Onzlee Ware

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Onzlee Ware
Delegate Onzlee Ware.jpg
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 11th district
In office
January 14, 2004 – January 8, 2014
Preceded by Chip Woodrum
Succeeded by Sam Rasoul
Personal details
Born (1954-01-04) January 4, 1954 (age 64)
Greensboro, North Carolina
Political party Democratic
Children Gabrielle
Residence Roanoke, Virginia
Alma mater North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
North Carolina Central School of Law
Profession Lawyer
Committees Appropriations; Counties, Cities and Towns; Education
Website delegateonzleeware.com

Onzlee Ware (born January 4, 1954) is an American politician and Judge. A Democrat, he was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in November 2003. He formerly represented the 11th District, which is made up of part of the City of Roanoke. He also served as the Minority Caucus Sergeant at Arms.[1]

In November 2013, Ware announced his resignation from the House of Delegates, citing family issues.[2] Mr. Ware is now the chief judge for Roanoke County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, in the 23rd Judicial District of Virginia. The Honorable Judge Ware was sworn in on September 18, 2014.[3]

Electoral history[edit]

Democratic Primary for Virginia House of Delegates, District 11: Results 2003 to 2011
Year Democrat Votes Pct Democrat Votes Pct
June 10, 2003[4] Onzlee Ware 1,898 56.44% Brian Shepard 1,465 43.56%
June 9, 2009[5] Onzlee Ware 1,877 68.5% Martin Jeffrey 863 31.49%
General Election for Virginia House of Delegates, District 11: Results 2003 to 2011
Year Democrat Votes Pct Republican Votes Pct Third Party Party Votes Pct
November 4, 2003[6] Onzlee Ware’’’ 6,403 99.94% No Candidate Write-Ins 4 .06%
November 8, 2005[7] Onzlee Ware 10,735 99.25% No Candidate Write-Ins 81 .75%
November 6, 2007[8] Onzlee Ware 4,696 62.09% No Candidate Delvis McCadden Independent 2,822 37.31%
November 3, 2009[9] Onzlee Ware 7,519 60.28% Troy Bird 4,934 39.56% Write-Ins 19 .15%
November 8, 2011[10] Onzlee Ware’’’ 9,885 97.26% No Candidate Write-ins 278 2.73%



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