John O'Neal (politician)

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This article is about the West Virginia state legislator. For others with similar names, see John O'Neil.
John O'Neal
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 28th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 12, 2013
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 27th district
In office
January 2011 – January 2013
Personal details
Born Hinton, West Virginia
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Beckley, West Virginia
Alma mater Alderson Broaddus College
Liberty University

John David O'Neal IV[2] (born in Hinton, West Virginia) is an American politician and a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 28 since January 12, 2013. O'Neal served consecutively from January 2011 until January 2013 in the District 27 seat.

Education[edit]

O'Neal earned his BA in political science from Alderson Broaddus College (now Alderson Broaddus University), his MA in religion from Liberty University, and his .

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Redistricted to District 28, O'Neal ran in the three-way May 8, 2012 Republican Primary and placed first with 1,341 votes (40.9%),[3] and placed first in the four-way two-position November 6, 2012 General election with 8,189 votes (28.9%) ahead of fellow Republican Roy Cooper (who had run in District 26 in 2010) and Democratic nominees Jeffry Pritt and Al Martine.[4]
  • 2010 O'Neal ran in the four-way May 11, 2010 Republican Primary and placed third with 1,558 votes (22.5%),[5] and placed fourth in the nine-way five-position November 2, 2010 General election behind Linda Sumner (R), Rick Snuffer (R), and Rick Moye (D).[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John D. O'Neal IV". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ "John O'Neal's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 8, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 11, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 2, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 

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