Nick Casey

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Nick Casey
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Candidate for
U.S. House, West Virginia, District 2
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
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Nick Casey is a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of West Virginia.[1] He won the Democratic nomination in the primary on May 13, 2014[2]


Casey was born near Marmet, North Carolina.[3]


Casey is a certified public accountant.[3]


Campaign themes


Casey mentioned some of his campaign themes on his website. According to his website, "Nick Casey is running for Congress to change the partisan gridlock that is tearing our country apart. His experience as a negotiator has taught him how to work with people he disagrees with and to get results for business and labor. He is a common sense guy who will not let West Virginia get pushed around and will stand up to the special interests in Washington. Nick believes it’s time to bring our brave troops home and build schools and roads in West Virginia counties, not in Iraq and Afghanistan. He will vote to responsibly cut spending, but not on the backs of Social Security and Medicare recipients. And Nick will fight for West Virginia’s industries, like coal, natural gas and farming, and against increasing regulations from Washington. He’ll dedicate himself to helping create value added jobs that provide good wages in West Virginia now and for generations to come. Nick Casey, exactly the person the 2nd district needs to represent them in Congress."[4]



See also: West Virginia's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

Casey is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent West Virginia's 2nd District. Casey won the Democratic nomination in the primary on May 13, 2014. He defeated Meshea Poore[2] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.[1]

Democratic primary results

U.S. House, West Virginia District 2 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngNick Casey 60.5% 21,287
Meshea Poore 39.5% 13,874
Total Votes 35,161
Source: Results via Associated Press


  • The West Virginia Bankers’ Association[5]
  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters[5]
  • National Electrical Contractors Association[5]
  • West Virginia Deputy Sheriffs’ Association[5]
  • The Charleston Gazette endorsed Casey. The endorsement stated that Casey "offers the best hope to give West Virginia respected stature in Congress.[6]

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Casey's reports.[7]

Nick Casey (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[8]July 15, 2013$0$452,452$(35,940)$416,511
October Quarterly[9]October 15, 2013$416,511$151,795$(47,531)$520,775
Year End Report[10]January 31, 2014$520,775$95,440$(68,162)$548,053
April Quarterly[11]April 13, 2014$548,053.58$170,122.24$(66,599.98)$651,575.84
Running totals


Casey is married and has two children.[3]

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