Tiffany Thompson

Key Facts

Party Nonpartisan
Status Challenger

Background

Tiffany Thompson is a graduate of the University of Mary Washington and Old Dominion University, and obtained a B.A. in English and an M.A. in English and Professional Writing [1]. Thompson is a former Regional Service Manager at GEICO and Director of Marketing at Chartway Federal Credit Union [2]. At Chartway, Thompson garnered experience in digital marketing, broadcast channels, and led technological initiatives [2]. She most recently taught Developmental English at Tidewater Community College [1].

Key Issues

Education

Thompson advocates for increased safety measures in schools to protect against security threats. Thompson supports increasing the transparency of school curricula by giving more weight to parents’ opinions [1]. Thompson opposes Governor Glenn Youngkin’s Executive Order No.1, which banned the teaching of Critical Race Theory in Virginia’s public schools [3]. Thompson also believes in giving parents the right to restrict books for their students and having school districts devise a process for reviewing books [1].

Social Programs

Thompson wants to expand access to support services for students. In particular, for special needs children, Thompson is in favor of educating parents on the IEP process prior to its implementation [1].

Abortion

Thompson is pro-choice [4]. In the past, Thompson has expressed support for efforts by Virginia Democrats to block new abortion legislation [5]. 

Endorsements

Virginia Democrats; Chesapeake Education Association PAC

Sources

1 Vote Tiffany Thompson
2 LinkedIn 
3 Daily KOS 
4 Twitter 
5 Facebook