Craig Blair

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Craig Blair
Member of the West Virginia Senate
from the 15th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
December 1, 2012
Serving with Charles S. Trump IV
Preceded by Clark Barnes
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 52nd district
In office
January 2003 – January 2011
Preceded by Vicki Douglas
Succeeded by Larry Kump
Personal details
Born (1959-10-17) October 17, 1959 (age 55)
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Children Saira Blair
Residence Martinsburg, West Virginia
Website electcraigblair.com

Craig Philip Blair (born October 17, 1959) is an American politician and a Republican member of the West Virginia Senate representing District 15[1] since January 12, 2013. Blair served non-consecutively in the West Virginia Legislature from January 2003 until January 2011 in the West Virginia House of Delegates in the District 52 seat.

Elections[edit]

2002[edit]

When House District 52 Democratic Delegate Vicki Douglas left the Legislature and left the seat open, Blair won the 2002 Republican Primary and won the November 5, 2002 General election against Democratic nominee Craig Shibley.

2004[edit]

Blair was unopposed for the 2004 Republican Primary and won the November 2, 2004 General election against Democratic nominee Scott Funk.

2006[edit]

Blair was unopposed for both the 2006 Republican Primary and the November 7, 2006 General election.

2008[edit]

Blair was unopposed for the May 13, 2008 Republican Primary, winning with 1,947 votes,[2] and won the November 4, 2008 General election with 4,994 votes (54.8%) against Democratic nominee Mike Roberts.[3]

2010[edit]

To challenge Senate District 16 incumbent Democratic Senator John Unger, Blair was unopposed for the May 11, 2010 Republican Primary, winning with 3,556 votes,[4] but lost the November 2, 2010 General election to Senator Unger by 318 votes (less than 1%).[5]

2012[edit]

Redistricted to District 15, and with incumbent Senator Clark Barnes redistricted to District 11, Blair was unopposed for the May 8, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 7,046 votes,[6] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 28,766 votes (80.8%) against Constitution Party candidate Daniel Litten.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Craig BLair's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 13, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 9, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 4, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 9, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 11, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 9, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 2, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 9, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 8, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 9, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 9, 2014. 

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