Terry, 73, lives on the family farm in Patrick County, where she is retired from public office but not from politics.
“Mark Herring is stuck in the past,” Terry says in a current advertisement for Jay Jones, who is running for the Democratic nomination for Attorney General against incumbent Mark Herring. Herring “supported an animal rights office before he supported a civil rights office.”
Terry’s political career began in 1978, when she was elected as a state delegate and ended when she lost to George Allen in a bid for the governorship in 1993.
“It was a bad year for Democrats,” Terry said. “You can plan an outdoor wedding, and everything can be beautiful, but if it rains…