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Denny Canterbury

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Denny Canterbury
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 42
Incumbent
In office
2000-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 14
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Chicago, 1991
Master'sWest Virginia University, 1996
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 19, 1969
Place of birthCharleston, WV
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Denny Ray Canterbury, Jr. (b. February 19, 1969) is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 42. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000. Canterbury currently serves as an Assistant Minority Whip.

Biography

Canterbury earned his B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1991. He went on to receive his MBA from West Virginia University in 1996.

Canterbury was a Safety Engineer for Appalachian Electronic Instruments from 1992 to 1994. He then worked as a self-employed farmer from 1997 to 1998. In 1999, he worked in Marketing Research for The Library Corporation. Previously, Canterbury served as Vice Chair for the Third Congressional District West.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Minority Vice Chair
Finance
Natural Resources
Pensions and Retirement
Agriculture and Agri-business
Finance
Pensions and Retirement
Technology

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Canterbury served on these 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. Coy Flowers will face Courtney Jesser and Richard Dulee in the Democratic primary. Incumbents George "Boogie" Ambler and Ray Canterbury are unopposed in the Republican primary.

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Canterbury won re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 42. Canterbury advanced past the May 8 primary election and won re-election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 42, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRay Canterbury Incumbent 32.7% 7,831
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Ambler 23.2% 5,556
     Democratic Steve Hunter 22.5% 5,405
     Democratic Glenn Singer 21.6% 5,190
Total Votes 23,982
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 42 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRay Canterbury Incumbent 54.7% 1,652
Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Ambler 26.2% 792
Marcie Easton 19.1% 577
Total Votes 3,021

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Canterbury was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 28. He was one of three candidates running for two District 28 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010, general election. His opponents in the general election were Democrat incumbent Thomas Campbell, and Democrat Michael S. Knisely. The top two vote-getters were elected.[5][6][7]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 25 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Denny Canterbury (R) 6,254 40.04%
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Campbell (D) 6,152 39.39%
Michael Knisely (D) 3,214 20.58%
West Virginia State Senate, District 28 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Denny Ray Canterbury, Jr. (R) 1,209 21.07%

2008

In 2008 Canterbury was re-elected to the West Virginia House District 28. Canterbuy (R) finished with 7,849 votes second only to Thomas Campbell (D) who had 8,639 votes. Canterbury finished ahead of Joan Browning (D) who had 5,393 votes.[8] Canterbury raised $13,583 for his campaign fund.[9]

West Virginia House District 28
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Campbell (D) 8,639
Green check mark transparent.png Denny Canterbury (R) 7,849
Joan Browning (D) 5,393

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Canterbury is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Canterbury raised a total of $79,876 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 30, 2013.[10]

Denny Canterbury's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 West Virginia State House, District 42 Won $21,826
2010 West Virginia State House, District 28 Won $15,676
2008 West Virginia State House, District 28 Won $13,583
2006 West Virginia State House, District 28 Won $10,297
2004 West Virginia State House, District 28 Won $5,375
2002 West Virginia State House, District 28 Won $7,722
2000 West Virginia State House, District 28 Won $5,397
Grand Total Raised $79,876

2012

Canterbury won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, Canterbury raised a total of $21,826.

2010

Canterbury won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2010. During that election cycle, Canterbury raised a total of $15,676.

2008

Canterbury won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2008. During that election cycle, Canterbury raised a total of $13,583.

2006

Canterbury won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2006. During that election cycle, Canterbury raised a total of $10,297.

2004

Canterbury won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2004. During that election cycle, Canterbury raised a total of $5,375.

2002

Canterbury won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2002. During that election cycle, Canterbury raised a total of $7,722.

2000

Canterbury won election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2000. During that election cycle, Canterbury raised a total of $5,397.

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