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Shawn Fluharty
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Candidate for
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 3
High schoolJohn Marshall High School, 2002
Bachelor'sPerley Isaac Reed School of Journalism, 2006
J.D.West Virginia University College of Law, 2009
Campaign website
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Shawn Lucas Fluharty is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 3 of the West Virginia House of Delegates.


Fluharty graduated in 2006 from the West Virginia University Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism with a B.S. in Public Relations and a minor in Political Science. He earned his J.D. from West Virginia University's College of Law in 2009.[1]


Campaign themes


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

  • Phasing out of the Car Tax
  • Jobs
  • "Implementing a local business incubator"
  • "Improving our intellectual capital"
  • Committed of Domestic Energy
  • "Local jobs for local people"
  • Making education a priority again in our state
  • Supporter of the Death Penalty


Fluharty's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Jobs - "... we need a system that provides aspiring entrepreneurs with the basic infrastructure to develop their ideas."
  • Education - "In order to recruit and retain good, quality teachers to our state, we must assure that those who choose such an important profession are awarded with a competitive salary above the national average."
  • Healthcare - "... by strengthening our focus on health and physical education in schools, we are not only supporting our education system, but also our healthcare system."



See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of West Virginia House of Delegates will consist of a primary election on May 13, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 25, 2014. Dave Palmer, Holli Smith and Shawn Fluharty are running in the Democratic primary. Dolph Santorine, Chris Elswick, Martin Sheehan and incumbent Erikka Storch are running in the Republican primary. Incumbent Ryan Ferns (R) is running for District 5 of the West Virginia State Senate.


See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Fluharty ran in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 3. Fluharty and incumbent Ryan Ferns advanced unopposed in the May 8 primary election. He was challenged by Erikka Storch, Ryan Ferns, and Larry Tighe in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngErikka Storch Incumbent 37.6% 10,705
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRyan Ferns Incumbent 26.1% 7,431
     Democratic Shawn Fluharty 25.1% 7,151
     Republican Larry Tighe 11.1% 3,150
Total Votes 28,437


See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Fluharty was a Democratic candidate for District 3, West Virginia House of Delegates in the November 2, 2010, state legislative election. Fluharty and Dolph Santorine (R) were defeated by Erikka Storch (R) and Ryan Ferns (D) in the general election.[6][7]

West Virginia State Senate, District 3 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent

Green check mark transparent.pngShawn Lucas Fluharty (D) 2,119 20.78%
Green check mark transparent.png Ryan James Ferns (D) 1,994 19.55%



In 2012, Ribs’ endorsements include the following:[8]

  • United Mine Workers of America
  • “A” rating by the National Rifle Association
  • American Federation of Teachers
  • WV Association for Justice
  • Upper Ohio Valley Building Trades
  • WV Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Ironworkers Local 549
  • WV Regional Council of Carpenters
  • United Steelworkers Local 1238
  • I.B.E.W. Local 141

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