Rick Moye

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Rick Moye
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 29th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 12, 2013
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 27th district
In office
January 2007 – January 2013
Personal details
Born (1956-12-04) December 4, 1956 (age 58)
Beckley, West Virginia
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Crab Orchard, West Virginia
Alma mater Beckley College

Ricky 'Rick' Duane Moye[2] (born December 4, 1956 in Beckley, West Virginia) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 29 since January 12, 2013. Moye served consecutively from January 2007 until January 2013 in the District 27 seat.

Education[edit]

Moye attended Beckley College (later Mountain State University, since closed).

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Redistricted to District 29, Moye and returning 2006 Republican opponent Ron Hedrick both won their May 8, 2012 primaries,[3] setting up a rematch; Moye won the November 6, 2012 General election with 4,049 votes (58.0%) against Hedrick,[4] who had also run for the District 27 seat in 2004.
  • 2008 When Representative Kessler ran for West Virginia Governor and left a seat open, Moye placed third in the ten-way May 13, 2008 Democratic Primary with 7,941 votes (12.8%),[5] and placed second in the ten-way five-position November 4, 2008 General election with 15,918 votes (12.3%) behind incumbent Representative Sumner (R) and ahead of former state Senator Bill Wooten (D) and Representatives Susman (D) and Mahan (D), and non-selectees Louis Gall (D), Jeffrey Pack (R), Dereck Severt (R), Philip Stevens (R) and Albert Honaker (R).[6]
  • 2010 Moye placed first in the six-way May 11, 2010 Democratic Primary with 4,346 votes (19.5%),[7] and placed third in the nine-way five-position November 2, 2010 General election with 11,644 votes (15.1%) behind Representatives Sumner (R) and Republican nominee Rick Snuffer and ahead of Republican nominee John O'Neal and Representative Wooten (D), and non-selectees former Representative Susman (D), unseating Representatives Kessler (D) and Mahan (D), and Republican nominee Richard Franklin.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rick Moye". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved March 27, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Ricky Moye's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 27, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 8, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 27, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 27, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 13, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 27, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 4, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 27, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 11, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 27, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 2, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 27, 2014. 

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