|John David O'Neal|
|West Virginia House of Delegates District 28|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$131/day during session|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Alderson-Broaddus College, 1986|
O'Neal has a B.S. in Political Science from Alderson-Broaddus, and also studied at the University of Virginia, Liberty University, and Salem International University. He is a small business owner in real estate investment and management consulting.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, O'Neal served on the following committees:
|West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Senior Citizen Issues, Minority Vice Chair|
|• Banking and Insurance|
|• Constitutional Revision|
|• Children, Juveniles and Other Issues|
|• Joint Judiciary|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, O'Neal served on these committees:
|West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Banking and Insurance|
|• Government Organization|
|• Joint Government Organization|
|• Political Subdivisions|
|• Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security|
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.
O'Neal won re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 28. O'Neal advanced past the May 8 primary election and won election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|West Virginia House of Delegates, District 28 Republican Primary, 2012|
|John David O'Neal Incumbent||40.9%||1,341|
|Roy G. Cooper||30.4%||997|
|Arnold W. Ryan||28.7%||942|
O'Neal was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 27. He was one of nine candidates running for the five positions in District 27 on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. He was opposed in the general election by Democratic incumbents Virginia Mahan, Rick Moye, Sally Matz Susman and William Wooton; Democrat Mel Kessler; Republican incumbent Linda Sumner, and Republicans Rick Snuffer and Richard "Ben" Franklin. Only the top five vote-getters were elected. Only the top five vote-getters are elected.
|West Virginia State Senate, District 27 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Linda Sumner (R)||2,091||7.17%|
|Richard Ray Snuffer (R)||1,884||6.46%|
|John David O'Neal IV (R)||1,558||5.34%|
|Richard Eugene Franklin (R)||1,402||4.80%|
Comprehensive donor information for O'Neal is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, O'Neal raised a total of $85,361 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 29, 2013.
|John O'Neal's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||West Virginia State House, District 28||$39,669|
|2010||West Virginia State House, District 27||$45,692|
|Grand Total Raised||$85,361|
2012O'Neal won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, O'Neal raised a total of $39,669.
|West Virginia House of Delegates 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to John O'Neal's campaign in 2012|
|Epling, Douglas Mcarthur||$2,000|
|Merck & Co||$1,500|
|American Electric Power||$1,500|
|Epling, Linda K||$1,000|
|Mullins, Andrea D||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$39,669|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010O'Neal won election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2010. During that election cycle, O'Neal raised a total of $45,692.
|West Virginia House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to John O'Neal's campaign in 2010|
|Oneal IV, John David||$10,000|
|Epling, Linda K||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$45,692|
|Source:Follow the Money|
O'Neal and his wife, Cheryl Turner, have five children.
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- Delegate Office Website
- Official campaign website
- Biography on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- John O'Neal on Facebook
- 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
- Official WV primary election results
- West Virginia Secretary of State, "Statewide Results - General Election - November 2, 2010," accessed February 11, 2014
- West Virginia Secretary of State, "Statewide Results - Primary Election - May 11, 2010," accessed February 11, 2014
- Official General Election Results
- followthemoney.org, "O'Neal IV, John David," accessed July 29, 2013
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