Cheryl Turpin


Cheryl Turpin

Cheryl won HD-85 Delegate seat with 50.8% in Nov 2017. In 2019, she is running for SD-7, where incumbent Frank Wagner (R) has decided to retire.

Delegate Cheryl Turpin grew up in an active military family. For the past 18 years, Cheryl's family has called the Kempsville area of Virginia Beach home. Her two adult daughters, Ellison and Patricia, are graduates of Kempsville High School.

Cheryl received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master of Education Degree from the University of Virginia. Cheryl has invested herself and her appreciation of education into the lives of local students for the past 24 years while serving as a High School Science teacher.

Cheryl, on the issues:

➔ Education +

  • Reduce the time dedicated to mandated testing and add it back into instructional time.
  • Provide full day public kindergarten for every child.
  • Give teachers the resources needed to increase the use of technology in the classroom.
  • ➔ Human Rights +

  • Protect and provide healthcare to all the citizens of the Commonwealth.
  • Demand a minimum wage that allows people to provide for their families.
  • Work in a bipartisan way to overhaul our criminal justice and mental health care systems to keep the Commonwealth safe and secure.
  • ➔ VA Workers & Economy +

  • Increase infrastructure spending to improve our roads and traffic conditions to attract families and businesses to Virginia Beach.
  • Create small business loans to encourage young entrepreneurs to start new businesses.
  • Expand broadband access so that every student, business, and entrepreneur has the tools they need to stay competitive.
  • Learn more on Cheryl's website issues page.




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    2018: Kaine received 56%.
    2017: Northam received 54% of the vote.
    2016: Clinton received 47%.
    2015 (SD) Dem lost w. 46%

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