Shelly Wood is trying to be the first Democrat to become the commonwealth attorney for Chesapeake in decades. Born and bred in Chesapeake as she says, Wood believes that growing up in the area gives her an advantage in knowing how to best serve her community.

Listen below and hear Wood describe herself and her campaign as well as what her priorities would be if elected the next commonwealth attorney of Chesapeake.

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