Talmadge Hutchins

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Talmadge Hutchins
West Virginia House of Delegates District 3
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Educator
Talmadge Hutchins (b. November 25, 1949) was a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates. He represented District 3 from 2006-2010. Hutchins was a candidate for the West Virginia State House of Delegates in 2002. He also ran for the West Virginia State Senate in 2000 and 2004, but he was never elected. He served in the West Virginia House from 1994 to 2000 and again from 2006 to 2010.

Hutchins earned his B.A. from Bowling Green State University in 1973. He went on to attend West Virginia University in 1977.

Hutchins was a teacher for the Ohio County Schools from 1973 to 1980. He then worked as a Consultant for the West Virginia Education Association from 1980 to 1986. He was also a Consultant for the Ohio Education Association from 1986 to 2004. He is currently a Labor Relations Consultant.[1]

Committee assignments

While a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, Hutchins served on the following committees:



See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Hutchins did not seek re-election in 2010.


In 2008 Hutchins was re-elected to the West Virginia House District 3. Hutchins (D) finished with 8,495 votes. He was behind Orphy Klempa (D) with 9,236 votes and ahead of William Hefner (R) with 5,278 votes.[2] Hutchins raised $18,750 for his campaign fund.[3]

West Virginia House District 3
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Orphy Klempa (D) 9,236
Green check mark transparent.png Talmadge Hutchins (D) 8,495
William Hefner (R) 5,278


Hutchins and his wife, Carmen, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
West Virginia House of Representatives District 3
Succeeded by
Ryan Ferns (D)