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Patrick Lucas

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Patrick Lucas
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Former candidate for
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 16
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sMarshall University
ProfessionReal estate broker
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Patrick Allen Lucas (b. March 11, 1967) was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 16 of the West Virginia House of Delegates.[1]


Lucas earned his marketing degree from Marshall University in 1991. His professional experience includes working as the owner/broker of Century 21 Homes and Land in Barboursville, West Virginia.[2]



Campaign themes

Lucas' website highlighted the following campaign issues:[3]

  • "Common Sense Issue #1:Jobs" - "I believe that the quickest way to improve the economy of our state is to increase the number of quality jobs by reducing many of the unnecessary, job-killing state taxes that currently exist."
  • "Common Sense Issue #2:Taxes" - "The less taxes each West Virginian has to pay, the more disposable income each West Virginian has to spend in West Virginia businesses."
  • "Common Sense Issue #3:The role of Government" - "I believe that government should be responsible for protecting it's citizens, creating and maintaining it's infrastructure, balancing the state budget, listening to the voice of each citizen, and representing it's citizens with nonpartisan integrity."
  • "Common Sense Issue #4:Abortion" - "I value every life, from conception to the hospital bed or hospice house. I do not understand how any parent or physician can willingly end the life of another human being.
  • "Common Sense Issue #5:Marriage" - "I believe in the traditional definition of marriage between one man and one woman."



See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2014

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 16 is represented by three delegates. Incumbent James Morgan, Sean Hornbuckle and Lauren Plymale were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Carol Miller, Dale Anderson II and Patrick Lucas defeated David Bender and Lionel Jones in the Republican primary. Hornbuckle, Morgan and Miller defeated Lucas, Plymale and Anderson in the general election.[1][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates District 16, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCarol Miller Incumbent 21.2% 5,904
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSean Hornbuckle 17.6% 4,906
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Morgan 17.3% 4,824
     Republican Patrick Lucas 16.3% 4,556
     Democratic Lauren Plymale 13.9% 3,881
     Republican Dale Anderson II 13.8% 3,839
Total Votes 27,910


See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Lucas was a Republican candidate for District 15, West Virginia House of Delegates in the November 2, 2010 state legislative election. Lucas was defeated for one of the three positions in District 15. His opponents in the general election were Democratic incumbents James Morgan and Kevin Craig; Democrat Matthew James Woelfel, Republican incumbent Carol Miller and Republican Douglas W. Franklin. The top three vote-getters were elected.[5][6]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 15 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Carol Miller (R) 1,505 11.74%
Green check mark transparent.png Patrick Allen Lucas (R) 1,055 8.23%
Green check mark transparent.png Douglas W. Franklin (R) 831 6.48%


Lucas and his wife, Dr. Paula Lucas, have two children.[2]

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