Juli E. Briskman

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Incumbent

Background

Juli Briskman graduated from Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism. She later earned an MBA in marketing from Johns Hopkins University [1, 3]. Briskman worked for 4 years overseas with the State Department [1, 2]. She has served on the Finance Committee, the Joint School Board Committee, the Virginia Association of Counties (VACO) Board of Directors, and the National Association of Counties (NACO) Healthy Counties Advisory Board [1, 2, 3]. Briskman currently serves as an Algonkian District Supervisor; she was elected in 2019 [1, 2, 4, 6].

Key Issues

Civil Rights

Briskman has worked to take down confederate statues and endorses equity resolutions [1, 2, 4, 6].

Elections

Briskman supports legislation that would create a higher bar for any attempt to remove a registrar, including evidentiary requirements and a Circuit Court review [1, 6].

Environment

Briskman supports expanding connectivity and creating green spaces that get more residents in the outdoors. She has successfully advocated adding a $2 million project extending the Potomac Heritage Trail West through the Countryside easement along the river, as well as a bridge in Horsepen Run [1].

Housing

Briskman advocates for increasing quantities of attainable housing in Loudoun while simultaneously providing the required infrastructure, such as roads, parks, and schools. Briskman also supports housing around metro stations and High Capacity Transit Areas [1].

Reproductive Rights

Following the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Briskman initiated work in the state legislative agenda to oppose restrictions on reproductive rights while supporting expansion to the full spectrum of reproductive healthcare. Briskman is pro-choice [1, 4].

Transparency

As supervisor, Briskman revamped the public comment system to ensure that non-English speakers could have their voices heard. Additionally, she advocated for funding and hiring several positions in the public affairs office [1, 2].

Women’s Rights

During her time as supervisor, Briskman advocated for making a motion to support the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in Richmond, so that women can be treated equally under the law [1, 4].

Endorsements

Loudoun County Democratic Committee; Jennifer Wexton, US Representative; Barbara Favola, Virginia State Senator; Phyllis Randall, Chair At-Large of the Board of Supervisors for Loudoun County; Jennifer Boysko, Senator of 33rd District in Virginia Senate; Kathleen Murphy, Virginia State Delegate; David Reid, Virginia State Delegate; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers; Loudoun Education Association; National Democratic County Officials; Virginia National Organization for Women

Sources

1 Briskman For Supervisor
2 LoudounGov
3 LinkedIn
4 Women’s Media Center
5 ABC 7 News
6 CNN