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Jennifer Carroll Foy
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Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 2nd district
In office
January 10, 2018 – December 12, 2020
Preceded by Mark Dudenhefer
Succeeded by Candi Mundon King
Personal details
Jennifer Denise Carroll

September 25, 1981 (1981-09-25) (age 39)
Petersburg, Virginia, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Jeffrey Foy
Children 2
Education Virginia Military Institute (BA)
Virginia State University (MA)
Thomas Jefferson School of Law (JD)

Jennifer Denise Carroll Foy (born September 25, 1981) is an American lawyer and politician. She served as the Virginia state delegate for the 2nd house district. She resigned to run for governor of Virginia in the 2021 election She lost in the Democratic primary behind Terry McAuliffe.

Early life and education

Jennifer Carroll Foy was born in Petersburg, Virginia. She graduated from Petersburg High School.


After graduating from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Carroll Foy spent time teaching in Los Angeles. She moved to Virginia and opened a private law practice for criminal defense.

In February 2017, Carroll Foy began running for the 2nd district seat in the 2017 election. In November 2017, Carroll Foy became delegate of Virginia's Second district.

2021 Virginia gubernatorial campaign

In 2020, Carroll Foy became a candidate for the Democratic Party in the 2021 Virginia gubernatorial election. She resigned from her state delegate seat on December 12, 2021. She lost when previous Governor Terry McAuliffe was chosen in the Democratic primary.

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