Cindy Frich

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Cindy Frich
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West Virginia House of Delegates, District 51
Incumbent
In office
December 1, 2012 – present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 44
2003-2005
Education
Bachelor'sMiami University, 1987
Personal
BirthdayMarch 19, 1960
Place of birthPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Cindy Frich is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 51. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012. She previously served another term from 2003 to 2005.

Biography

Frich earned her B.A. in political science from Miami University in 1987 and attended West Virginia University.

Frich's professional experience includes working as a self-employed writer, political columnist at The Dominion Post, self-employed salesman, institute liaison at Chautauqua Institute and New York City Ballet, and salesman at Sound Investments. Frich previously ran for election to Senate District 13 in 2010.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business
Judiciary
Banking and Insurance
Joint Judiciary
Rule-Making Review

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 take place 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 defated 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][2]

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


2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Frich won election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 51. Frich advanced past the May 8 primary election and won election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 51 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCindy Frich 21.9% 2,969
Green check mark transparent.pngAmanda Pasdon Incumbent 18.1% 2,453
Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Scott Poe 16.5% 2,240
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn P. Woods 12.5% 1,698
Green check mark transparent.pngJay Redmond 12% 1,623
Michael Castle 11.8% 1,602
Elvis Austin 7.1% 958
Total Votes 13,543

2010

See also: West Virginia State Senate elections, 2010

Frich was unopposed in the May 11 primary. Frich was defeated by Democrat Bob Beach in the November 2 general election.[6]

West Virginia State Senate, District 13 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Cynthia Lynne Frich (R) 3.921 26.12%

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Frich's endorsements include the following:[7]

  • National Rifle Association
  • West Virginia Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (PAC)
  • West Virginia Farm Bureau Political Education PAC
  • West Virginia Hospital PAC
  • West Virginia and Industry Council
  • West Virginians For Coal
  • West Virginia Car - PAC of the West Virginia Automotive and Truck Dealers Association

2012

In 2012, Frich's endorsements included the following:[7]

  • National Rifle Association
  • West Virginians for Life, Inc. PAC
  • West Virginia Business & Industry Council
  • West Virginia Hospital Political Action Committee - HOSPAC
  • West Virginia Health Care Political Action Committee
  • West Virginia State Medical Association - WESPAC

2010

In 2010, Frich was endorsed by:[7]

  • National Rifle Association
  • West Virginians for Coal

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Frich is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Frich raised a total of $264,665 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 31, 2013.[8]

Cindy Frich's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 West Virginia State House, District 51 Won $39,408
2010 West Virginia State Senate, District 13 Defeated $52,358
2008 West Virginia State House, District 44 Defeated $30,154
2006 West Virginia State House, District 44 Defeated $51,485
2004 West Virginia State House, District 44 Won $35,916
2002 West Virginia State House, District 44 Won $18,063
2000 West Virginia State House, District 44 Defeated $21,365
1998 West Virginia State House, District 44 Defeated $15,916
Grand Total Raised $264,665

2012

Frich won election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, Frich raised a total of $39,408.
West Virginia House of Delegates 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Cindy Frich's campaign in 2012
Frich, Cindy$5,971
Bonasso, Russ$2,000
Frich, Marlene$2,000
Cindy for Senate$1,638
Frich, John$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$39,408
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Frich lost the election for the West Virginia State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Frich raised a total of $52,358.

2008

Frich lost the election for the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2008. During that election cycle, Frich raised a total of $30,154.

2006

Frich lost the election for the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2006. During that election cycle, Frich raised a total of $51,485.

2004

Frich won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2004. During that election cycle, Frich raised a total of $35,916.

2002

Frich won election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2002. During that election cycle, Frich raised a total of $18,063.

2000=

Frich lost the election for the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2000. During that election cycle, Frich raised a total of $21,365.

1998

Frich lost the election for the West Virginia House of Delegates in 1998. During that election cycle, Frich raised a total of $15,916.

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