Randy Swartzmiller

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Randy Swartzmiller
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 1
Incumbent
In office
2000-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 14
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Speaker Pro Tempore, West Virginia House of Delegates
2013-present
Assistant Majority Whip, West Virginia House of Delegates
2005-2013
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWest Liberty State College
Master'sMountain State University
Personal
BirthdayMay 14, 1960
Place of birthWeirton, WV
ProfessionRegulatory Compliance Management
ReligionDisciple of Christ
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Randy Swartzmiller (b. May 14, 1960) is a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000. He currently serves as State House Speaker Pro Tempore. He was an Assistant Majority Whip from 2005-2013.[1]

Biography

Swartzmiller earned his B.A. from West Liberty State College and his M.S. from Mountain State University.

Swartzmiller is employed in Regulatory Compliance Management.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Government Organization
Natural Resources
Rules
Agriculture and Agri-business
Government Organization
Infrastructure
Intern
Technology

2011-2012

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

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Swartzmiller served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of West Virginia House of Delegates will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 13, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 25, 2014. District 1 is represented by two delegates. Incumbents Ronnie Jones and Randy Swartzmiller were unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Pat McGeehan and Mark Zatezalo were unopposed in the Republican primary. Jones, Swartzmiller, McGeehan and Zatezalo will face off in the general election.[3][4]

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Swartzmiller ran for re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 1. Swartzmiller and incumbent Ronnie D. Jones defeated Marilyn S. Boyd in the May 8 primary election. He was challenged by Ronnie D. Jones, Justin Bull, and Carl Thompson in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 1, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Swartzmiller Incumbent 36.3% 9,059
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRonnie D. Jones Incumbent 28.5% 7,128
     Republican Carl Thompson 20.6% 5,134
     Republican Justin Bull 14.6% 3,655
Total Votes 24,976
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 1 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Swartzmiller Incumbent 45.2% 3,968
Green check mark transparent.pngRonnie D. Jones Incumbent 28.8% 2,530
Marilyn S. Boyd 26% 2,281
Total Votes 8,779

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Swartzmiller was re-elected to District 1. He was one of three candidates running for the two open positions in District 1 on the ballot in the November 2, 2010, general election. His opponents in the general election were Democrat Ronnie D. Jones and Independent Amanda Mesler.[7][8][9]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 1 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Randal Duane Swartzmiller (D) 6,853 43.41%
Green check mark transparent.png Ronnie D. Jones (D) 4,485 28.41%
Amanda Mesler (I) 4,447 28.17%
West Virginia State Senate, District 1 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Randal Duane Swartzmiller (D) 3,213 43.98%
Green check mark transparent.pngRonnie D. Jones (D) 1,803 24.68%
Marilyn Sue Boyd (D) 1,357 18.57%
Jerry Carroll Chaney (D) 933 12.77%

2008

In 2008 Swartzmiller was re-elected to the West Virginia House District 1. Swartzmiller (D) finished with 8,763 votes and was followed by Patrick McGeehan (R) with 8,443 votes and Benton Manypenny (D) with 4,686 votes.[10] Swartzmiller raised $51,243 for his campaign fund.[11]

West Virginia House District 1
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Randy Swartzmiller (D) 8,763
Green check mark transparent.png Patrick McGeehan (R) 8,443
Benton Manypenny (D) 4,686

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Swartzmiller is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Swartzmiller raised a total of $308,828 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 25, 2013.[12]

Randy Swartzmiller's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 West Virginia State House, District 1 Won $78,386
2010 West Virginia State House, District 1 Won $44,744
2008 West Virginia State House, District 1 Won $51,243
2006 West Virginia State House, District 1 Won $26,621
2004 West Virginia State House, District 1 Won $47,352
2002 West Virginia State House, District 1 Won $31,970
2000 West Virginia State House, District 1 Won $28,512
Grand Total Raised $308,828

2012

Swartzmiller won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, Swartzmiller raised a total of $78,386.
West Virginia House of Delegates 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Randy Swartzmiller's campaign in 2012
Friends Of Randy Swartzmiller, 2010$24,769
Frankovitch Anetakis Colantonto & Simon$2,000
West Virginia Afl-Cio$2,000
West Virginia Federation of Teachers$1,450
American Electric Power$1,250
Total Raised in 2012$78,386
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Swartzmiller won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2010. During that election cycle, Swartzmiller raised a total of $44,744.

2008

Swartzmiller won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2008. During that election cycle, Swartzmiller raised a total of $51,243.

2006

Swartzmiller won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2006. During that election cycle, Swartzmiller raised a total of $26,621.

2004

Swartzmiller won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2004. During that election cycle, Swartzmiller raised a total of $47,352.

2002

Swartzmiller won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2002. During that election cycle, Swartzmiller raised a total of $31,970.

2000

Swartzmiller won election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2000. During that election cycle, Swartzmiller raised a total of $28,512.

Personal

Swartzmiller and his wife, Jeanmarie, have two children; Taylor and Molly.[2]

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