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Suzette Raines

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Suzette Raines
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West Virginia House of Delegates, District 35
In office
December 1, 2012 – present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 2
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sWest Virginia State University
Place of birthKanawha County, West Virginia
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Suzette Raines is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 35. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Senior Citizen Issues
Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business
Joint Education



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. Andrew Byrd will face John Caudill, IV, Thornton Cooper, David Harless, Bobbie Hatfield, Bret Nida, Joe Wallace, Gary Winter, and Sherri Wong in the Democratic primary. Incumbents J.B. McCuskey, Eric Nelson, and Suzette Raines will face Richard McGinnis, Marie Sprouse-McDavid, and Chris Stansbury in the Republican primary.


See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Raines won election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 35. Raines advanced past the May 8 primary election and won election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 35, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Skaff Incumbent 15.8% 14,891
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSuzette Raines 14.5% 13,676
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEric Nelson Incumbent 14.2% 13,397
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Mccuskey 12% 11,325
     Democratic Bobbie Hatfield Incumbent 12% 11,284
     Democratic Bonnie Brown Incumbent 11.8% 11,097
     Democratic Chris Morris 10.4% 9,792
     Republican Fred Joseph 9.2% 8,638
Total Votes 94,100

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Raines is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Raines raised a total of $91,022 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 30, 2013.[4]

Suzette Raines's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 West Virginia State House, District 35 Won $91,022
Grand Total Raised $91,022


Raines won election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, Raines raised a total of $91,022.

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