Sally Matz Susman
|Sally Matz Susman|
|West Virginia House of Delegates, District 27|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Susman attended the University of North Carolina, the University of Miami, the University of Kentucky, and Brenau Academy. She then earned her B.A. from Ohio State University.
Susman has been a journalist, editor/publisher of Mullens Advocate, and Gulf Times, and Director of the Bank of Mount Hope.
While a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, Susman served on the following committees:
- Health and Human Resources Committee, West Virginia House
- Judiciary Committee, West Virginia House
- Political Subdivisions Committee, West Virginia House
- Senior Citizen Issues Committee, West Virginia House
Susman was defeated in her bid for re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 27. She was one of nine candidates running for the five District 27 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010, general election. Susman defeated Democrat Burge Speilman in the primary. She was opposed in the general election by Democratic incumbents Rick Moye, Virginia Mahan and William Wooton and Democrat Mel Kessler; Republican incumbent Linda Sumner, and Republicans Richard "Ben" Franklin, John David O'Neal,and Rick Snuffer. The five top vote-getters were elected.
In 2008 Susman was elected to the West Virginia House District 27. Susman (D) finished with 14,894 votes. She was behind Linda Sumner (R) with 17,218 votes, Rick Moye (D) with 15,918 votes and William Wooton (D) with 14,962 votes. Susman finished ahead of Virginia Mahan (D) with 12,877 votes, Louis Gall (D) with 12,415 votes, Jeffrey Peck (R) with 11,313 votes, Dereck Severt (R) with 10,348 votes, Philip Stevens (R) with 9,874 votes and Kevin Honaker (R) with 9,147 votes. Susman raised $149,865 for her campaign fund.
Susman and her husband, Alan J., have three children.
- Official list of West Virginia's November 2, 2010 candidates
- West Virginia House of Delegates
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Susman
- West Virginia Secretary of State, "Statewide Results - General Election - November 2, 2010," accessed February 11, 2014
- West Virginia Secretary of State, "Statewide Results - Primary Election - May 11, 2010," accessed February 11, 2014
- West Virginia House election results
- Campaign funds
|West Virginia House of Representatives District 27
| Succeeded by|
John David O'Neal
State of West Virginia
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