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John B. McCuskey
|John B. McCuskey|
|West Virginia House of Delegates, District 35|
|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|
|High school||George Washington High School|
|Bachelor's||The George Washington University|
|J.D.||West Virginia University College of Law|
|Place of birth||Bridgeport, West Virginia|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, McCuskey served on the following committees:
|West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Banking and Insurance, Chair, Insurance|
|• Industry and Labor|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, McCuskey served on the following committees:
|West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Political Subdivisions|
|• Banking and Insurance|
|• Joint Judiciary|
McCuskey's website highlighted the following campaign themes, calling them "Defining Issues:"
- Create Jobs
- Promote WV’s Natural Resource Industry
- Lower Taxes
- Advance our Education System
- Control Government Spending
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. 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, McCuskey, Nelson, and Stansbury defeated Cooper, Hatfield, Wong, and Sprouse-McDavid in the general election. Raines withdrew from the race due to personal reasons and allegations from Democrats. She was replaced by Sprouse-McDavid on the general election ballot.
McCuskey won election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 35. McCuskey advanced past the May 8 primary election and won election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
Comprehensive donor information for McCuskey is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, McCuskey raised a total of $104,073 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 30, 2013.
|John B. McCuskey's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||West Virginia State House, District 35||$104,073|
|Grand Total Raised||$104,073|
2012McCuskey won election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, McCuskey raised a total of $104,073.
|West Virginia House of Delegates 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to John B. McCuskey's campaign in 2012|
|Jordon, Andrew B||$2,000|
|West Virginia Chamber of Commerce||$1,750|
|Price, Cathy H||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$104,073|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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- Campaign contributions: 2012
- McCuskey for West Virginia, "Defining issues," accessed October 17, 2012
- Charleston Daily Mail, "Officials rule GOP can't replace Raines on ballot," August 13, 2014
- West Virginia Secretary of State, "Candidate search," accessed April 30, 2014
- West Virginia Secretary of State, "Statewide Results," accessed June 18, 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, "McCuskey, John B," accessed July 30, 2013
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