Brady Paxton

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Brady Paxton
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 13th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
April 22, 1999
Preceded by Gary Tillis
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 29th district
In office
January 1993 – January 1995
Personal details
Born (1947-01-21) January 21, 1947 (age 67)
Bancroft, West Virginia
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Poca, West Virginia
Alma mater West Virginia State College
Military service
Service/branch United States Army
Battles/wars Vietnam War

Brady Ralph Paxton (born January 21, 1947 in Bancroft, West Virginia) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 13[2] since his April 22, 1999 appointment to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Representative Gary Tillis. Paxton served non-consecutively from January 1993 until January 1995.

Education[edit]

Paxton earned his BS from West Virginia State College (now West Virginia State University).

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Paxton and appointed Representative Helen Martin were unopposed for the May 8, 2012 Democratic Primary where Paxton placed first with 2,764 votes (57.0%).[3] Paxton placed first in the four-way two-position November 6, 2012 General election with 6,663 votes (27.8%) ahead of Republican nominee Scott Cadle, returning 2008 and 2010 Republican nominee Brian Scott, and unseated Representative Martin.[4]
  • 1994 Paxton was initially elected in the 1994 Democratic Primary and the November 8, 1994 General election.
  • 2000 Paxton placed in the three-way 2000 Democratic Primary and was elected in the four-way two-position November 7, 2000 General election alongside fellow Democratic nominee Dale Martin against Republican nominees Charlie Bonnett and Jack McLane.
  • 2002 Paxton and Representative Martin were challenged in the three-way 2002 Democratic Primary and were re-elected in the three-way two-position November 5, 2002 General election against returning Republican 2000 opponent Jack McLane.
  • 2004 Paxton and Representative Martin were challenged in the five-way 2004 Democratic Primary and were re-elected in the four-way two-position November 2, 2004 General election against Republican nominee Christopher Wood and returning 2000 and 2002 Republican opponent Jack McLane.
  • 2006 Paxton and Representative Martin were challenged in the three-way 2006 Democratic Primary and were re-elected in the three-way two-position November 7, 2006 General election against Republican nominee Penny Dick.
  • 2008 Paxton placed first in the three-way May 13, 2008 Democratic Primary with 3,886 votes (38.6%),[5] and placed first in the four-way two-position November 4, 2008 General election with 8,369 votes (22.9%) ahead of incumbent Representative Martin (D) and Republican nominees James McCormick and Brian Scott.[6]
  • 2010 Paxton and Representative Martin were unopposed for the May 11, 2010 Democratic Primary where Paxton placed first with 1,995 votes (52.7%),[7] and placed first in the three-way two-position November 2, 2010 General election with 6,175 votes (35.0%) ahead of incumbent Martin (D) and returning 2008 Republican challenger Brian Scott;[8] Representative Martin died during the session and his wife was appointed to finish the term.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brady Paxton". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Brady Paxton'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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