Saira Blair

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Saira Blair
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West Virginia House of Delegates, District 59
Member-elect
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolHedgesville High School
Personal
BirthdayJuly 11, 1996
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Saira Grey Blair is a Republican member-elect of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 59.

Biography

Blair graduated from Hedgesville High School in May, 2014. She intends to major in economics and Spanish at West Virginia University.[1][2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

The Journal News highlighted Blair's following campaign themes:[1]

  • Economic issues such as creating and promoting jobs
Excerpt: "Creating a business-friendly environment that will stimulate job growth"
  • Eliminating the state's business franchise tax, reducing the corporate net tax and dropping the business property tax
Excerpt: "State corporate income tax lowered to below 6 percent"

Elections

2014

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.[3][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 59, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Layne Diehl 30.4% 1,516
     Republican Saira Blair 62.7% 3,131
     Constitution Jeff Becker 6.9% 347
Total Votes 4,994
Source: sos.wv.gov Results are as of 12:30am EST with all counties reporting.
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 59 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSaira Blair 54.6% 875
Larry Kump Incumbent 45.4% 729
Total Votes 1,604

Personal

Blair is the daughter of West Virginia State Senator Craig Blair.[1]

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