Amanda Pohl is a mother, church deacon, adjunct professor of social work, and candidate for the Virginia State Senate. She has spent her career serving the needs of others – including as a privacy advocate for survivors of domestic violence – and hopes to do so further as a state legislator. Amanda is in favor of increasing funding for Virginia schools and improving her district’s roads and infrastructure, as well as increasing the state minimum wage.
- Motivated to run after Virginia law prevented her from receiving timely health care during a miscarriage
- Advocate for same day voter registration as a means to combat voter suppression and expand voting rights
- Will work to write and pass legislation protecting LGBTQ+ individuals from employment and housing discrimination