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Ronnie D. Jones
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 1
Incumbent
In office
2010-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolWeir High School
Personal
BirthdayNovember 11, 1953
Place of birthWeirton, West Virginia
ReligionPentecostal
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Ronnie D. Jones is a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Jones attended Weir High School. Jones is a retired general foreman and local business owner. He is currently a Weirton City Councilman, and has served on the Weirton Area Water Board, Weirton Planning Commission, and the Weirton Parks and Recreation board.[1][2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Pensions and Retirement, Vice Chair
Government Organization
Natural Resources
Political Subdivisions
Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
Pensions and Retirement, Vice Chair
Government Organization
Veterans' Affairs

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jones 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 take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 13, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 25, 2014. District 1 is represented by two delegates. Incumbents Ronnie Jones and Randy Swartzmiller were unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Pat McGeehan and Mark Zatezalo were unopposed in the Republican primary. Jones, Swartzmiller, McGeehan and Zatezalo will face off in the general election.[3][4]

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Jones ran for re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 1. Jones and incumbent Randy Swartzmiller defeated Marilyn S. Boyd in the May 8 Democratic primary election. He and Swartzmiller defeated Justin Bull (R) and Carl Thompson (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 1, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Swartzmiller Incumbent 36.3% 9,059
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRonnie D. Jones Incumbent 28.5% 7,128
     Republican Carl Thompson 20.6% 5,134
     Republican Justin Bull 14.6% 3,655
Total Votes 24,976
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 1 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Swartzmiller Incumbent 45.2% 3,968
Green check mark transparent.pngRonnie D. Jones Incumbent 28.8% 2,530
Marilyn S. Boyd 26% 2,281
Total Votes 8,779

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Jones was elected to District 1. Jones was one of three candidates running for the two positions in District 1 on the ballot in the November 2, 2010, general election. Jones' opponents were Democratic incumbent Randy Swartzmiller and independent candidate Amanda Mesler. The top two vote-getters were elected.[8][9]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 1 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Randal Duane Swartzmiller (D) 6,853 43.41%
Green check mark transparent.png Ronnie D. Jones (D) 4,485 28.41%
Amanda Mesler (I) 4,447 28.17%
West Virginia State Senate, District 1 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Randal Duane Swartzmiller (D) 3,213 43.98%
Green check mark transparent.png Ronnie D. Jones (D) 1,803 24.68%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Jones is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Jones raised a total of $39,065 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 25, 2013.[10]

Ronnie Jones's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 West Virginia State House, District 1 Won $22,725
2010 West Virginia State House, District 1 Won $16,340
Grand Total Raised $39,065

2012

Jones won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $22,725.
West Virginia House of Delegates 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ronnie Jones's campaign in 2012
West Virginia Afl-Cio$1,000
Guida, Laura R$1,000
Guida, Daniel$800
Contractors Association of West Virginia$800
American Electric Power$750
Total Raised in 2012$22,725
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Jones won election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2010. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $16,340.

Personal

Jones has one son and two grandchildren.[1]

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