David Perry (politician)

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David Perry
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 32nd[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 12, 2013
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 29th district
In office
January 2001 – January 2013
Preceded by William Laird IV
Succeeded by Rick Moye
Personal details
Born (1952-07-31) July 31, 1952 (age 62)
Oak Hill, West Virginia
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Oak Hill, West Virginia
Alma mater Beckley Junior College
Marshall University

David G. Perry (born July 31, 1952 in Oak Hill, West Virginia) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 32[2] since January 12, 2013. Perry served consecutively from January 2001 until January 2013 in a District 29 seat.

Education[edit]

Perry earned his AS from Beckley Junior College and his BA and MA from Marshall University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Redistricted to District 32 alongside Democratic incumbent Representatives Margaret Anne Staggers and John Pino, Perry placed second in the seven-way May 8, 2012 Democratic Primary with 3,653 votes (21.1%),[3] and placed second in the four-way three-position November 6, 2012 General election with 10,128 votes (29.9%), behind Representatives Staggers (D) and ahead of Representative Pino (D) and Mountain Party candidate Tighe Bullock.[4]
  • 2000 When House District 29 Representative William Laird IV left the Legislature and left a district seat open, Perry placed in the ten-way 2000 Democratic Primary and was elected in the four-way three-position November 7, 2000 General election alongside incumbent Representatives Tom Louisos (D) and John Pino (D).
  • 2002 Perry placed in the five-way 2002 Democratic Primary and was re-elected in the five-way three-position November 5, 2002 General election with incumbents Louisos (D) and Pino (D).
  • 2004 Perry placed in the seven-way 2004 Democratic Primary and was re-elected in the six-way three-position November 2, 2004 General election with incumbents Louisos (D) and Pino (D).
  • 2006 Perry placed in the seven-way 2006 Democratic Primary where Representative Louisos was displaced by nominee Margaret Anne Staggers; Perry and was re-elected in the four-way three-position November 7, 2006 General election with incumbent Pino (D) and fellow Democratic nominee Margaret Anne Staggers.
  • 2008 Perry placed second in the five-way May 13, 2008 Democratic Primary with 5,860 votes (22.4%) where former Representative Louisos displaced Representative Pino;[5] Perry placed second in the six-way four-position November 4, 2008 General election with 9,227 votes (22.9%) behind former Representative Louisos and ahead of incumbent Representative Staggers and Republican nominees Marshall Clay, Daniel Wright, and Steven Smith.[6]
  • 2010 Perry placed second in the five-way May 11, 2010 Democratic Primary with 2,619 votes (23.4%),[7] and placed second in the four-way three-position November 2, 2010 General election with 7,169 votes (27.5%) behind incumbent Staggers (D) and ahead of returning Representative Pino and returning 2008 Republican opponent Marshall Clay.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David G. Perry". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  2. ^ "David Perry'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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