State Senator Barbara Favola

State Senator Barbara Favola
United States of America
Virginia General Assembly
Democratic Party
Last Election: 
Member of the following: 

Committee Assignments:

  • Local Government
  • Rehabilitation and Social Services
  • Transportation
Regions of interest: 

Barbara Favola represents residents of Virginia’s 31st district. Prior to her election in 2011, she served on the Arlington County Board for fourteen years and chaired that body three times. As the former Chair of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Chesapeake Bay Committee, she is a strong supporter of human rights and environmental stewardship. In 2012, Barbara was appointed to the Executive Board of the Women’s Legislative Network of NCSL as the Democratic Representative for the Southern Region. Additionally, she serves on Virginia’s Senate Local Government Committee, Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee, and Transportation Committee, and is now the Chair of the Women’s Reproductive Health Caucus.