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Beverly Sherwood

Beverly Sherwood
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 29th district
Assumed office
January 12, 1994
Preceded by Alson H. Smith
Personal details
Born ( 1947 -05-29) May 29, 1947 (age 67)
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)
Militia, Police and Public Safety
Religion Baptist

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 J. Berg defeated Sherwood in a Republican primary.[2]

Electoral history

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


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