Roy Cooper (politician)

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This article is about the West Virginia state legislator. For the North Carolina Attorney General, see Roy Cooper. For the ornithologist, see Roy Percy Cooper.
Roy Cooper
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 28th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 12, 2013
Personal details
Born (1945-03-05) March 5, 1945 (age 69)
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Wayside, West Virginia
Alma mater Tidewater Community College
Concord College

Roy Gale Cooper[2] (born March 5, 1945) is an American politician and a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 28 since January 12, 2013.

Education[edit]

Cooper earned his AS in Business management from Tidewater Community College and his BS in education from Concord College (now Concord University).

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Redistricted to District 28, Cooper ran in the three-way May 8, 2012 Republican Primary and placed second with 997 votes (30.4%),[3] and placed second in the four-way two-position November 6, 2012 General election with 4,233 votes (59.6%) behind incumbent Republican Representative John O'Neal (who had been redistricted from District 27) and ahead of Democratic nominees Jeffry Pritt and Al Martine.[4]
  • 2010 To challenge District 26 incumbent Democratic Representative Gerald Crosier, Cooper was unopposed for the May 11, 2010 Republican Primary, winning with 828 votes,[5] but lost the November 2, 2010 General election to Representative Crosier.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roy Cooper". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Roy Cooper's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 8, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 11, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 2, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 

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