Joe Ellington

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Joe Ellington
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 27
Incumbent
In office
2010-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sGuilford College, 1981
Master'sDuke University, 1983
Ph.D.Duke University, 1987
M.D.Wake Forest University, 1991
Personal
BirthdayMay 12, 1959
Place of birthFlushing, NY
ProfessionPhysician
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joe Ellington (b. May 12, 1959) is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 27. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Ellington earned his MD from Wake Forest University in 1991. Previously, he earned a PhD from Duke University (1987) and an MS from Duke University in 1983. He has been a Physician at Princeton Community Hospital since 2002.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ellington served on the following committees:

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Health and Human Resources, Minority Chair
Economic Development and Small Business, Minority Vice Chair
Roads and Transportation
Health, Minority Chair
Intern
PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ellington 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 will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 13, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 25, 2014. District 27 is represented by three delegates. Incumbents Joe Ellington, Marty Gearheart and John H. Shott were unopposed in the Republican primary. Ellington, Gearheart, Shott, Carol Bailey (D) and Karen White (Mountain) will face off in the general election.[2]

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Ellington won re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 27. Ellington advanced unopposed in the May 8 primary election and won re-election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Ellington was elected as one of the two positions in District 25 on the ballot in the November 2, 2010, general election. He was opposed in the general election by Republican Chuck Terry, Democrat Bill Morefield and Democrat incumbent John Frazier. Only the top two vote-getters were elected.

Thomas Porter died on September 27, 2010. His son, Mike accepted the appointment to finish his father's term. Republicans named Chuck Terry to run for the seat in the November 2, 2010 general election.[6][7][8][9][10]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 25 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Frazier (D) 6,095 34.48%
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Ellington, Jr. (R) 4,693 26.55%
Charles Terry, Jr. (R) 3,860 21.83%
Billy Joe Morefield (D) 3,031 17.14%


West Virginia State Senate, District 25 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Mike Porter (R) 1,161 15.58%
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Carey Ellington, Jr. (R) 747 10.03%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ellington is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Ellington raised a total of $23,969 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 26, 2013.[11]

Joe Ellington's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 West Virginia State House, District 27 Won $14,284
2010 West Virginia State House, District 25 Won $2,300
2008 West Virginia State House, District 25 Defeated $5,602
2006 West Virginia State House, District 25 Defeated $1,783
Grand Total Raised $23,969

2012

Ellington won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, Ellington raised a total of $14,284.
West Virginia House of Delegates 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joe Ellington's campaign in 2012
West Virginia Medical Association$1,300
Bud Acken Tammy Lynn Outdoor Advertising$1,100
Swope, Chandler$1,000
Merck & Co$1,000
West Virginia Chamber of Commerce$800
Total Raised in 2012$14,284
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Ellington won election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2010. During that election cycle, Ellington raised a total of $2,300.

2008

Ellington lost the election for the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2008. During that election cycle, Ellington raised a total of $5,602.

2006

Ellington lost the election for the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2006. During that election cycle, Ellington raised a total of $1,783.

Personal

Ellington and his wife, Sharon Perdue, have four children.

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