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Thornton Cooper
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Candidate for
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 35
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolSouth Charleston High School, 1968
Bachelor'sYale University, 1972
Master'sWest Virginia University College of Law, 1978
Websites
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Thornton Cooper is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 35 of the West Virginia House of Delegates.[1]

Biography

Cooper earned his B.A. in Political Science from Yale University in 1972 and his J.D. from the West Virginia University College of Law in 1978.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

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

  • Raising the minimum wage
  • Protecting the safety of the state's drinking water
  • Preserving state laws relating to the disposal of solid waste

Elections

2014

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of West Virginia House of Delegates will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 13, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 25, 2014. District 35 is represented by four delegates. Andrew Byrd, Thornton Cooper, Barbara Hatfield and Sherri Wong defeated John Caudill, IV, David Harless, Bret Nida, Joe Wallace and Gary Winter in the Democratic primary. Incumbents J.B. McCuskey, Eric Nelson, and Suzette Raines and Chris Stansbury defeated Richard McGinnis and Marie Sprouse-McDavid in the Republican primary. Byrd, Cooper, Hatfield, Wong, McCuskey, Nelson, Stansbury and Sprouse-McDavid will face off in the general election. Raines withdrew from the race due to personal reasons and allegations from Democrats.[3] She was replaced by Sprouse-McDavid on the general election ballot.[1][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 35 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBobbie Hatfield 21.2% 3,601
Green check mark transparent.pngAndrew Byrd 14.8% 2,510
Green check mark transparent.pngSherri Wong 14.3% 2,435
Green check mark transparent.pngThornton Cooper 13.1% 2,232
John Caudill, IV 11.6% 1,976
Bret Nida 9% 1,539
Gary Winter 6.5% 1,114
David Harless 5% 851
Joe Wallace 4.4% 753
Total Votes 17,011
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 35 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEric Nelson Incumbent 24.9% 2,952
Green check mark transparent.pngSuzette Raines Incumbent 21.6% 2,563
Green check mark transparent.pngJ.B. McCuskey Incumbent 20.6% 2,445
Green check mark transparent.pngChris Stansbury 15.1% 1,789
Marie Sprouse-McDavid 10.8% 1,285
Richard McGinnis 6.9% 819
Total Votes 11,853

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Cooper ran in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 35. Cooper, John Caudill, IV, Lisa Amoroso, Fred Giggenbach, and Gary Eugene Holstein were defeated by Douglas Skaff, Jr., Barbara "Bobbie" Hatfield, Christopher "Chris" Morris, and Bonnie Brown in the May 8 primary election.[5][6]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 35 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Skaff, Jr. Incumbent 19.9% 4,246
Green check mark transparent.pngBonnie Brown Incumbent 18.7% 3,982
Green check mark transparent.pngBobbie Hatfield Incumbent 16.8% 3,581
Green check mark transparent.pngChris Morris 11.4% 2,441
Thornton Cooper 8.5% 1,822
Fred Giggenbach 7.6% 1,625
John D. Caudill, IV 7.2% 1,540
Lisa Amoroso 7.2% 1,528
Gary Eugene Holstein 2.7% 574
Total Votes 21,339

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