|West Virginia State Senate District 6|
|December 1, 2012 – present|
|December 1, 2016|
|Years in position||1|
|Per diem||$131/day during session|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 8, 2016|
|West Virginia House of Delegates, District 24|
|May 28, 2010 - November 2, 2010|
Bill Cole earned his BA in Business Administration from Northwood University. He holds an Associates degree in Automotive Marketing from Northwood Institute.
Cole is an automobile dealer and owner of Cole Automotive Group in Bluefield and Bill Cole Automall in Ashland, Kentucky.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Cole served on the following committees:
|West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Government Organization|
|• Transportation and Infrastructure|
|• Enrolled Bills|
|• Joint Education|
|• Joint Government Organization|
|• Joint Judiciary|
While a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, Cole served on the following committees:
|West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2010|
|• Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business|
|• Political Subdivisions|
|• Senior Citizen Issues|
Cole ran in the 2012 election for West Virginia State Senate, District 6. Cole ran unopposed in the May 8 primary election and defeated incumbent Mark Wills (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|West Virginia State Senate, District 6, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Mark Wills Incumbent||43%||9,034|
Cole completed the term of his appointment which was until the November 2, 2010 general election. He did not run for election to the office.
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Cole and his wife, Brownie, have four children.
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- Senate Office Website
- Official campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012
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John Fanning (D)
|West Virginia State Senate District 6
| Succeeded by|
|West Virginia House of Delegates District 24
May 2010 – November 2010
| Succeeded by|
Marty Gearheart (R)