Bill Hamilton (West Virginia politician)

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Bill Hamilton
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 45th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 12, 2013
Preceded by Larry Williams
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 39th district
In office
January 2003 – January 2013
Preceded by Dale Riggs
Succeeded by Ron Walters
Personal details
Born (1950-07-14) July 14, 1950 (age 64)
Buckhannon, West Virginia
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Buckhannon, West Virginia
Alma mater Potomac State College

William 'Bill' David Hamilton (born July 14, 1950 in Buckhannon, West Virginia) is an American politician and a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 45[2] since January 12, 2013. Hamilton served consecutively from January 2003 until January 2013 in the District 39 seat.

Education[edit]

Hamilton graduated from Buckhannon-Upshur High School and attended Potomac State College.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Redistricted to District 45, and with District 45 incumbent Larry Williams redistricted to District 52, Hamilton was unopposed for both the May 8, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 2,490 votes,[3] and the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 5,669 votes.[4]
  • 2000 Hamilton challenged District 39 incumbent Representative Dale Riggs in the 2000 Republican Primary but lost to Representative Riggs, who was re-elected in the November 7, 2000 General election.
  • 2002 Hamilton challenged Representative Riggs again in the 2002 Republican Primary and won, and was unopposed for the November 5, 2002 General election.
  • 2004 Hamilton was unopposed for the 2004 Republican Primary and won the November 2, 2004 General election against Democratic nominee Teresa Khan.
  • 2006 Hamilton was unopposed for the 2006 Republican Primary and won the November 7, 2006 General election against Democratic nominee Ryan Thorn.
  • 2008 Hamilton was challenged in the May 13, 2008 Republican Primary but won with 2,233 votes (80.9%),[5] and was unopposed for the November 4, 2008 General election, winning with 6,285 votes.[6]
  • 2010 Hamilton was challenged in the three-way May 11, 2010 Republican Primary but won with 1,386 votes (62.9%),[7] and was unopposed for the November 2, 2010 General election, winning with 4,765 votes.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bill Hamilton". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Bill Hamilton's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 8, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 13, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 4, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 11, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 2, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 

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