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Joseph Minard
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West Virginia State Senate District 12
Former officeholder
In office
1999-January 2013
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
West Virginia State House of Delegates
1983-1990
Education
Bachelor'sWest Virginia University
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army Signal Corps
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 5, 1932
Place of birthClarksburg, WV
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joseph Minard (b. January 5, 1932) is a former Democratic member of the West Virginia State Senate. He represented District 12 from 1998 to 2013. Minard resigned in January 2013 to assume the position of the Senate Clerk. He previously served as State Senate President Pro Tempore.[1][2]

Previously, Minard served in the West Virginia State House of Delegates from 1983 to 1990. He served in the West Virginia State Senate from 1990 to 1994 and again from 1998 to the present. Minard is a former president of the Harrison County Catholic School Board.

Minard earned his B.S. from West Virginia University.

Mindard has worked in the United States Army Signal Corps. He has also worked as a business executive.[3]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Minard served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Minard served on these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: West Virginia State Senate elections, 2010

Joseph Minard was re-elected to the West Virginia State Senate, District 12. He ran unopposed in the May 11 primary. Minard defeated Republican Russ Snyder in the November 2, 2010, general election.[4] [5][6]

West Virginia State Senate, District 12 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Minard (D) 20,337 61.92%
Russell Snyder (R) 12,506 38.08%
West Virginia State Senate, District 12 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph M. Minard (D) 11,409 71.50%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Joseph Minard won re-election to the West Virginia State Senate, District 12. He was unopposed.[7]

Minard raised $38,400 for his campaign.[8]

West Virginia Senate, District 12 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Minard (D) 22,218

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Minard received $66,821 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]

West Virginia State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joseph Minard's campaign in 2010
West Virginia Bankers Association$2,000
West Virginia Chamber Of Commerce$2,000
West Virginia Building & Construction Trades Council$1,500
West Virginia Coal Association$1,500
Contractors Association Of West Virginia$1,500
Total Raised in 2010 $66,821

2006

Minard raised $38,400 for the 2006 election.

His major contributors are listed below.[10]

Donor Amount
West Virginia Bankers Association $1,500
Community Bankers of West Virginia $1,250
State Farm Insurance $1,000
Ken Wilson $1,000

Personal

Minard and his wife Mary Contento have six children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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West Virginia State Senate District 12
1998–2013
Succeeded by
Sam Cann (D)