Tanya Thornton Shewell
|Tanya Thornton Shewell|
|Delegate Maryland District 5A|
August 17, 2004 – January 12, 2011
|Preceded by||Carmen Amedori|
|Succeeded by||Justin Ready|
March 9, 1944 |
Tanya Shewell replaced Carmen Amedori when she was appointed to the Parole Commission by Governor Bob Ehrlich in 2004. In 2007, she became the Deputy Minority Whip in the Maryland House of Delegates. Shewell represents District 5A, which covers Carroll County, MD.
Tanya Shewell is the manager/owner of a family rental property business, Shewell Enterprises, since 1969. She has worked for State Department of Education at the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, 1970–77, the Carroll Lutheran Health Care Center, 1981–83, and Executive Director, Granite House Inc., 1983-1991.
- voted against in-state tuition for illegal immigrants in 2007 (HB6)
- 2006 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 5A
- Voters to choose two:
Name Votes Percent Outcome Tanya Thornton Shewell, Rep. 18,785 32.9% Won Nancy R. Stocksdale, Rep. 20,630 36.1% Won Ann Darrin, Dem. 9,489 16.6% Lost Frank Henry Rammes, Dem. 8,192 14.3% Lost Other Write-Ins 57 0.1% Lost
- "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections. Retrieved on Sept. 11, 2007
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