|West Virginia House of Delegates, District 14|
|December 1, 2012 – present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||2|
|Per diem||$131/day during session|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Profession||Small business owner|
Butler and his wife own a small excavation and logging business. Butler previously worked in vintage vehicle restoration and served in the United States Marine Corps.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Butler served on the following committees:
|West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Natural Resources|
|• Roads and Transportation|
|• Joint Education|
Butler's website highlighted the following campaign themes: "Pro-God, Pro-Life, Pro-America, Pro-Veteran, Pro-Gun."
Elections for the office of West Virginia House of Delegates will consist of a primary election on May 13, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 25, 2014.
Butler ran in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 14. Butler defeated Darrell Justin Black and John C. Casey in the May 8 primary election. He defeated Jimmie Wood, Jr. in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|West Virginia House of Delegates, District 14, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Jimmie Wood, Jr.||45.8%||2,843|
|West Virginia House of Delegates, District 14 Republican Primary, 2012|
|John C. Casey||32.1%||554|
|Darrell Justin Black||26.9%||464|
Comprehensive donor information for Butler is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Butler raised a total of $31,861 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 25, 2013.
|Jim Butler's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||West Virginia State House, District 14||$31,861|
|Grand Total Raised||$31,861|
2012Butler won election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, Butler raised a total of $31,861.
|West Virginia House of Delegates 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jim Butler's campaign in 2012|
|Butler, Harry J & Anna M||$5,000|
|Butler, Jim & Anna M||$2,730|
|American Electric Power||$1,500|
|Foster, Ronald Reagan||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$31,861|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Butler and his wife, Anna Baria, have two children; Blayne and Kayla.
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- Delegate Office Website
- Official campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012
- Jim Butler on Facebook
- Jim Butler, "Homepage," accessed September 22, 2012
- 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, "Butler, Jim," accessed July 25, 2013
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