Walter Duke

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Walter Duke
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West Virginia House of Delegates, District 61
Incumbent
In office
December 14, 2014[1] - present
Term ends
November 31, 2016
Years in position 0
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
West Virginia House of Delegates District 54
2011 - December 1, 2012
Education
Bachelor'sShepherd College, 1969
Master'sWest Virginia University, 1985
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 18, 1947
Place of birthMartinsburg, West Virginia
ReligionUnited Methodist
CandidateVerification
Walter Duke (b. September 18, 1947) is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 61. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Duke served in the House previously, representing District 54 from 2002 to 2012.

Biography

Duke earned his B.A. in Social Studies/Business from Shepherd College in 1969, and his M.A. in History from West Virginia University in 1985. His professional experience includes working as a retail manager trainee for Pomeroy's Incorporated in 1969, a Management Consultant for Yarger and Associates from 1973 to 1974, and a teacher for Berkeley County Schools from 1969 to 2003.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Duke served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Duke served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of West Virginia House of Delegates took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 13, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 25, 2014. Incumbent Jason Barrett was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Walter Duke was unopposed in the Republican primary. Duke defeated Barrett in the general election.[3]

West Virginia House of Delegates District 61, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWalter Duke 54.7% 1,968
     Democratic Jason Barrett Incumbent 45.3% 1,629
Total Votes 3,597

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Duke ran for re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 61. Duke ran unopposed in the May 8 primary election and was defeated by Jason Barrett in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 61, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJason Barrett 52.7% 3,270
     Republican Walter Duke Incumbent 47.3% 2,936
Total Votes 6,206

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Duke was re-elected in the November 2, 2010 general election. He defeated Democrat M. Jason Barrett in the general election. Duke was unopposed in the primary election.[7][8][9]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 54 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Walter Duke (R) 2,523 56.35%
Michael Barrett (D) 1,954 43.65%
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 54 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Walter Edwin Duke (R) 550 43.79%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, when Duke won re-election to the House of Delegates, he collected $21,879 in donations.[10]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
West Virginia Appalachian Laborers District Council $1,000
West Virginia Building & Construction Trades Council $1,000
Eastern Panhandle Business Association $700
West Virginia Hospital Association $600
West Virginia Bankers Association $600

Personal

Duke and his wife, Mary, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 54
2002–2012
Succeeded by
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