Jeanine M. Lawson

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Jeanine Lawson received a Bachelor of Arts in political science and government from the University of Northern Iowa, in 1992. She has lived in Prince William County since 1995 and is a mother of two. Lawson ran a campaign in 2021 to represent the 10th Congressional District of Virginia but lost the Republican Primary to Hung Cao. Lawson has also served on the Board of County Supervisors since 2014 and currently serves as the Supervisor for Brentsville District [1, 2, 5].

Lawson has worked on the Potomac Rappahannock Transportation Commission and Virginia Railway Express Operations Board. Laswon has a self-proclaimed commitment to her community through these organizations and also supports organizations such as the Prince William County Conservation Alliance and Family Foundation [2, 3].

Lawson won the Republican Party Primary for BCS Chair against Kenneth Karr in June 2023 [7].

Key Issues

Public Safety

Lawson wants to maintain consistent support for public safety agencies in Prince William County, especially in light of increasing crime rates over the previous three years. Especially considering issues such as the opioid crisis, civil unrest, and mental health issues, Lawon desires to maintain support for the Prince William County Police Department and to increase their funding through programs such as competitive compensation and hiring incentives [1].


Lawson wants to keep taxes low and prevent the continuation of rising property taxes in PWC. Lawson wants to support the local economy through a combination of development using smart growth principles and tax relief to promote the economic prosperity of families and local businesses [1].


Republican Party of Prince William County


1 Jeanine Lawson for Prince William County Chair 
2 Prince William Board of County Supervisors
3 Prince William Times
4 Facebook
5 Ballotpedia
7 Bristow Beat