Cheryl won with 50.8% of the vote in Nov 2017 after losing a January 2017 special election against Rocky Holcomb.
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.