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Walters ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[West Virginia State Senate elections, 2012|West Virginia State Senate]], District 8. Walters ran unopposed in the May 8 primary election and defeated [[Joshua R. Martin]] in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.wboy.com/category/234846/2012-west-virginia-general-election-wv-results-november-6 ''WBOY.com'' "West Virginia General Election Results November 6, 2012" Accessed November 7, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://apps.sos.wv.gov/elections/candidate-search/index.aspx West Virginia Secretary of State - 2012 Candidate Listing By Office]</ref><ref>[http://apps.sos.wv.gov/elections/results/results.aspx?year=2012&eid=8&county=Statewide 2012 West Virginia Primary Election Official Results]</ref>
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Walters ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[West Virginia State Senate elections, 2012|West Virginia State Senate]], District 8. Walters ran unopposed in the May 8 primary election and defeated [[Joshua R. Martin]] in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.wboy.com/category/234846/2012-west-virginia-general-election-wv-results-november-6 ''WBOY.com'' "West Virginia General Election Results November 6, 2012" Accessed November 7, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://apps.sos.wv.gov/elections/results/results.aspx?year=2012&eid=13&county=Statewide ''West Virginia Secretary of State'', "Statewide Results - General Election - November 6, 2012," accessed February 12, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://apps.sos.wv.gov/elections/results/results.aspx?year=2012&eid=8&county=Statewide ''West Virginia Secretary of State'', "Statewide Results - Primary Election - May 8, 2012," accessed February 12, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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Chris Walters
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West Virginia State Senate, District 8
Incumbent
In office
December 1, 2012 – Present
Term ends
December 1, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWest Virginia University
Personal
Place of birthCharleston, West Virginia
ProfessionStructured Settlement Consultant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Chris Walters is a Republican member of the West Virginia State Senate, representing District 8 since 2012.

Biography

Walters' professional experience includes working as an associate at SFA Incorporated, owner of Jeffersonian Media, intern at British-Polish Chamber of Commerce, intern at Muzeum Powstania Warszwskiego, and intern at SFA Incorporated.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Labor
Natural Resources
Judiciary
Economic Development
Health and Human Resources
Banking and Insurance
Health
Joint Judiciary

Elections

2012

See also: West Virginia State Senate elections, 2012

Walters ran in the 2012 election for West Virginia State Senate, District 8. Walters ran unopposed in the May 8 primary election and defeated Joshua R. Martin in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

West Virginia State Senate, District 8, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Walters 52.9% 19,123
     Democratic Joshua Martin 47.1% 17,039
Total Votes 36,162

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Walters was defeated in the general election for District 44. He was defeated by Republican Amanda Pasdon, Democrat incumbents Barbara Fleischauer and Charlene Marshall, and Democrat Anthony P. "Tony" Barill. Walters was one of ten candidates running for the four positions in District 44 on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. Only the top four vote-getters were elected. He defeated Republican James Elvwas austin in the May 11 primary. [4][5]

West Virginia State Senate, District 44 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Amanda Brooke Pasdon (R) 1,950 6.59%
Green check mark transparent.png Chris Wesley Walters (R) 1,923 6.50%
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Scott Poe (R) 1,760 5.95%
Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Lee Patrick, Jr. (R) 1,452 4.90%
James Elvwas austin (R) 1,169 3.95%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Walters is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Walters raised a total of $93,619 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 24, 2013.[6]

Chris Walters's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 West Virginia State Senate, District 8 Won $60,117
2010 West Virginia State House, District 44 Defeated $33,502
Grand Total Raised $93,619

2012

Walters won election to the West Virginia State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Walters raised a total of $60,117.
West Virginia State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chris Walters's campaign in 2012
Walters, Chris$34,367
West Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Association$2,000
Dominion$1,250
West Virginia Bankers Association$1,000
Unreadable, Debbie$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$60,117
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Walters lost the election for the West Virginia House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Walters raised a total of $33,502.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Corey Palumbo (D)
West Virginia State Senate District 8
2012–present
Succeeded by
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