List of members of the 80th West Virginia Senate

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This is a list of members of the 80th West Virginia Senate. It contains members of the West Virginia Senate for the 80th West Virginia Legislature, which convened in January 2011.[1]

Leadership of the 80th West Virginia Senate[edit]

Position Name Party District County
President of the Senate/Lieutenant Governor Jeffrey V. Kessler Democratic 2 Marshall Co.
President Pro Tempore Joseph M. Minard Democratic 12 Harrison Co.
Majority Leader John Unger Democratic 16 Berkeley Co.
Minority Leader Mike Hall Republican 4 Putnam Co.
Majority Whip Richard Browning Democratic 9 Wyoming Co.
Minority Whip Karen L. Facemyer Republican 4 Jackson Co.

Members of the 80th West Virginia Senate, by District[edit]

District Senator Party Residence District County/Counties
1 Robert J. "Rocky" Fitzsimmons[2] Democratic Ohio Brooke, Hancock, Ohio (part)
Jack Yost Democratic Brooke
2 Larry J. Edgell Democratic Wetzel Calhoun, Doddridge, Marion (part), Marshall,
Monongalia (part), Ohio (part), Ritchie, Tyler, Wetzel
Jeffrey V. Kessler Democratic Marshall
3 Donna J. Boley Republican Pleasants Pleasants, Roane (part), Wirt, Wood
David Nohe Republican Wood
4 Karen L. Facemyer Republican Jackson Jackson, Mason, Putnam, Roane (part)
Mike Hall Republican Putnam
5 Evan Jenkins Democratic Raleigh Cabell, Wayne (part)
Robert H. Plymale Democratic Wayne
6 H. Truman Chafin Democratic Mingo McDowell, Mercer (part), Mingo (part), Wayne (part)
John Pat Fanning Democratic McDowell
7 Ron Stollings Democratic Boone Boone, Lincoln, Logan, Wayne (part)
Art Kirkendoll[3][4] Democratic Logan
8 Corey Palumbo Democratic Kanawha Kanawha
Erik Wells Democratic
9 Richard Browning Democratic Wyoming Raleigh, Wyoming (part)
Mike Green Democratic Raleigh
10 Ron Miller Democratic Greenbrier Fayette (part), Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Summers
Mark Wills[5] Democratic Mercer
11 William R. Laird, IV Democratic Fayette Fayette (part), Clay, Nicholas, Upshur, Webster
Gregory Tucker Democratic Nicholas
12 Douglas E. Facemire Democratic Braxton Braxton, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis
Joseph M. Minard Democratic Harrison
13 Bob Beach Democratic Monongalia Marion (part), Monongalia (part)
Roman W. Prezioso, Jr. Democratic Marion
14 David Sypolt Republican Preston Barbour, Grant (part), Mineral (part),
Monongalia (part), Preston, Taylor
Bob Williams Democratic Taylor
15 Clark S. Barnes Republican Randolph Berkeley, Grant (part), Hardy, Hampshire,
Pendleton, Pocahontas, Randolph, Upshur (part)
Walt Helmick Democratic Pocahontas
16 Herb Snyder Democratic Jefferson Berkeley (part), Jefferson
John Unger Democratic Berkeley
17 Dan Foster Democratic Kanawha Kanawha
Brooks McCabe Democratic


  1. ^ "West Virginia’s 80th Legislature Begins Consideration of State Budget". WRAP-UP: The Newsletter of the West Virginia Legislature (Volume XXII, Issue 1). West Virginia Legislature. January 19, 2011. On Wednesday, January 12, 2011, the 1st Regular Session of the 80th West Virginia Legislature began 
  2. ^ appointed on December 26, 2012 by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin following the December 10, 2012 resignation of Senator Orphy Klempa
  3. ^
  4. ^ appointed to unexpired term caused by the election of Earl Ray Tomblin as Governor of West Virginia
  5. ^ elected to unexpired term caused by the death of Don Caruth

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