Bob Ashley (politician)

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Bob Ashley
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 11th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 2001
Preceded by Oscar Hines
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 28th district
In office
January 1985 – January 1999
Succeeded by Oscar Hines
Personal details
Born (1953-07-04) July 4, 1953 (age 61)
Charleston, West Virginia
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Spencer, West Virginia
Alma mater Marshall University

Robert 'Bob' G. Ashley[2] (born July 4, 1953 in Charleston, West Virginia) is an American politician and a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 11 since January 12, 2001. Ashley previously served from January 1985 until January 1999.

Education[edit]

Ashley earned his BBA from Marshall University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Ashley was unopposed for the May 8, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 1,475 votes;[3] returning 2010 opponent Mark Myers ran as the Mountain Party candidate, setting up a rematch. Ashley won the November 6, 2012 General election with 4,699 votes (81.1%) against Myers.[4]
  • 1980s and 1990s Ashley was initially elected in the 1984 Republican Primary and November 6, 1984 General election, and re-elected in the general elections of November 4, 1986, November 8, 1988, November 6, 1990, November 2, 1992, November 8, 1994, and November 5, 1996.
  • 1998 Ashley was unopposed for the 1998 Republican Primary but lost the November 3, 1998 General election to Democratic nominee Oscar Hines.
  • 2000 Ashley and Representative Hines were both unopposed for their 2000 primaries, setting up a rematch; Ashley won the November 7, 2000 General election against Representative Hines.
  • 2002 Ashley was unopposed for the 2002 Republican Primary and was re-elected in the November 5, 2002 General election against Democratic nominee Bill Groves.
  • 2004 Ashley was unopposed for both the 2004 Republican Primary and the November 2, 2004 General election.
  • 2006 Ashley was unopposed for both the 2006 Republican Primary and the November 7, 2006 General election.
  • 2008 Ashley was unopposed for both the May 13, 2008 Republican Primary, winning with 1,513 votes,[5] and the November 4, 2008 General election, winning with 4,983 votes.[6]
  • 2010 Ashley was unopposed for the May 11, 2010 Republican Primary, winning with 1,069 votes,[7] and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 3,266 votes (80.9%) against Mountain Party candidate Mark Myers.[8]

References[edit]

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

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