Ron Miller (West Virginia)

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Ron Miller
Miller ronald.jpg
West Virginia State Senate District 10
In office
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sShepherd College, 1978
Master'sSouthern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1982
BirthdayNovember 12, 1954
Place of birthGeneva, NY
ReligionChristian (Baptist)
Office website
Ronald F. Miller is a Democratic member of District 10 of the West Virginia State Senate. He was first elected in 2010.


Miller earned a B.A. in social studies from Shepherd College and an M.A. in education from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a former pastor of Shuck Memorial and West Point Baptist Churches.[1]

Committee assignments


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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Rural Development, Chair
Government Organization, Vice Chair
Health and Human Resources
Children and Poverty
Agriculture and Agri-business, Chair
Joint Government Organization, Vice Chair
Forest Management Review Commission
Joint Judiciary
Outcomes-Based Funding Models in Higher Education
PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care


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


Campaign themes


Miller's following campaign themes are highlighted by Project Vote Smart:[2]

  • Regrowth of Community
  • Creation of Jobs
  • Increased quality of Education



See also: West Virginia State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of West Virginia State Senate 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. Incumbent Ronald F. Miller was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Duane Zobrist was unopposed in the Republican primary. Miller defeated Zobrist in the general election.[3][4]

West Virginia State Senate District 10, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRonald R. Miller Incumbent 53.8% 13,776
     Republican Duane Zobrist 46.2% 11,815
Total Votes 25,591


See also: West Virginia State Senate elections, 2010

District 10 elected two senators on November 2, 2010, to fill the open seat, unexpired term, vacated when Senator Don Caruth died May 1, 2010. Mark Wills (D) and Philip Stevens (R) ran for the open seat.[5].

Miller ran in the 2010 election for West Virginia State Senate District 10. Miller and Mark Wills defeated Republicans John Barnes and Philip Stevens in the general election on November 2, 2010. Miller and Wills were unopposed in the Democratic primary election on May 11, 2010.[6][7] [8]

West Virginia State Senate, District 10 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Ron Miller (D) 14,093 51.89%
Johnny Barnes (R) 13,067 48.11%
West Virginia State Senate, District 10 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Ronald F. Miller (D) 8,391 68.70%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Miller received $59,125 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]

West Virginia State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ron Miller (West Virginia)'s campaign in 2010
West Virginia Bankers Association$2,000
West Virginia Troopers Association$2,000
West Virginia Regional Council Of Carpenters$2,000
West Virginia AFL-CIO$2,000
Southern West Virginia Carpenters Local PAC$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $59,125


Miller and his wife, Cindy, have three children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jesse Guills
West Virginia State Senate District 10
Succeeded by