Barbara Fleischauer

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Barbara Fleischauer
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 51st[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 12, 2013
Preceded by Daryl Cowles
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 44th district
In office
January 2007 – January 2013
Preceded by Nancy Houston
Succeeded by Dana Lynch
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 44th district
In office
January 1995 – January 2005
Succeeded by Charlene Marshall
Personal details
Born (1953-09-01) September 1, 1953 (age 61)
Homestead, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Morgantown, West Virginia
Alma mater Allegheny College
West Virginia University College of Law
Profession Attorney
Website friendsofbarbara.com

Barbara Evans Fleischauer (born September 1, 1953 in Homestead, Pennsylvania) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 51[2] since January 12, 2013. Fleischauer served consecutively from January 2007 until January 2013 and non-consecutively from January 1995 until January 2005 in a District 44 seat.

Education[edit]

Fleischauer earned her BA degree from Allegheny College and her JD from the West Virginia University College of Law.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Redistricted to District 51 alongside the other three District 44 incumbents, Fleischauer placed second in the five-way May 8, 2012 Democratic Primary with 5,226 votes (24.5%),[3] and placed third in the eleven-way five-position November 6, 2012 General election with 14,381 votes (10.8%), behind incumbent Democratic Representative Charlene Marshall, former Republican Representative Cindy Frich, and ahead of incumbent Representatives Amanda Pasdon and Anthony Barill and non-selectees Republican nominee Kevin Poe (who had run for a District 44 seat in 2010), Democratic nominees Nancy Jamison and Billy Smerka, Republican nominees John Woods and Jay Redmond, and American Third Position candidate Harry Bertram,[4] who had run for governor in 2011.
  • 1990s & Early 2000s Fleischauer was initially elected to a District 44 seat in the 1994 Democratic Primary and November 8, 1994 General election, and was re-elected in the general election of November 5, 1996.
  • 1998 Fleischauer placed in the seven-way Democratic Primary and was re-elected in the eight-way four-position November 3, 1998 General election with nominees Sheirl Fletcher (R), Charlene Marshall (D), and Nancy Houston (D).
  • 2000 Fleischauer placed in the six-way 2000 Democratic Primary and was re-elected in the seven-way four position November 7, 2000 with incumbent Representatives Fletcher (R) and Marshall (D) and Democratic nominee Robert Beach, unseating Representative Houston (D).
  • 2002 When Representative Marshall ran for West Virginia Senate and Representative Fletcher left the Legislature leaving two district seats open, Fleischauer placed in the nine-way 2002 Democratic Primary and was re-elected in the seven-way four-position November 5, 2002 General election with incumbent Representative Beach (D), returning Representative Houston, and Republican nominee Cindy Frich.
  • 2004 Fleischauer placed in the five-way 2004 Democratic Primary but lost the eight-way four-position November 2, 2004 General election which re-elected incumbent Representatives Beach (D), Frich (R), and Houston (D), and reseated former Representative Marshall (D).
  • 2006 When Representative Houston left the Legislature and left a district seat open, Fleischauer placed in the six-way 2006 Democratic Primary and was re-elected in the eight-way four-position November 7, 2006 General election alongside incumbent Democratic Representatives Beach (D) and Marshall(D) and Democratic nominee Alex Shook.
  • 2008 Fleischauer placed second in the five-way May 13, 2008 Democratic Primary with 8,933 votes (23.5%),[5] and placed fourth in the six-way four-position November 4, 2008 General election with 16,061 votes (17.8%) behind incumbent Democratic Representatives Shook, Marshall, and Beach.[6]
  • 2010 When Representative Robert Beach ran for West Virginia Senate and left a seat open, Fleischauer placed second in the six-way May 11, 2010 Democratic Primary with 4,819 votes (22.6%),[7] and placed second in the ten-way four-position November 2, 2010 General election with 9,736 votes (12.5%) behind incumbent Democratic Representative Charlene Marshall and ahead of Republican nominee Amanda Pasdon, Democratic nominee Anthony Barill, and non-selectees Chris Walters (R), Stephen Cook (D), Kevin Poe (R), Kevin Patrick (R), Paul Brown (I), and Tad Britch (L).[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barbara Evans Fleischauer". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Barbara Fleischauer's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 8, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 13, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 4, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 11, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 2, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 

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