Steven Shaffer

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Steven Shaffer
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West Virginia House of Delegates, District 52
Incumbent
In office
April 30, 2015 - present
Term ends
November 31, 2016
Years in position 0
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
AppointedApril 30, 2015
Appointed byGov. Earl Ray Tomblin
Term limitsN/A
CandidateVerification
Steven Shaffer (b. March 20, 1928) is a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 52. He was first appointed to the chamber on April 30, 2015, to replace Larry Williams (D), who retired.[1]

He was a 2010 Democratic candidate for District 14 of the West Virginia State Senate. The primary election was on May 11, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010.

Elections

2010

See also: West Virginia State Senate elections, 2010

Shaffer was defeated by Republican incumbent David Sypolt in the November 2 general election. Shaffer had defeated Democratic opponents Adam Keplinger and Glynis Board in the May ll primary election.[2][3]

West Virginia State Senate, District 14 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Steven L. Shaffer (D) 5,321 30.66%
Adam Seth Keplinger (D) 2,377 13.70%
Glynis Louise Board (D) 1,921 11.07%

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