Elizabeth Bennett-Parker

Elizabeth Bennett-Parker

Virginia House, District 5, VA

2023 Endorsement

Elizabeth is the Delegate for Virginia’s 45th House District. She is running for re-election to continue to strengthen public education, protect abortion rights, combat climate change, enact commonsense gun safety legislation, and build an economy that works for all of our residents.

After her first session, Elizabeth was named a legislative champion by the Virginia Education Association, received a 100% score from the Virginia Sierra Club and League of Conservation Voters, and earned an A+ from ReproRising (formerly NARAL Virginia).

Elizabeth previously served as the Vice Mayor of Alexandria, the Chair of the Operations Board of the Virginia Railway Express, and as a member of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission and the Northern Virginia Regional Commission, among other boards.

She is a substitute teacher for Alexandria City Public Schools and a former co-leader of Together We Bake, a nonprofit that provides job training and personal development programs for underserved women. She is the founder of Fruitcycle, a social enterprise fighting food waste and hunger.

Elizabeth and her husband, Stephen, live with their rescue cat, Julep and rescue dog, Nori.