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John Frazier

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John Frazier
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 25
Former officeholder
In office
1980-1982, 2009-December 1, 2012
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sConcord College
J.D.West Virginia University College of Law
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1967-1969
Date of birthAugust 2, 1945
Place of birthCharleston, WV
Office website
John Frazier (b. August 2, 1945) is a former Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 25 from 2008 to 2012. Frazier originally served in the West Virginia State House of Delegates from 1980 to 1982.

Frazier earned his B.S. from Concord College. He went on to receive his J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law.

Frazier served in the United States Army from 1967 to 1969. He was Circuit Judge for Mercer County from 1981 to 2006. He then worked as a Senior Status Judge from 2006 to 2007. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Concord University.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Frazier was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 25. He was one of four candidates running for the two District 25 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010, general election. He was opposed in the general election by Republican Chuck Terry, Republican Joe Ellington, and Democrat Bill Morefield. The two top vote-getters were elected.[2][3]

Republican incumbent 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.[4][5][6]

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 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Richard Frazier (D) 3,807 51.09%
Green check mark transparent.png Billy Joe Morefield (D) 1,736 23.30%


In 2008 Frazier was elected to the West Virginia House District 25. Frazier (D) finished with 6,664 votes and was followed by Mike Porter (R) with 6,539 votes, Marshall Long (D) with 6,070 votes and Joe Ellington (R) with 3,827 votes.[7] Frazier raised $43,666 for his campaign fund.[8]

West Virginia House District 25
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Frazier (D) 6,664
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Porter (R) 6,539
Marshall Long (D) 6,070
Joe Ellington (R) 3,827

Campaign donors


In 2010, when Frazier most recently won re-election to the House of Delegates, he collected $26,079 in donations.[9]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
West Virginia AFL-CIO $2,000
West Virginia Building & Construction Trades Council $2,000
West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association $1,250
West Virginia Regional Council of Carpenters $1,000
Communications Workers $1,000
Electrical Workers $1,000


Frazier and his wife, Brenda, have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
West Virginia House of Representatives District 25
Succeeded by
Linda Goode Phillips (D)