Larry Kump

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Larry Kump
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 59th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 12, 2013
Preceded by District created
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 52nd district
In office
January 2011 – January 2013
Preceded by Craig Blair
Succeeded by Larry Williams
Personal details
Born (1948-01-27) January 27, 1948 (age 66)
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Falling Waters, West Virginia
Alma mater Hagerstown Community College
Frostburg State University
Website larrykump.com

Larry Douglas Kump[2] (born January 27, 1948 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania) is an American politician and a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 59 since January 12, 2013. Kump served consecutively from January 2011 until January 2013 in the District 52 seat. In May 2014 he lost the Republican primary to 17-year old, Saira Blair.[3]

Education[edit]

Kump earned his associate degree from Hagerstown Community College and his BS degree in political science from Frostburg State University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2010 When District 52 Republican Representative Craig Blair ran for West Virginia Senate and left the seat open, Kump was unopposed for the May 11, 2010 Republican Primary, winning with 728 votes,[4] and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 3,735 votes (57.1%) against Democratic nominee Michael Roberts,[5] who had run for the seat in 2008.
  • 2012 Redistricted to District 59, Kump was unopposed for both the May 8, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 1,249 votes,[6] and the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 6,023 votes.[7]
  • 2014 Kump lost the primary to Saira Blair by a vote of 54.5 percent to 45.5 percent.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Larry D. Kump". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Larry Kump's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Blair topples incumbent Kump in W.Va. primary election". Herald Mail. 2014-05-13. Retrieved 2014-05-14. 
  4. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 11, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 2, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 8, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  8. ^ McVey, John (2014-05-14). "Saira Blair upsets Kump in 59th District Race". The Journal. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 

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