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|West Virginia House of Delegates District 19|
|1997-2005, 2009-December 1, 2012|
|Per diem||$131/day during session|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Date of birth||May 11, 1952|
|Place of birth||Logan, WV|
Butcher has worked as a Surface Miner and owner/operator of Butcher Distributing.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Butcher served on these committees:
- Agriculture Committee, West Virginia House of Delegates, Chair
- Agriculture and Agri-business Committee, West Virginia State Legislature, Vice Chair
- Employee Suggestion Award Board Committee, West Virginia State Legislature
- Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business Committee, West Virginia House of Delegates
- Government Organization Committee, West Virginia House of Delegates
- Government Organization Committee, West Virginia State Legislature
- Roads and Transportation Committee, West Virginia House of Delegates
- Senior Citizen Issues Committee, West Virginia House of Delegates
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Butcher served on these committees:
- Energy, Industry & Labor/ Economic Development & Small Business Committee, West Virginia House
- Government Organization Committee, West Virginia House
- Roads and Transportation Committee, West Virginia House
- Senior Citizen Issues Committee, West Virginia House
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.
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. Butcher raised $16,700 for his campaign fund.
|West Virginia House District 19|
|Greg Butcher (D)||16,828|
|Josh Stowers (D)||13,846|
|Jeff Eldridge (D)||13,511|
|Ralph Rodighiero (D)||13,381|
In 2010, Butcher received $27,600 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|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|
In 2008, when Butcher first won election to the House of Delegates, he collected $16,700 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2008 were:
|West Virginia Laborers District Council||$1,000|
|Electrical Workers Local 317||$1,000|
Butcher and his wife, Katherine Marie Godwin, have one child.
- Official list of West Virginia's November 2, 2010 candidates
- West Virginia House of Delegates
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Butcher
- West Virginia Secretary of State, "Statewide Results - General Election - November 2, 2010," accessed February 11, 2014
- West Virginia Secretary of State, "Statewide Results - Primary Election - May 11, 2010," accessed February 11, 2014
- Official General Election Results
- West Virginia House election results
- Campaign funds
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Follow the Money, Candidate summary, accessed July 11, 2011
|West Virginia House of Representatives District 19
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