Brian Kurcaba

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Brian Kurcaba
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Candidate for
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 51
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sWest Virginia University
Master'sWest Virginia University
Campaign website
Brian Christopher Kurcaba is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 51 of the West Virginia House of Delegates.[1]


Campaign themes


Kurcaba's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Local Issue 1: Reduce Traffic and Improve Infrastructure in Morgantown
Excerpt: "Unlike many parts of the state, the greater Morgantown area has grown tremendously in the last decade. During this time the citizens of the county have paid hundreds of millions of dollars in state taxes. It is time for more of those dollars to come back to the area to support our growth and infrastructure. Despite some creative fixes in strategic locations, the traffic in Morgantown continues to be a problem."
  • State Issue 1: Term Limits for State and Federal Elected Officials.
Excerpt: "When the founders of our country put the constitution into place they didn’t intend on the legislative body to be encompassed of career politicians. The House of Representatives much like the WV House of Delegates is set up with two year terms. The founders intended on frequent turnover in the position to allow new people and new ideas to be able to be voiced as the needs of the citizens changed."
  • State Issue 2: Reduce taxes and the power of the state government.
Excerpt: "Our state has enormous fiscal challenges over the next 10 years. believe our State Legislators should cut the budget leaving more money in the hands of the people."
  • State Issue 3: Eliminating Voter Fraud.
Excerpt: "It is vital we protect one of the most important rights we have as United States Citizens, our right to vote. West Virginia has been ripe with voter fraud for decades and it needs to stop now. A simple measure of taking a person’s identification at the polls is a way to mitigate this risk."
  • State Issue 4: Defend our traditional West Virginia values, protect our Second Amendment freedoms
  • State Issue 5: Put an end to unlimited tax payer funded abortions-on-demand.



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. District 51 is represented by five delegates. Incumbents Tony Barill, Barbara Fleischauer, and Charlene Marshall and John Williams and Nancy Jamison defeated Michael Safcsak and Marti Shamberger in the Democratic primary. Incumbents Cindy Frich and Amanda Pasdon and Brian Kurcaba, Joe Statler and Bill Flanigan defeated Todd Stainbrook and Roger Shuttlesworth in the Republican primary. Barill, Fleischauer, Marshall, Williams, Jamison, Frich, Kurcaba, Pasdon, Statler, Flanigan and Ed Olesh (L) will face off in the general election.[1][3]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 51 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Evans Fleischauer Incumbent 19.6% 3,346
Green check mark transparent.pngCharlene Marshall Incumbent 18.4% 3,149
Green check mark transparent.pngTony Barill Incumbent 14.1% 2,407
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Williams 13% 2,223
Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Jamison 12.8% 2,183
Marti Shamberger 11.4% 1,955
Michael Safcsak 10.8% 1,846
Total Votes 17,109
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 51 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCindy Frich Incumbent 20% 1,946
Green check mark transparent.pngAmanda Pasdon Incumbent 19.7% 1,916
Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Kurcaba 19.4% 1,896
Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Statler 16.2% 1,576
Green check mark transparent.pngBill Flanigan 12.4% 1,211
Roger Shuttlesworth 7.6% 737
Todd Stainbrook 4.8% 467
Total Votes 9,749

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