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DEL. SEARS VISITS OLD DOMINION CLASS TUESDAY

Virginia Del. Winsome Sears of Norfolk, the first African-American female Republican to serve in the Virginia General Assembly, will be a guest Tuesday in Elizabeth Esinhart's "Women in Politics" class at Old Dominion University.

Sears, an Old Dominion graduate, will relate her experiences as a woman holding elected office during the class.

Sears, running for public office for the first time in 2001, defeated 20-year incumbant William P. Robinson Jr. for the 90th District seat. Sears received her bachelor's degree in English in 1992.

This article was posted on: November 22, 2002

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