Marty Gearheart

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Marty Gearheart
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 27th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 12, 2013
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 24th district
In office
November 2, 2010 – January 2013
Preceded by Bill Cole
Personal details
Born (1961-09-15) September 15, 1961 (age 52)
Zebulon, North Carolina
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Bluefield, West Virginia
Alma mater Concord University
Website martygearheart.wordpress.com

Gary Martin 'Marty' Gearheart[2] (born September 15, 1961 in Zebulon, North Carolina) is an American politician and a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 27 since January 12, 2013. Gearheart served consecutively from November 2, 2010 until January 2013 in the District 24 seat.

Education[edit]

Gearheart earned his BS in education from Concord University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Redistricted to District 27, Gearheart ran in the three-way May 8, 2012 Republican Primary and placed third by 65 votes with 1,516 votes (32.4%),[3] and placed third in the six-way November 6, 2012 General election with 9,333 votes (18.8%) behind former Senator John Shott and Republican nominee Joe Ellington and ahead of Democratic nominees Ryan Flanigan, Greg Ball, and Bill Morefield,[4] who had run for a District 25 seat in 2006 and 2010.
  • 2010 District 24 Republican Representative John Shott was unopposed for the May 11, 2010 Republican Primary,[5] but was appointed to the West Virginia Senate to fill a vacancy; Gearheart replaced him on the ballot for the November 2, 2010 General election, and won unopposed with 2,797 votes.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marty Gearheart". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Marty Gearheart'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. ^ a b "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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