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}}{{tnr}}'''Dale Stephens''' (b. November 23, 1959) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[West Virginia House of Delegates]].  He has represented District 17 since 2012 and represented District 16 from 2004 to 2012. Previously, Stephens served in the West Virginia State House of Delegates from 2000 to 2002.  He ran for re-election in 2002 but was not elected.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Dale Stephens''' (b. November 23, 1959) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[West Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 17.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.
  
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Stephens has represented District 17 since 2012 and represented District 16 from 2004 to 2012.
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Stephens served in the [[West Virginia House of Delegates]] from 2000 to 2002.  He ran for re-election in 2002 but was not elected.
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==Biography==
 
Stephens earned his BS from Marshall University in 1993.
 
Stephens earned his BS from Marshall University in 1993.
  
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Stephens won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012|West Virginia House of Delegates]], District 17. Stephens and incumbent [[Doug Reynolds]] defeated [[Robert Alexander]] in the May 8 primary election. He was challenged by [[Doug Reynolds]], [[Michael Ankrom]], and [[Joyce Holland]] 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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Stephens won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012|West Virginia House of Delegates]], District 17. Stephens and incumbent [[Doug Reynolds]] defeated [[Robert Alexander]] in the May 8 primary election. He was challenged by [[Doug Reynolds]], [[Michael Ankrom]], and [[Joyce Holland]] 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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==Endorsements==
 
==Endorsements==
In 2012, Stephens was endorsed by:
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In 2012, Stephens’s endorsements included the following:
 
*The West Virginia AFL-CIO's Committee on Political Education<ref>[http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/x1556328503/W-Va-candidates-receive-endorsements ''herald-dispatch.com'' "W.Va. candidates receive endorsements", March 08, 2012]</ref>
 
*The West Virginia AFL-CIO's Committee on Political Education<ref>[http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/x1556328503/W-Va-candidates-receive-endorsements ''herald-dispatch.com'' "W.Va. candidates receive endorsements", March 08, 2012]</ref>
  
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*[http://www.sos.wv.gov/elections/Documents/Official%20List%20of%20Candidates%20for%20November%202.pdf Official list of West Virginia's November 2, 2010 candidates]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20101009104712/http://www.sos.wv.gov/elections/Documents/Official%20List%20of%20Candidates%20for%20November%202.pdf Official list of West Virginia's November 2, 2010 candidates]
 
*[http://www.legis.state.wv.us/House/lawmaker.cfm?member=Delegate%20Stephens Office Website - West Virginia House of Delegates]  
 
*[http://www.legis.state.wv.us/House/lawmaker.cfm?member=Delegate%20Stephens Office Website - West Virginia House of Delegates]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=52566 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=52566 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]

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Dale Stephens
Stephens dale.jpg
West Virginia House of Delegates District 17
Incumbent
In office
2000-2002, 2004-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position (current service)10
Years in position (previous service)2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMarshall University, 1993
Personal
BirthdayNovember 23, 1959
Place of birthHuntington, WV
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dale Stephens (b. November 23, 1959) is a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 17. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

Stephens has represented District 17 since 2012 and represented District 16 from 2004 to 2012.

Stephens served in the West Virginia House of Delegates from 2000 to 2002. He ran for re-election in 2002 but was not elected.

Biography

Stephens earned his BS from Marshall University in 1993.

Stephens has been the Owner of AAA Signs since 1985. He has also worked as a School Bus Operator.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Organization, Vice Chair
Roads and Transportation
Senior Citizen Issues
Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
Government Organization, Vice Chair
Government Operations, Vice Chair
Infrastructure
Minority Issues
PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care
Veterans' Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Stephens won re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 17. Stephens and incumbent Doug Reynolds defeated Robert Alexander in the May 8 primary election. He was challenged by Doug Reynolds, Michael Ankrom, and Joyce Holland in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 17, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Reynolds Incumbent 32.2% 5,890
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDale Stephens Incumbent 29.2% 5,341
     Republican Michael Ankrom 21.8% 3,987
     Republican Joyce Holland 16.8% 3,080
Total Votes 18,298


West Virginia House of Delegates, District 17 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDale Stephens Incumbent 43.1% 2,280
Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Reynolds Incumbent 41.8% 2,210
Robert Alexander 15.2% 803
Total Votes 5,293

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Stephens was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 16. He was one of four candidates running for the three District 16 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. He was opposed in the general election by Democrat incumbent Douglas Reynolds, Republican incumbent Kelli Sobonya and Republican T-Anne See. Only the three top 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 Kelli Sobonya (R) 10,026 29.78%
Green check mark transparent.png Douglas Reynolds (D) 8,900 26.43%
Green check mark transparent.png Dale Stephens (D) 8,074 23.98%
Tomma Anne See (R) 6,669 19.81%
West Virginia State Senate, District 16 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Dale G. Stephens (D) 3,292 34.05%
Green check mark transparent.png Douglas Vernon Reynolds (D) 2,941 30.42%

2008

In 2008 Stephens was re-elected to the West Virginia House District 16. Stepehns (D) finished with 11,482 votes. He finished behind Douglas Reynolds (D) with 12,462 and Kelli Sobonya (R) with 12,071 votes. Stephens finished ahead of Amy Herrenkohl (D) who had 9,476 votes.[8] Stephens raised $40,445 for his campaign fund.[9]

West Virginia House District 16
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Douglas Reynolds (D) 12,462
Green check mark transparent.png Kelli Sobonya (R) 12,071
Green check mark transparent.png Dale Stephens (D) 11,482
Amy Herrenkohl (D) 9,476

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Stephens received $15,185 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[10]


2008

In 2008, when Stephens won re-election to the House of Delegates, he collected $40,445 in donations.[11]

His largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Dale Stephens $11,560
West Virginia Federation of Teachers $2,000
West Virginia Building & Construction Trades Council $2,000
West Virginia Regional Council of Carpenters $2,000

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Stephens’s endorsements included the following:

  • The West Virginia AFL-CIO's Committee on Political Education[12]

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