Steve Harrison (West Virginia politician)

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Steve Harrison
Senator Steve Harrison.jpg
Member of the West Virginia Senate
from the 8th district
In office
2003–2006
Preceded by John R. Mitchell, Jr.
Succeeded by Erik Wells
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 32nd district
In office
1993–2002
Personal details
Born (1966-10-25) October 25, 1966 (age 48)
Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Kristen
Children Benjamin
Maggie
Residence Cross Lanes, West Virginia, U.S.
Alma mater Brown University
Religion Christian

Steve Harrison is an American politician from the state of West Virginia. A member of the Republican Party, Harrison served in both the West Virginia House of Delegates and West Virginia Senate. He is currently the Clerk of the West Virginia House of Delegates.

Career[edit]

Harrison served in the West Virginia House of Delegates and West Virginia Senate for a total of 14 years. He opted not to run for reelection to the state Senate in 2006.[1][2] Since retiring from the state Senate, Harrison has worked for Poca Valley Bank, and played as a placekicker for a semi-professional American football team. He also coaches track and field.[1]

Harrison lost the May 2014 primary for the United States House of Representatives, running to represent West Virginia's 2nd congressional district in the 2014 election. Incumbent Shelley Moore Capito was running for the United States Senate. Harrison had won a straw poll held by the Republican Executive Committee of Kanawha County, but ended up losing the primary.[3]

Personal[edit]

Harrison received a bachelor's degree from Brown University. He is married.[1]

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