Bridgette Craighead

Key Facts

Party Democrat
Status Challenger

Background

Bridgette Craighead graduated from William Fleming High School and earned a cosmetology certificate from Paul Mitchell The School Roanoke. Craighead operates a cosmetology business and founded the Black Lives Matter chapter of Franklin County. She has also been accused of misdemeanor charges of abusive language.

Key Issues

Economy

Craighead aims to invest in community and economic development in small businesses, create jobs, and expand renewable energy.

Healthcare

Craighead supports improving access to quality and affordable healthcare and mental health resources.

Education

Craighead supports fully funding public schools and implementing pre-K and vocational training programs.

Infrastructure

Craighead seeks to improve broadband and transportation gaps to encourage more investment in the community.

Housing

Craighead looks to lower the cost of housing and expand childcare access.

Public Safety

Craighead aims to make communities safer by passing commonsense reforms.

Endorsements

Run for Something, Campaign for a Family Friendly Economy VA, Elect Black Women, Virginia’s List, Planned Parenthood VA, National Organization for Women

Sources

Bridgette for Delegate

The Roanoke Times

WSET ABC 13 News