Yesli Vega

Career:Prince William County Board of Supervisors
State:Virginia
Party:Republican
Education: American Military University
Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy.

Yesli Vega ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Virginia's 7th Congressional District. She lost in the general election on November 8, 2022.

Vega was born in Houston, Texas. She received a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from American Military University. She also graduated from the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy.

Her career began as a street cop with the city of Alexandria Police Department. She temporarily left the world of law enforcement as duty called her family to South Korea to join in her husband’s deployment as a member of the United States Army. Upon returning, she joined the Prince William County Sheriff’s Office to serve as a deputy and Crisis Intervention Team member. Vega has worked in local law enforcement as a patrol officer, field training officer, hostage negotiator, and crisis intervention team member.

In December 2018, she announced her campaign for an open seat on the Prince William County Board of Supervisors. She then won the general election. She still serves as an Auxiliary Deputy in the Prince William County Sheriff’s Office.

Sources:

Meet Yesli. Yesli Vega for Virginia. (n.d.). Retrieved January 17, 2023, from https://yeslivega.com/meet-yesli/