Carol Miller (politician)

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Carol Miller
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from West Virginia's 3rd district
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Preceded byEvan Jenkins
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 16th district
In office
January 12, 2013 – January 3, 2019
Preceded byKelli Sobonya
Succeeded byDaniel Linville
John Mandt
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 15th district
In office
January 2007 – January 2013
Preceded byMargarette Leach
Succeeded byGeoff Foster
Personal details
Born
Carol Devine

(1950-11-04) November 4, 1950 (age 68)
Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
RelativesSamuel L. Devine (Father)
EducationColumbia College, South Carolina (BA)
WebsiteHouse website

Carol Devine Miller (born November 4, 1950) is an American politician who is the representative in West Virginia's 3rd congressional district, serving since 2019. She previously served as a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 15th district from 2007 to 2013 and the 16th district from 2013 to January 2019[1][2] She is a member of the Republican Party.

The daughter of U.S. Representative Samuel L. Devine,[3] Miller was elected as the Republican nominee in the 2018 United States House of Representatives election in West Virginia's 3rd congressional district.[4][5]

Education[edit]

Miller earned a bachelor's degree in history and political science from Columbia College.

Political career[edit]

Challenging District 15 Democratic representatives Margarette Leach, Kevin Craig, and Jim Morgan, Miller placed in the four-way three-selectee 2004 Republican primary, but lost the six-way three-position general election on November 2, 2004 (all the incumbents were re-elected).

Challenging the incumbents again, Miller placed in the six-way three-selectee 2006 Republican primary and was elected in the six-way three-position general election on November 7, 2006 unseating Leach. Incumbent Democratic representatives Craig and Morgan were re-elected.

Miller placed first in the three-way Republican primary on May 13, 2008 with 2,116 votes (43.8%).[6] She then placed third in the six-way three-position general election on November 4, 2008 with 8,163 votes (18.2%) behind incumbent representatives Craig and Morgan and ahead of non-selectee candidates Democrat Carl Eastham, and Republicans James Carden and Paula Stewart.[7]

Miller placed first in the three-way Republican primary on May 11, 2010 with 1,505 votes (44.4%).[8] She then placed second in the six-way three-position general election on November 2, 2010 with 6,601 votes (19.7%) behind incumbent representative Craig and ahead of Morgan and non-selectee candidates Democrat Matthew Woelfel, and Republicans Patrick Lucas and Douglas Franklin.[9]

With all three incumbent District 15 representatives redistricted to District 16, Miller placed first in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012 with 1,745 votes (19.6%),.[10] She then placed second in the five-way three-position general election on November 6, 2012 with 8,415 votes (21.8%) behind incumbent Democratic representative Craig and ahead of incumbent Democratic representative Morgan and non-selectee candidates Democrat Sean Hornbuckle and Republican Mike Davis.[11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carol Miller's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 27, 2014.
  2. ^ "Carol Miller". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved March 27, 2014.
  3. ^ http://www.delegatecarolmiller.com/biography/
  4. ^ "Carol Miller (West Virginia)". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  5. ^ "U.S. House 3 candidate: Carol Miller (R)". Herald Dispatch. March 28, 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 13, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 27, 2014.
  7. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 4, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 27, 2014.
  8. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 11, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 27, 2014.
  9. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 2, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 27, 2014.
  10. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 8, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 27, 2014.
  11. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved March 27, 2014.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Evan Jenkins
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from West Virginia's 3rd congressional district

2019–present
Incumbent
U.S. order of precedence (ceremonial)
Preceded by
Dan Meuser
United States Representatives by seniority
395th
Succeeded by
Debbie Mucarsel-Powell