patrons for legislation coming in the next General Assembly session.