Randy Swartzmiller

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Randy Swartzmiller
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 1st[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 2001
Personal details
Born (1960-05-14) May 14, 1960 (age 54)
Weirton, West Virginia
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Chester, West Virginia
Alma mater West Liberty State College
Mountain State University

Randal 'Randy' Duane Swartzmiller (born May 14, 1960 in Weirton, West Virginia) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 1[2] since January 2001.

Education[edit]

Swartzmiller earned his BA from West Liberty State College (now West Liberty University) and his MS from Mountain State University (since closed).

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Swartzmiller and Representative Ronnie Jones were challenged in the three-way May 8, 2012 Democratic Primary where Swartzmiller placed first with 3,968 votes (45.2%),[3] and placed first in the four-way two-position November 6, 2012 General election with 9,059 votes (36.3%) ahead of Representative Jones (D) and Republican nominees Carl Thompson and Justin Bull.[4]
  • 2000 When House District 1 Representative Jeff Davis left the Legislature and left a district seat open, Swartzmiller and Joe DeLong placed in the six-way 2000 Democratic Primary displacing Representative Tamara Pettit; they went on to win the three-way two-position November 7, 2000 General election.
  • 2002 Swartzmiller and Representative DeLong were challenged in the four-way 2002 Democratic Primary but won, and were unopposed for the November 5, 2002 General election.
  • 2004 Swartzmiller and Representative DeLong were challenged in the five-way 2004 Democratic Primary but won, and were re-elected in the four-way two-position November 2, 2004 General election.
  • 2006 Swartzmiller and Representative DeLong were unopposed for both the 2006 Democratic Primary and the November 7, 2006 General election.
  • 2008 When Representative DeLong ran for Secretary of State of West Virginia and left a district seat open, Swartzmiller placed first in the three-way May 13, 2008 Democratic Primary with 5,090 votes (45.9%); former Representative Pettit finished third.[5] Swartzmiller placed first in the three-way two-position November 4, 2008 General election with 8,763 votes (40.0%) and ahead of Republican nominee Pat McGeehan and fellow Democratic nominee Benton Manypenny.[6]
  • 2010 When District 1 Republican Representative McGeehan ran for West Virginia Senate and left a seat open, Swartzmiller placed first in the four-way May 11, 2010 Democratic Primary with 3,213 votes (44.0%),[7] and placed first in the three-way two-position November 2, 2010 General election with 6,853 votes (43.4%) ahead of fellow Democratic nominee Ronnie Jones and Independent candidate Amanda Mesler.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Randy Swartzmiller". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Randy Swartzmiller's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 8, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 13, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 4, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 11, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 2, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 7, 2014. 

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