Beverly Sherwood

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Beverly Sherwood
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 29th district
In office
January 12, 1994 – 2014
Preceded by Alson H. Smith
Succeeded by Mark Berg
Personal details
Born ( 1947 -05-29) May 29, 1947 (age 70)
Ossining, New York
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Frank Vincent Sherwood
Children Alicia Willis
Residence Frederick County, Virginia
Occupation Farmer
Committees Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (chair)
Appropriations
Militia, Police and Public Safety
Rules

Beverly Jean Sherwood (born May 29, 1947) is an American politician. She has served in the Virginia House of Delegates since 1994, representing the 29th district in the Shenandoah Valley, including the city of Winchester and parts of Frederick and Warren Counties. She is a member of the Republican Party.[1]

Sherwood served on the Frederick County Board of Supervisors 1991–1993, before her election to the House to replace retiring Democrat Alson H. Smith.[1]

Sherwood was chair of the House committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety 2002–2012. Since 2012, she has chaired the committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources.[1]

On June 11, 2013, Mark Berg defeated Sherwood in a Republican primary.[2]

Electoral history[edit]

Date Election Candidate Party Votes  %
Virginia House of Delegates, 29th district
Nov 2, 1993[3] General Beverly Jean Sherwood Republican 10,259 61.79
Raymond C. Sandy Democratic 6,340 38.19
Write Ins 3 0.02
Alson H. Smith retired; seat switched from Democratic to Republican
Nov 7, 1995[4] General B J Sherwood Republican 11,379 67.76
R G Dick Democratic 5,414 32.24
Write Ins 1 0.01
Nov 4, 1997[5] General Beverly J. Sherwood Republican 14,826 99.95
Write Ins 11 0.05
Nov 2, 1999[6] General B J Sherwood Republican 8,660 99.83
Write Ins 15 0.17
Nov 6, 2001[7] General B J Sherwood Republican 13,897 77.55
P D Blaker 4,018 22.42
Write Ins 5 0.03
Nov 4, 2003[8] General B J Sherwood Republican 12,471 99.25
Write Ins 94 0.75
Nov 8, 2005[9] General Beverly J. Sherwood Republican 16,089 98.49
Write Ins 246 1.51
Nov 6, 2007[10] General Beverly J. Sherwood Republican 13,664 98.12
Write Ins 261 1.87
Nov 3, 2009[11] General Beverly J. Sherwood Republican 14,908 80.02
Aaron N. Tweedie 3,677 19.73
Write Ins 44 0.23
Nov 8, 2011[12] General Beverly J. Sherwood Republican 9,662 98.04
Write Ins 193 1.95
Jun 11, 2013[13] Republican primary Mark J. Berg 1,573 51.32
Beverly J. Sherwood 1,492 48.68
Incumbent lost primary

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Bio for Beverly J. Sherwood". Virginia House of Delegates. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  2. ^ Pershing, Ben and Errin Whack (2013-06-11). "Democrats give nod to Northam, Herring in statewide races". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2013-06-12. 
  3. ^ "The Virginia Elections and State Elected Officials Database Project, 1776-2007". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ "1995 Election Results - HOD". Virginia State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on 2013-07-25. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  5. ^ "1997 Election Results - HOD". Virginia State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on 2013-07-24. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  6. ^ "Election Results - House of Delegates - Nov 1999 Gen Election". Virginia State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on 2012-12-28. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  7. ^ "General Election- November 6, 2001". Virginia State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on December 29, 2012. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  8. ^ "General Election- November 4, 2003". Virginia State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on June 15, 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  9. ^ "General Election- November 8, 2005". Virginia State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on December 28, 2012. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  10. ^ "November 6, 2007 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  11. ^ "November 2009 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on 2012-07-23. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  12. ^ "November 2011 General Election Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on 2013-10-06. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  13. ^ "Unofficial Results - Primary Election - June 11, 2013". Virginia State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on June 15, 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-14. 

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