Larry Edgell

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Larry Edgell
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West Virginia State Senate District 2
Incumbent
In office
1998-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 16
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
President Pro Tempore, West Virginia State Senate
2013-present
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sFairmont State College
Master'sSalem Teikyo University
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Personal
BirthdayNovember 16, 1946
Place of birthHundred, West Virginia
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Larry John Edgell (b. November 16, 1946) is a Democratic member of the West Virginia State Senate, representing District 2. He was first elected to the chamber in 1998.

Edgell was named as State Senate President Pro Tempore in January 2013. He previously served as Majority Whip.[1]

Edgell served as a member on the New Martinsville City Council from 1966 to 1970.

Biography

Edgell earned his B.A. from Fairmont State College. He went on to earn his MA from Salem Teikyo University. His professional experience includes working as an educator. Edgell has served in the United States Navy.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Edgell served on the following committees:

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Natural Resources, Vice Chair
Children and Poverty, Vice Chair
Enrolled Bills
Education
Finance
Rules
Military
Pensions
Children, Juveniles and Other Issues, Chair
Finance and Administration
Education
Education Accountability
Finance
Pensions and Retirement
Veterans' Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: West Virginia State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of West Virginia State Senate 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. Incumbent Larry Edgell is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Kent Leonhardt is unopposed in the Republican primary.[3]

2010

See also: West Virginia State Senate elections, 2010

Larry Edgell ran unopposed for re-election to the West Virginia State Senate, District 2 in the November 2, 2010, general election. He also ran unopposed in the primary.[4][5]

West Virginia State Senate, District 2 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Larry Edgell (D) 9,486 100%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Larry Edgell won re-election to the West Virginia State Senate, District 2.[6]

Edgell raised $55,696 for his campaign, while Wayne Weber raised $11,706.[7][8]

West Virginia State Senate, District 2 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Larry Edgell (D) 19,885 100%
West Virginia Senate, District 2 (2006)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Edgell (D) 17,009
Wayne Weber 9,184

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Edgell received $28,264 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]

2006

Edgell raised $55,696 for the 2006 election.

His major contributors are listed below.[10]

Donor Amount
John Hodges $2,000
Jeremy Jacobs $2,000
West Virginia Bankers Association $1,100
Marcus Estlack $1,000

Personal

Edgell married Cecilia Herrick. They have two children. Edgell lives in New Martinsville.[2][11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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West Virginia State Senate District 2
1998–present
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