Chris Stansbury

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Chris Stansbury
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Candidate for
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 35
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Place of birthCharleston, WV
Campaign website
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Christopher Alan Stansbury is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 35 of the West Virginia House of Delegates.[1]


Campaign themes


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

  • Jobs and the Economy
  • Encourage local, homegrown businesses
  • Attract in and out of state commerce to the district
  • Provide business training and counseling opportunities to local entrepreneurs
  • Will maintain and develop our infrastructure in order bolster commerce activity – including improvements to roads and highways, rail transit and broadband connectivity
  • Help entrepreneurs secure low-interest loans for capital improvements
  • Taxes
  • Simplify our state tax code for families, individuals and businesses
  • Restructure our tax code to increase competitiveness with other states
  • Eliminate taxes on machinery or inventory
  • Health Care
  • Generate market driven solutions to health care access and coverage
  • Allow patients to keep their doctor of choice
  • Promote healthier lifestyle choices and increase physical activity in schools
  • Improve our green spaces, sidewalks, and bike paths, ensuring our neighbors and communities have safe and accessible opportunities to enjoy physical activity outdoors
  • Education
  • Allow educational decisions to be made locally rather than mandated from top-heavy state boards or big government agencies
  • Provide options for school choice
  • Coal and Energy
  • Encourage the responsible extraction of coal, gas and oil.
  • Make sure our companies and workers lead the nation in safety
  • Train our citizens to meet the increasing need for a specialized, high-tech natural resources workforce
  • Oppose over-regulation by the EPA and WVDEP
  • Embrace new technology to enhance productivity and safety



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 take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 25, 2014. District 35 is represented by four delegates. Andrew Byrd, Thornton Cooper, Barbara Hatfield and Sherri Wong defeated John Caudill, IV, David Harless, Bret Nida, Joe Wallace and Gary Winter in the Democratic primary. Incumbents J.B. McCuskey, Eric Nelson, and Suzette Raines and Chris Stansbury defeated Richard McGinnis and Marie Sprouse-McDavid in the Republican primary. Byrd, Cooper, Hatfield, Wong, McCuskey, Nelson, Raines and Stansbury will face off in the general election.[1][3]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 35 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBobbie Hatfield 21.2% 3,601
Green check mark transparent.pngAndrew Byrd 14.8% 2,510
Green check mark transparent.pngSherri Wong 14.3% 2,435
Green check mark transparent.pngThornton Cooper 13.1% 2,232
John Caudill, IV 11.6% 1,976
Bret Nida 9% 1,539
Gary Winter 6.5% 1,114
David Harless 5% 851
Joe Wallace 4.4% 753
Total Votes 17,011
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 35 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEric Nelson Incumbent 24.9% 2,952
Green check mark transparent.pngSuzette Raines Incumbent 21.6% 2,563
Green check mark transparent.pngJ.B. McCuskey Incumbent 20.6% 2,445
Green check mark transparent.pngChris Stansbury 15.1% 1,789
Marie Sprouse-McDavid 10.8% 1,285
Richard McGinnis 6.9% 819
Total Votes 11,853



In 2014, Stansbury's endorsements include the following:[4]

  • WV Business and Industry PAC
  • WV CAR PAC (Automobile & Truck Dealers Association)
  • WV Coal Association
  • WV Chamber of Commerce PAC
  • WV Farm Bureau PAC
  • WV Hospital PAC
  • Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce

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