|West Virginia House of Delegates, District 55|
|December 1, 2012 – present|
|November 31, 2016|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$131/day during session|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 2, 2012|
Sponaugle earned his B.S. in business administration from West Virginia University in 2001 and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from West Virginia University School of Law in 2004. Sponaugle's professional experience includes working as an attorney and as an intern for U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Sponaugle served on the following committees:
|West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Government Organization|
|• Roads and Transportation|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sponaugle served on the following committees:
|West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Natural Resources|
|• Political Subdivisions|
|• Agriculture and Agri-business|
|• Joint Judiciary|
Elections for the office of West Virginia House of Delegates took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 13, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 25, 2014. Incumbent Isaac Sponaugle was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Steven Davis was unopposed in the Republican primary. Sponaugle defeated Davis in the general election.
|West Virginia House of Delegates District 55, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Isaac Sponaugle Incumbent||52.2%||1,932|
Sponaugle won election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 55. Sponaugle defeated John Hamilton Treadway, Jr. in the May 8 primary election and defeated Stephen G. Smith in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|West Virginia House of Delegates, District 55, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Stephen G. Smith||41.2%||3,025|
|West Virginia House of Delegates, District 55 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|John Hamilton Treadway, Jr.||43.6%||1,735|
Comprehensive donor information for Sponaugle is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Sponaugle raised a total of $31,918 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 31, 2013.
|Isaac Sponaugle's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||West Virginia State House, District 55||$17,788|
|2010||West Virginia State House, District 47||$14,130|
|Grand Total Raised||$31,918|
2012Sponaugle won election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, Sponaugle raised a total of $17,788.
|West Virginia House of Delegates 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Isaac Sponaugle's campaign in 2012|
|West Virginia Association for Justice||$2,000|
|Blass, Scott S||$1,000|
|Moore, Jerry D||$1,000|
|Lipar, Thomas E||$1,000|
|See Jr, Clyde M||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$17,788|
|Source: Follow the Money|
2010Sponaugle lost the election for the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2010. During that election cycle, Sponaugle raised a total of $14,130.
|West Virginia House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Isaac Sponaugle's campaign in 2010|
|Sponaugle, Kathy M||$1,000|
|West Virginia Association for Justice||$1,000|
|Sponaugle, Jim H||$1,000|
|Pugh, Barbara H||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$14,130|
|Source: Follow the Money|
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- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- West Virginia Secretary of State, "Candidate search," accessed April 30, 2014
- WBOY.com, "West Virginia General Election Results November 6, 2012," accessed November 7, 2012
- West Virginia Secretary of State, "Statewide Results - General Election - November 6, 2012," accessed February 12, 2014
- West Virginia Secretary of State, "Statewide Results - Primary Election - May 8, 2012," accessed February 12, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Sponaugle, Isaac," accessed July 31, 2013
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