Victoria A. Luevanos

Key Facts

Party Democrat
Status Challenger

Background

Luevanos graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland Global Campus. Luevanos was born in the immigrant community of Ventura County, California, and experienced domestic violence. Luevanos is a mother of two, a disabled Navy Veteran, and a community volunteer. After serving in the Navy, Luevanos was brought to Virginia Beach where she worked as a DOD contractor at NAS Oceana and Naval Station in Norfolk. Luevanos is currently pursuing her Master’s degree and is her niece’s caregiver [1, 2, 3].

Key Issues

Education

Luevanos wants to expand public education to include more early childhood education, assist immigrant students by providing for ESL teachers, and wants to support free school meals. She also wants to make school more accessible through proper transportation resources [1].

Gun Policy

Luevanos wants to store guns responsibly, remove automatic weapons from the market, and disarm those who have records of domestic abuse and violent crimes to prevent gun violence [1].

LGBTQIA+

Luevanos wants to block bills discriminating against the LGBTQIA+ community and wants to secure rights for the LGBTQIA+ community including access to quality healthcare [1].

Endorsements

Pro-Choice Endorsed; 90 for 90; Blue America; Juntos por Virginia; National Organization for Women; VA Democrats Veterans & Military Families Caucus; Equality Virginia; Freedom Virginia

Sources

1 Victoria Luevanos
2Candidate Profile: Victoria Luevanos
3 LinkedIn
4 VPAP
5 Virginia 20th Senate District race
6 The Virginian Pilot
7 Ballotpedia