Allen Evans

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Allen Evans
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 54
Incumbent
In office
1990-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 24
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Grant County Board of Education
1980-1990
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1963-1965
Personal
BirthdayJuly 11, 1939
Place of birthHarrisonburg, WV
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Allen Evans (b. July 11, 1939) is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 54. He was first elected to the chamber in 1990.

Biography

Evans worked as President of Evans Poultry, Incorporated, a farmer, and on the Board of Directors of Wampler-Longacre Chicken. He served in the United States Army from 1963 to 1965. Evans also served on the Grant County Board of Education from 1980 to 1990.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Evans served on the following committees:

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Minority Chair
Finance
Natural Resources
Agriculture and Agri-business, Minority Chair
Joint Finance

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Evans served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Evans served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of West Virginia House of Delegates will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 13, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 25, 2014. Incumbent Allen Evans defeated Kevin Hagerty in the Republican primary. Evans is unopposed in the general election.[2][3]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 54 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAllen Evans Incumbent 64.4% 1,256
Kevin Hagerty 35.6% 693
Total Votes 1,949

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Evans ran for re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 54. Evans ran unopposed in the May 8 primary election and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Evans was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 48 in the November 2, 2010, general election. He defeated Republican Phyllis M. Cole in the May 11 primary. He was unopposed in the general election.[7][8][9]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 48 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Allen Evans (R) 4,794 100%
West Virginia State Senate, District 48 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Allen Vincent Evans (R) 1,964 58.75%
Phyllis Marie Cole (R) 1,379 41.25%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Evans is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Evans raised a total of $63,750 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 31, 2013.[10]

Allen Evans's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 West Virginia State House, District 54 Won $4,250
2010 West Virginia State House, District 48 Won $22,604
2008 West Virginia State House, District 48 Won $13,750
2006 West Virginia State House, District 48 Won $7,250
2004 West Virginia State House, District 48 Won $3,486
2002 West Virginia State House, District 48 Won $1,950
2000 West Virginia State House, District 48 Won $3,550
1998 West Virginia State House, District 48 Won $6,910
Grand Total Raised $63,750

2012

Evans won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, Evans raised a total of $4,250.
West Virginia House of Delegates 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Allen Evans's campaign in 2012
American Electric Power$750
Dominion$500
West Virginia Bankers Association$500
Firstenergy Corp$500
West Virginia Hospital Association$400
Total Raised in 2012$4,250
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Evans won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2010. During that election cycle, Evans raised a total of $22,604.

2008

Evans won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2008. During that election cycle, Evans raised a total of $13,750.

2006

Evans won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2006. During that election cycle, Evans raised a total of $7,250.

2004

Evans won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2004. During that election cycle, Evans raised a total of $3,486.

2002

Evans won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2002. During that election cycle, Evans raised a total of $1,950.

2000

Evans won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2000. During that election cycle, Evans raised a total of $3,550.

1998

Evans won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 1998. During that election cycle, Evans raised a total of $6,910.

Personal

Evans and his wife, Beverly Riggleman, have one child.

Scorecards

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2014

In 2014, the West Virginia State Legislature was in session from January 8 through March 10.

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