|West Virginia House of Delegates, District 23|
|December 1, 2012 – present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||2|
|Per diem||$131/day during session|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Service/branch||United States Marines|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Nelson served on the following committees:
|West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Government Organization|
|• Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business|
|• Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security|
|• Constitutional Revision|
|• Joint Government Organization|
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. Barry Brown is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Joshua Nelson is unopposed in the Republican primary.
Nelson won election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 23. Nelson ran unopposed in the May 8 primary election and defeated incumbent Larry W. Barker in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|West Virginia House of Delegates, District 23, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Larry Barker Incumbent||37.6%||2,403|
Comprehensive donor information for Nelson is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Nelson raised a total of $40,529 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 26, 2013.
|Joshua Nelson's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||West Virginia State House, District 23||$40,529|
|Grand Total Raised||$40,529|
2012Nelson won election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, Nelson raised a total of $40,529.
|West Virginia House of Delegates 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Joshua Nelson's campaign in 2012|
|Hatfield, Bennett K||$1,500|
|Alpha Natural Resources||$1,100|
|West Virginia Chamber of Commerce||$1,050|
|Brinager, Cecil Tye||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$40,529|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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- Delegate Office Website
- Official campaign website (Archived)
- Facebook campaign page
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- WBOY.com "West Virginia General Election Results November 6, 2012" Accessed November 7, 2012
- West Virginia Secretary of State, "Statewide Results - General Election - November 6, 2012," accessed February 12, 2014
- West Virginia Secretary of State, "Statewide Results - Primary Election - May 8, 2012," accessed February 12, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Nelson, Joshua," accessed July 26, 2013
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