Jennifer Wexton

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Jennifer Wexton
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Virginia State Senate, District 33
In office
January 24, 2014-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 0
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$180/day
Elections and appointments
First electedJanuary 21, 2014
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maryland
J.D.The College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
BirthdayMay 27, 1968
Place of birthWashington, D.C.
Office website
Jennifer T. Wexton is a Democratic member of the Virginia State Senate, representing District 33. She was first elected to the chamber in a special election on January 21, 2014.


Wexton obtained her B.A. at the University of Maryland and her J.D. at the College of William and Mary and Marshall-Wythe School of Law. She is an attorney.[1]



See also: Virginia state legislative special elections, 2014

Jennifer Wexton (D) defeated John Whitbeck (R) and Joe T. May (I) in the special election, which took place on January 21.[2][3][4]

The seat was vacant following Mark Herring's (D) election as Attorney General of Virginia.

A special election for the position of Virginia State Senate District 33 was called for January 21. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 26, 2013.[5]

Virginia State Senate, District 33, Special Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJennifer Wexton 52.7% 11,431
     Republican John Whitbeck 37.5% 8,133
     Independent Joe T. May 9.8% 2,117
Total Votes 21,681


Jennifer is married to Andrew L. Wexton.[1]

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Preceded by
Mark Herring (D)
Virginia Senate District 33
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