Laura Jane Cohen

Virginia House of Delegates, District 15


Laura Jane will be an important voice for equality in the Virginia House of Delegates!


Laura Jane Cohen is running to represent the 15th District in the Virginia House of Delegates, where she lives with her husband, Seth, their two kids, niece, and two dogs. She currently serves as the Springfield District School Board Member on the Fairfax County School Board, after defeating a two-term anti-LGBTQ Republican incumbent. After a successful stint in Georgia state government, Laura Jane moved to Fairfax County and became an advocate on Capitol Hill for several disease organizations. After having two kids, she began teaching preschool and long-term substitute teaching in Fairfax County Public Schools. In addition to her advocacy work, Laura Jane opened a small business in Clifton in 2015. In Richmond she will work with her colleagues to push back against the extreme right-wing agenda coming from the Governor’s mansion. Laura Jane will fight for our students and staff, work to uphold the right of all people to make their own healthcare decisions, and promote gun violence safety measures like universal background checks and secure storage of firearms.