Rupert Phillips

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Rupert Phillips
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 24th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 12, 2013
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 19th district
In office
January 2011 – January 2013
Preceded by Jeff Eldridge
Personal details
Born (1969-02-17) February 17, 1969 (age 46)
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Lorado, West Virginia

Rupert W. Phillips, Jr. (born February 17, 1969) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 24[2] since January 12, 2013. Phillips served consecutively from January 2011 until January 2013 in the District 19 seat.

Education[edit]

Phillips graduated from Man High School.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Redistricted to District 24 alongside former Representative Lidella Hrutkay, Phillips ran in the seven-way May 8, 2012 Democratic Primary and placed first with 2,917 votes (26.2%) ahead of Ted Tomblin, who placed second, and former Representative Hrutkay, who took third;[3] Phillips and Tomblin were unopposed for the November 6, 2012 General election where Phillips placed second with 6,861 votes (47.4%).[4]
  • 2008 Phillips ran in the twelve-way May 13, 2008 Democratic Primary, but did not place in the top four;[5] the frontrunners were unopposed for the four-position November 4, 2008 General election.[6]
  • 2010 Phillips ran in the eleven-way May 11, 2010 Democratic Primary and placed third with 3,205 votes (13.0%) ahead of former Representative Ted Ellis,[7] the frontrunners won the six-way four-position November 2, 2010 General election where Phillips placed fourth with 8,672 votes (18.1%) behind incumbent Representatives Ralph Rodighiero, Greg Butcher, and Josh Stowers and ahead of Republican nominees Chad Story and Elias Gregory,[8] who had run for the seat in 2006.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rupert Phillips Jr.". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Rupert Phillips, Jr.'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. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 13, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 4, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 11, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  8. ^ "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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