Republican from Virginia
Barbara Comstock, a Republican, has represented Fairfax County in Virginia's House of Delegates since 2010. In 2014, she announced her candidacy for the 10th District congressional seat being vacated by Republican Frank Wolf.
Comstock has held various staff positions on Capitol Hill. She has done opposition research for the Republican National Commiittee, was a staffer on George W. Bush's 2000 presidential campaign and consultant in Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign. She is founding partner and co-principal of Corallo Comstock, a public relations and public policy firm.
Comstock was born in Springfield, Mass. She is a graduate of Middlebury College and Georgetown University Law Center.