Corey is best known for implementing the nation’s toughest crackdown on illegal immigration resulting in Prince William turning over approximately 8000 criminal illegal immigrants to the U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, leading to a 48.7% drop in violent crime. Corey is a strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment. He led the charge to remove all county fees associated with the concealed carry permit -- the first locality in Virginia to do so.
Under Corey’s leadership, Prince William County has kept taxes and spending low, leading to $205 million in savings for Prince William residents. During his tenure, PWC was upgraded to a AAA bond rating status -- one of only 36 such jurisdictions in the nation. He led PWC to be ranked the #1 locality in job growth in Virginia and the #3 locality for job growth in the nation.
Corey successfully navigated the passage of the largest tax cut in the history of the county leading to a 30% lower tax bill than any other county in Northern Virginia. And, small business is a priority for Corey - cutting in half the time to permit a business.
Corey was tapped by Donald Trump to lead his campaign in Virginia and was the first and only Republican gubernatorial candidate to support Trump before Convention.
Corey Stewart has won 4 times in a diverse county in Northern Virginia without backing down from his conservative principles. He is the only countywide elected Republican in Northern Virginia.
Won’t Back Down
When faced with enormous pressure from the mainstream media and Republican establishment, Corey stuck to his guns and led the toughest crackdown on illegal immigration in the nation. As Governor, Corey Stewart will never back down to pressure from lobbyists, special interest, the media, or even people within his own party.
Corey was born in Minnesota, to a working class family. Corey’s father worked his whole life as a longshoreman and instilled in him a hard work ethic at an early age. When Corey received his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, he was the first member of his family to graduate from college. Corey then earned his law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in Saint Paul Minnesota where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Corey now works as an International Trade Attorney with his own practice.
Corey and his wife of 20 years, Maria, reside in Woodbridge, VA, with their two sons Isaac and Luke. Corey is 100% pro-life and he and his family are parishioners at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Woodbridge.