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Karen Facemyer

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Karen Facemyer
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West Virginia State Senate District 4
Former officeholder
In office
2001-December 1, 2012
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last election2008
First elected2000
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
West Virginia State House of Delegates
Bachelor'sGlenville State College, 1976
Master'sMarshall University, 1980
Date of birthJune 17, 1954
Place of birthFort Belvior, VA
ReligionUnited Methodist
Office website
Karen Facemyer (b. June 17, 1954) is a former Republican member of the West Virginia State Senate, representing District 4 from 2000 to 2012.

Facemyer served in the West Virginia House of Delegates from 1992 to 1998.

Facemyer earned her B.S. from Glenville State College in 1976. She went on to earn her M.S. from Marshall University in 1980.

Facemyer worked as a teacher for Mason County Vocational School from 1976 to 1980. She went on to work as a teacher for Meigs High School from 1981 to 1988. From 1989 to 1994 She has worked in Real Estate Sales.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



On November 4, 2008, Facemyer won re-election to the West Virginia State Senate, District 3.[2]

Facemyer raised $52,625 for her campaign, while Holmes raised $15,728.[3]

West Virginia State Senate, District 4 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngKaren L. Facemyer (R) 28,801 61.17%
Rocky Holmes (D) 18,280 38.83%

Campaign donors


Facemyer raised $52,625 for the 2008 election.

Her major contributors are listed below.[4]

Donor Amount
Jackson & Kelly $3,000
Edson Arneault $2,000
West Virginia Bankers Association $1,500
West Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Association $1,500


Karen and her husband Les have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
West Virginia State Senate District 4
Succeeded by
Mitch Carmichael (R)