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John H. Shott

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John H. Shott
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West Virginia House of Delegates, District 27
Incumbent
In office
December 1, 2012 – present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
West Virginia State Senate District 10
2010
Education
Bachelor'sDavidson College (1970)
J.D.University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill (1975)
Personal
BirthdayJune 24, 1948
Place of birthBluefield, West Virginia
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
John H. Shott is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 27. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Shott was a Republican member of the West Virginia State Senate. He represented District 10 in 2010 after being appointed following Don Caruth's death. Previously, Shott served in the West Virginia House of Delegates from 2008 to 2010.

Biography

Shott earned his B.A. from Davidson College. He went on to receive his J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill. Shott is an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.[1] He also served as President/Member of the Mercer County Board of Education from 1986 to 2004. He has served as Commissioner of Mercer County Fiduciary.[2][3]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary
Natural Resources
Roads and Transportation
Banking and Insurance
Joint Judiciary

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Shott served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of West Virginia House of Delegates will consist of a primary election on May 13, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 25, 2014. Incumbents Joe Ellington, Marty Gearheart, and John H. Shott are unopposed in the Republican primary

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

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

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Shott did not run for the West Virginia State Senate District 10 seat in the November 2, 2010, general election. The Republican party met on August 23, 2010 and instead nominated Philip Stevens as their candidate for the ballot at the general election. Shott had withdrawn his nomination to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 24, in anticipation of accepting the nomination for the West Virginia State Senate District 10 seat. As a result, Shott did not run for any seat in the House of Delegates or the Senate that year.[7][8][9][10][11]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Shott is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Shott raised a total of $59,488 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 29, 2013.[12]

John H. Shott's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 West Virginia State House, District 27 Won $30,226
2010 West Virginia State House, District 24 Won $1,788
2008 West Virginia State House, District 24 Won $27,474
Grand Total Raised $59,488

2012

Shott won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, Shott raised a total of $30,226.

2010

Shott won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2010. During that election cycle, Shott raised a total of $1,788.

2008

Shott won election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2008. During that election cycle, Shott raised a total of $27,474.

Personal

Shott and his wife, Katherine, have four children.

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