Joshua Nelson (politician)

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This article is about the West Virginia state legislator. For the American composer, see Josh Nelson. For the American singer, see Joshua Nelson.
Joshua Nelson
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 23rd[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 12, 2013
Personal details
Born (1987-02-20) February 20, 1987 (age 27)
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Alma mater Liberty University
Military service
Service/branch United States Marine Corps(2006–2011)
West Virginia Air National Guard (since 2011)

Joshua Allan Nelson[2] (born February 20, 1987) is an American politician and a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 23 since January 12, 2013.

Education[edit]

Nelson earned his BS in aeronautics from Liberty University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 To challenge Democratic Representative Larry Barker (who had been redistricted from District 18), Nelson was unopposed for the May 8, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 412 votes,[3] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 3,985 votes (62.4%) against Representative Barker.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joshua Nelson". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Joshua Nelson's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 8, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 

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