Amy K. Ashworth

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Incumbent


Amy Ashworth received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from James Madison University in 1992, her law degree from George Mason’s School of Law in 1995, and then began her career as a legal attorney at Farrell and Croft. After working as a legal attorney, Ashworth entered the profession as the Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney of Prince William County. After this, she rejoined Farrell and Croft as an attorney in criminal defense and family law [5, 6, 7].

Ashworth then ran for Commonwealth’s Attorney and was elected on January 1, 2020. Through her position as the Prince William County Commonwealth’s Attorney, Ashworth has established domestic violence prevention programs, worked on the Prince William County’s Community Safety Justice Initiative, and cases on child abuse [5, 6, 7].

Key Issues

Criminal Justice

Ashworth focuses on effective criminal justice reform in order to resolve long-term issues associated with crime. Ashworth plans to use her experience in legal cases to accomplish this [6].

Gun Policy

Ashworth looks to decrease crime rates in Prince William County. She seeks gun safety by safe storage of weapons in homes and buildings. Ashworth wants to look at how mental health affects the holders of weapons in order to educate constituents [5].


No endorsements could be found.


1 Prince William County of 100
2 Washington Post
3 PWPerspective
4 Virginia Public Access Project
5 Vote Ashworth
6 Prince William Virginia
7 Prince William Times