Greg Butcher

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Greg Butcher
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 19
Former officeholder
In office
1997-2005, 2009-December 1, 2012
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayMay 11, 1952
Place of birthLogan, WV
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Greg Butcher (b. May 11, 1952) is a former Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates. He represented District 19 from 2008 to 2012. Previously, Butcher served in the West Virginia State House of Delegates from 1996 to 2004.

Butcher has worked as a Surface Miner and owner/operator of Butcher Distributing.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Butcher was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 19. He was one of six candidates running for the four District 19 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010, general election. He defeated Democrats Ted Ellis, David Eplin, Harry Freeman, A. Jay Hatfield, Gary L. Johngrass, Teddy Toblin and Ed Triplett in the May 11 primary. His opponents in the general election were Republicans Elias Gregory and Chad Story; Democratic incumbents Josh Stowers and Ralph Rodighiero, and Democrat Rupert Phillips, Jr. The four top vote-getters were elected.[2][3][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 19 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Ralph Rodighiero (D) 10,372 21.59%
Green check mark transparent.png Gregory Butcher (D) 9,706 20.20%
Green check mark transparent.png Josh Stowers (D) 9,291 19.34%
Green check mark transparent.png Rupert Phillips, Jr. (D) 8,672 18.05%
Chad Story (R) 5,140 10.70%
Elias Gregory (R) 4,861 10.12
West Virginia State Senate, District 19 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Josh Daniel Stowers (D) 4,748 13.94%
Green check mark transparent.png Ralph M. Rodighiero (D) 4,704 13.81%
Green check mark transparent.png Rupert Wilson Phillips, Jr. (D) 4,205 12.35%
Green check mark transparent.png Gregory Allen Butcher (D) 4,060 11.92%
Teddy H. Ellis (D) 3,890 11.42%
Theodore Jay Tomblin (D) 3,212 9.43%
Harry Ernest Freeman (D) 2,593 7.61%
Eddie Lee Triplett (D) 1,591 4.67%
A. Jay Hatfield (D) 1,567 4.60%
Gary Lee Johngrass (D) 961 2.82  %
David Colby Eplin (D) 895 2.63%

2008

In 2008 Butcher was elected to the West Virginia House District 19. Butcher (D) finished with 16,828 votes and was followed by Josh Stowers (D) with 13,846 votes, Jeff Eldridge (D) with 13,511 votes and Ralph Rodighiero (D) with 13,381 votes.[5] Butcher raised $16,700 for his campaign fund.[6]

West Virginia House District 19
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Greg Butcher (D) 16,828
Green check mark transparent.png Josh Stowers (D) 13,846
Green check mark transparent.png Jeff Eldridge (D) 13,511
Green check mark transparent.png Ralph Rodighiero (D) 13,381

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Butcher received $27,600 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

West Virginia House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Greg Butcher's campaign in 2010
West Virginia AFL-CIO$2,000
West Virginia Building & Construction Trades Council$2,000
International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers$2,000
United Coal Miners Of America$1,800
West Virginia Regional Council Of Carpenters$1,700
Total Raised in 2010 $27,600

2008

In 2008, when Butcher first won election to the House of Delegates, he collected $16,700 in donations.[8]

His largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Greg Butcher $2,000
Vicki Ferrell $1,000
Southern Amusement $1,000
West Virginia Laborers District Council $1,000
Electrical Workers Local 317 $1,000

Personal

Butcher and his wife, Katherine Marie Godwin, have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 19
2008–2012
Succeeded by
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