Carol Miller (West Virginia)

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Carol Miller
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 16
Incumbent
In office
2006-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
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'sColumbia College, 1972
Personal
BirthdayNovember 4, 1950
Place of birthColumbus, OH
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Carol Devine Miller (b. November 4, 1950) is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 16. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Miller has represented District 16 since 2012 and represented District 15 from 2006 to 2012.

Biography

Miller earned her BS in History/Political Science from Columbia College in 1972. Miller has worked as a self employed Real Estate Manager since 1985. She has also been a businesswoman/owner of Swann Ridge Bison Farm since 1994. Miller ran for the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2004 but was not elected.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy, Industry and Labor, Minority Vice Chair
Agriculture
Finance
Health and Human Resources
Agriculture and Agri-business
Joint Finance
Health

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Miller ran for re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 16. Miller and Mike Davis advanced unopposed in the May 8 primary election. She was challenged by Mike Davis, Kevin J. Craig, Sean Hornbuckle, and Jim Morgan in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 16, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Craig Incumbent 22.9% 8,866
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCarol Miller Incumbent 21.8% 8,415
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Morgan Incumbent 20.8% 8,050
     Democratic Sean Horbuckle 19% 7,339
     Republican Mike Davis 15.5% 6,013
Total Votes 38,683

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Miller was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 15. She was one of six candidates running for the three District 15 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. Her opponents in the general election were Democrat incumbents James Morgan and Kevin Craig; Democrat Matthew James Woelfel, Republicans Patrick Lucasand Douglas W. Franklin. The top three vote-getters were elected. [5][6][7]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 15 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Kevin J. Craig (D) 6,886 20.59%
Green check mark transparent.png Carol Miller (R) 6,601 19.74%
Green check mark transparent.png James Morgan (D) 6,188 18.50%
Matthew Woelfel (D) 5,893 17.62%
Patrick Lucas (R) 4,408 13.18%
Douglas Franklin (R) 3,471 10.38%
West Virginia State Senate, 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%

2008

In 2008 Miller was re-elected to the West Virginia House District 15. Miller (R) finished with 8,163 votes. She was behind Kevin Craig (D) with 10,552 votes Jim Morgan (D) with 9,387 votes. Miller finished ahead of Carl Eastham (D) with 7,333 votes, Jim Caden (R) with 5,150 votes and Paula Stewart (R) with 4,403 votes.[8] Miller raised $39,767 for her campaign fund.[9]

West Virginia House District 15
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Craig (D) 10,522
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Morgan (D) 9,387
Green check mark transparent.png Carol Miller (R) 8,163
Carl Eastham (D) 7,333
Jim Caden (R) 5,150
Paula Stewart (R) 4,403

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Miller received $32,190 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[10]


2008

In 2008, when Miller won re-election to the House of Delegates, she collected $39,767 in donations.[11]

Her largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Matt Miller $2,000
West Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Association $1,500
West Virginia Farm Bureau $1,250
Jackson F. Moses, III $1,000
American Electric Power $1,000
Luther Larry Lafon $1,000

Personal

Miller and her husband, Matt, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 16
2012–present
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 15
2006–2012
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