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Layne Diehl

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Layne Diehl
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Former candidate for
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 59
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Layne Diehl was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 59 of the West Virginia House of Delegates.[1]


Campaign themes


Diehl's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]


  • Excerpt: "You deserve someone representing you who understands how to pursue prosperity for PEOPLE in a manner that preserves your livelihood and motivates more good employers to start here, to move here, to grow here, and to stay here."

High Quality Education

  • Excerpt: "Providing PEOPLE of all ages and backgrounds better access to high quality education is essential to a prosperous community."

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • Excerpt: "Layne believes that and will stand up to ensure that local business owners and entrepreneurs get a fair shake when competing for customers and when accessing available public resources and support."

Civil Liberty & Equality

  • Excerpt: "Layne believes in principles of liberty and justice and will support efforts to preserve your freedoms and to afford you equal rights under the law."

Bipartisan Cooperation

  • Excerpt: "Gridlock has become all too common in our legislative process and it threatens the need for progress and prosperity for PEOPLE like you. Layne will make sincere efforts to find common ground among partisan interests for the purpose of moving our society forward."



See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2014

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. Layne Diehl was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Larry D. Kump was defeated by Saira Blair in the Republican primary. Jeff Becker ran as a Constitution Party candidate. Blair defeated Diehl and Becker in the general election.[1][3]

West Virginia House of Delegates District 59, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSaira Blair 62.7% 3,137
     Democratic Layne Diehl 30.4% 1,520
     Constitution Jeff Becker 6.9% 347
Total Votes 5,004

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