Harry Keith White

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Harry Keith White
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 21st district
In office
January 2003 – January 5, 2016
Succeeded by Phyllis White
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 19th district
In office
January 1997 – January 2003
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 19th district
In office
September 11, 1992 – January 1995
Personal details
Born (1946-02-05) February 5, 1946 (age 72)
Huntington, West Virginia
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Gilbert, West Virginia
Alma mater Marshall University
Military service
Service/branch United States Navy
Pilot
Years of service 1968–1973
Rank Lieutenant

Harry Keith White[1] (born February 5, 1946 in Huntington, West Virginia) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 21 since January 2003. White served consecutively from January 1997 until January 2003 and non-consecutively from his appointment September 11, 1992 until January 1995 in a District 19 seat.

Education[edit]

White earned his BBA from Marshall University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 White was challenged in the May 8, 2012 Democratic Primary, winning with 2,622 votes (83.7%),[2] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 3,816 votes (72.6%) against Republican nominee Roger Stacy.[3]
  • Early 1990s Initially appointed to District 19, White was elected in the 1992 Democratic Primary and the November 3, 1992 General election.
  • 1996 White and Steven Kominar won the 1996 Democratic Primary and the November 5, 1996 General election.
  • 1998 White and Representative Kominar were challenged in the six-way 1998 Democratic Primary where both placed and were unopposed for the November 3, 1998 General election.
  • 2000 White and Representative Kominar were challenged in the six-way 2000 Democratic Primary where both placed and were unopposed for the November 7, 2000 General election.
  • 2002 Redistricted to District 21, with incumbent Representative Earnie Kuhn redistricted to District 18, White was unopposed for both the 2002 Democratic Primary and the November 5, 2002 General election.
  • 2004 White was unopposed for the 2004 Democratic Primary and won the November 2, 2004 General election against Republican nominee James Saunders.
  • 2006 White and returning 2004 Republican opponent James Saunders were both unopposed for their 2006 primaries, setting up a rematch; White won the November 7, 2006 General election against Saunders.
  • 2008 White was unopposed for both the May 13, 2008 Democratic Primary, winning with 3,478 votes,[4] and the November 4, 2008 General election, winning with 3,461 votes.[5]
  • 2010 White was unopposed for both the May 11, 2010 Democratic Primary, winning with 2,323 votes,[6] and the November 2, 2010 General election, winning with 2,593 votes.[7]

References[edit]

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

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