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Charlotte Lane
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Candidate for
U.S. House, West Virginia, District 2
Prior offices
Commissioner, U.S. International Trade Commission
Chairwoman/Commissioner, Public Service Commission of West Virginia
Bachelor'sMarshall University
J.D.West Virginia University
Campaign website
Charlotte Lane campaign logo
Charlotte Lane was a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of West Virginia. She lost the Republican nomination in the primary on May 13, 2014[1]


Lane earned a bachelor's degree from Marshall University and a J.D. from West Virginia University.[2]


She has served as commissioner of the U.S. International Trade Commission and chairwoman and commissioner of the Public Service Commission of West Virginia.[2]


Campaign themes


Lane lists the following campaign themes on her website:[3]

  • Jobs and the economy
  • Repealing Obamacare
  • Cut government spending
  • Upholding family values
  • Protecting the 2nd Amendment



See also: West Virginia's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

Lane ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent West Virginia's 2nd District. Lane lost the Republican nomination in the primary on May 13, 2014 to Alex Mooney.[1][4]

Republican primary results

U.S. House, West Virginia District 2 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAlex Mooney 36% 12,678
Robert Fluharty 1.8% 621
Steve Harrison 11% 3,885
Charlotte Lane 18.1% 6,358
Jim Moss 4.8% 1,684
Ken Reed 22.3% 7,848
Ron Walters Jr. 6% 2,125
Total Votes 35,199
Source: West Virginia Secretary of State


  • West Virginia Associated Builders and Contractors[5]
  • West Virginia Coal Association[5]
  • West Virginia Farm Bureau[5]

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Lane's reports.[6]

Charlotte Lane (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
October Quarterly[7]October 15, 2013$0$67,950$(12,922)$55,027
Year End[8]January 31, 2014$55,027$214,671$(14,922)$254,776
April Quarterly[9]April 24, 2014$254,776.11$51,100.00$(84,199.71)$221,676.40
Running totals


Lane lives in Charleston, West Virginia and has a daughter, son-in-law and young grandson.[2]

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