Jeff Eldridge

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Jeff Eldridge
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 22nd[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 12, 2013
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 19th district
In office
January 2005 – January 2011
Preceded by Bill Wright
Succeeded by Rupert Phillips
Personal details
Born (1967-01-13) January 13, 1967 (age 47)
Xenia, Ohio
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Alum Creek, West Virginia
Alma mater Marshall University

Jeffrey 'Jeff' Allen Eldridge (born January 13, 1967 in Xenia, Ohio) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 22[2] since January 12, 2013. Eldridge served non-consecutively from January 2005 until January 2011 in the District 19 seat.

Education[edit]

Eldridge earned his BA in education and other degrees from Marshall University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Redistricted to District 22 alongside Democratic incumbent Representative Josh Stowers, Eldridge ran in the six-way May 8, 2012 Democratic Primary and placed second with 2,348 votes (29.3%),[3] and placed second in the four-way two-position November 6, 2012 General election with 5,262 votes (26.3%), behind Representative Stowers and ahead of Republican nominees Michel Moffatt and Gary Johngrass.[4]
  • 2002 Initially in District 19, Eldridge ran in the seven-way 2002 Democratic Primary but lost; the four frontrunners won the eight-way four-position November 5, 2002 General election.
  • 2004 Eldridge placed in the ten-way 2004 Democratic Primary ahead of incumbent Representative Bill Wright; Eldridge and the other three incumbent won the eight-way four-position November 2, 2004 General election.
  • 2006 Eldridge placed in the twelve-way 2006 Democratic Primary; the four frontrunners won the seven-way four-position November 7, 2006 General election.
  • 2008 Eldridge ran in the twelve-way May 13, 2008 Democratic Primary, placing fourth with 5,194 votes (10.2%);[5] they were unopposed in the four-position November 4, 2008 General election, where Eldridge placed third with 13,511 votes (23.5%).[6]
  • 2010 Eldridge challenged Senate District 7 appointed Democratic Senator Ron Stollings in the May 11, 2010 Democratic Primary, but lost to Senator Stollings,[7] who was unopposed for the November 2, 2010 General election and was elected to the remainder of the term.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jeff Eldridge". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Jeff Eldridge's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 8, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 13, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 4, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 11, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 2, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 

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