Barbara Fleischauer

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Barbara Fleischauer
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 51
Incumbent
In office
1994-2000, 2006-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position (current service)8
Years in position (previous service)6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sAllegheny College, 1975
J.D.West Virginia University School of Law, 1982
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 1, 1953
Place of birthHomestead, PA
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Barbara Fleischauer (b. September 1, 1953) is a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 51. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Fleischauer has represented District 51 since 2012 and represented District 44 from 2006 to 2012.

Biography

Fleischauer earned her BA from Allegheny College in 1975. She went on to receive her JD from West Virginia University School of Law in 1982.

Fleischauer has worked in the following positions: Guest Lecturer at West Virginia University, General Counsel for District 31, Fairmont, of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), Small Business Owner, and Attorney. [1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Constitutional Revision, Chair
Health and Human Resources
Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business
Judiciary
Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
Joint Veterans' Affairs, Co-Chair
Children, Juveniles and Other Issues, Vice Chair
Economic Development, Non-voting
Equal Pay Commission
Health
Judiciary
Rule-Making Review

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Fleischauer won re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 51. Fleischauer advanced unopposed in the May 8 primary election and won re-election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Fleischauer was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 44. She defeated Republicans Kevin Patrick Jr., Kevin Scott Poe, and Chris Walters and Democrat Stephen Lee Cook, Independent Paul Brown and Libertarian Tad Britch. Only the top four vote-getters were elected. She was one of ten candidates running for the four positions in District 44 on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. She defeated Republican Shelby Bosley in the May 11 primary. [5][6][7]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 44 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Charlene Marshall (D) 12,003 15.41%
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Fleischauer (D) 11,460 14.72%
Green check mark transparent.png Amanda Pasdon (R) 9,736 12.50%
Green check mark transparent.png Anthony Barill (D) 9,494 12.19%
Chris Walters (R) 8,806 11.31%
Stephen Cook (D) 8,445 10.84%
Kevin Scott Poe (R) 8,273 10.62%
Kevin Patrick, Jr. (R) 6,356 8.16%
Paul Brown (I) 2,559 3.29%
Tad Britch (L) 747 .96%
West Virginia State Senate, District 44 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Charlene Marshall (D) 4,921 16.62%
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Evans Fleischauer (D) 4,819 16.28%
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Lee Cook (D) 3,514 11.87%
Green check mark transparent.png Anthony Peter Barill (D) 3,280 11.08%
Charles William Byrer (D) 2,441 8.25%
Shelby Jean Bosley (D) 2,375 8.02%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Fleischauer received $87,279 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

West Virginia House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Barbara Fleischauer's campaign in 2010
Fleischauer, Barbara Evans$5,000
West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association$2,000
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 152$2,000
West Virginia AFL-CIO$2,000
North Central West Virginia Building & Construction Trades Council$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $87,279

2008

In 2008, when Givens won re-election to the House of Delegates, she collected $73,949 in donations.[9]

Her largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 152 $2,000
West Virginia Regional Council of Carpenters $2,000
West Virginia Education Association $2,000
West Virginia Laborers District Council $2,000
West Virginia Building & Construction Trades Council $2,000

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Fleischauer's endorsements included the following:[10]

  • Academy of Ophthalmology, WV
  • AFL-CIO, WV
  • American Federation of Teachers, WV
  • Appalachian Laborers Council, WV
  • Assn. for Justice, WV
  • Building and Construction Trades, WV
  • Chiropractors Assn., WV
  • Communication Workers of America
  • Council of Carpenters and Millwrights, WV
  • Dental Assn., WV
  • District Council of Building and Construction Trades
  • EPIC WV Pharmaceuticals
  • Friends of the Track
  • Health Care Assn., WV
  • Hospitality and Travel Assn., WV
  • Iron Workers Local 549

  • Jackson and Kelly
  • Laborers Union Local 814
  • Medical Assn., WV
  • Monongalia County Education Assn.
  • National Education Assn., WV
  • National Assn. of Social Workers
  • North Central WV Trades Council
  • Operating Engineers, WV
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 512
  • Sheet Metal Workers Local 33
  • Troopers Assn., WV
  • United Mine Workers of America
  • United Transportation Union
  • WVU Assn. of Concerned Employees

Personal

Fleischauer and her husband, Robert Bastress Jr., have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 51
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 44
2006–2012
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