|John David O'Neal|
|West Virginia House of Delegates District 28|
|November 31, 2016|
|Years in position||4|
|Majority Whip, Virginia House of Delegates|
|Per diem||$131/day during session|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Bachelor's||Alderson-Broaddus College, 1986|
O'Neal has a B.S. in Political Science from Alderson-Broaddus, and also studied at the University of Virginia, Liberty University, and Salem International University. He is a small business owner in real estate investment and management consulting.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, O'Neal served on the following committees:
|West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Senior Citizen Issues, Minority Vice Chair|
|• Banking and Insurance|
|• Constitutional Revision|
|• Children, Juveniles and Other Issues|
|• Joint Judiciary|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, O'Neal served on these committees:
|West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Banking and Insurance|
|• Government Organization|
|• Joint Government Organization|
|• Political Subdivisions|
|• Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security|
O'Nea's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
|“||I believe we can have a better West Virginia in our lifetimes. I will lead the effort to restore economic freedom, lessen the burden of government, and decrease job-killing taxes and regulations. A better business climate will result in economic growth and more jobs, which will increase state revenues, both corporate and personal. Then we can adequately fund public education, provide higher quality healthcare for our most needy, build more modern roads, and develop our water and sewer infrastructure. Family values are also very important to our quality of life, and I will support policies that strengthen families and protect innocent human life.||”|
Elections for the office of West Virginia House of Delegates took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 13, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 25, 2014. District 28 is represented by two delegates. Jim McNeely and Jim Brown defeated Jeff Pritt in the Democratic primary. Incumbents Roy G. Cooper and John O'Neal were unopposed in the Republican primary. Cooper and O'Neal defeated McNeely and Brown in the general election.
|West Virginia House of Delegates, District 28 Democratic Primary, 2014|
O'Neal won re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 28. O'Neal advanced past the May 8 primary election and won election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|West Virginia House of Delegates, District 28 Republican Primary, 2012|
|John David O'Neal Incumbent||40.9%||1,341|
|Roy G. Cooper||30.4%||997|
|Arnold W. Ryan||28.7%||942|
O'Neal was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 27. He was one of nine candidates running for the five positions in District 27 on the ballot in the November 2, 2010, general election. He was opposed in the general election by Democratic incumbents Virginia Mahan, Rick Moye, Sally Matz Susman and William Wooton; Democrat Mel Kessler; Republican incumbent Linda Sumner, and Republicans Rick Snuffer and Richard "Ben" Franklin. Only the top five vote-getters were elected. Only the top five vote-getters are elected.
|West Virginia State Senate, District 27 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Linda Sumner (R)||2,091||7.17%|
|Richard Ray Snuffer (R)||1,884||6.46%|
|John David O'Neal IV (R)||1,558||5.34%|
|Richard Eugene Franklin (R)||1,402||4.80%|
Comprehensive donor information for O'Neal is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, O'Neal raised a total of $85,361 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 29, 2013.
|John O'Neal's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||West Virginia State House, District 28||$39,669|
|2010||West Virginia State House, District 27||$45,692|
|Grand Total Raised||$85,361|
2012O'Neal won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, O'Neal raised a total of $39,669.
|West Virginia House of Delegates 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to John O'Neal's campaign in 2012|
|Epling, Douglas Mcarthur||$2,000|
|Merck & Co||$1,500|
|American Electric Power||$1,500|
|Epling, Linda K||$1,000|
|Mullins, Andrea D||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$39,669|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010O'Neal won election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2010. During that election cycle, O'Neal raised a total of $45,692.
|West Virginia House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to John O'Neal's campaign in 2010|
|Oneal IV, John David||$10,000|
|Epling, Linda K||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$45,692|
|Source:Follow the Money|
O'Neal and his wife, Cheryl Turner, have five children.
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