Danny Wells

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Danny Wells
West Virginia House of Delegates District 30
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democratic
Profession Educator
Website House website
Danny Wells (b. March 15, 1940) is a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates. He has represented District 30 since 2004. Wells was a candidate for the West Virginia State House of Delegates in 2002 but was not elected.

Wells earned his BSJ from West Virginia University in 1962.

Wells has worked as Co-Host of WBES (Radio) and as a teacher. From 1962 to 1989, he was a Columnist/Sports Writer for the Charleston Gazette. He then worked as a Sports Editor for the Charleston Gazette from 1989 to 2002.[1]

Committee assignments

Election history


See also: West Virginia State Senate elections, 2010

Wells is running for re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 30. He is one of fourteen candidates running for the seven District 30 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. The seven top vote-getters are elected. [2]


In 2008 Wells was re-elected to the West Virginia House District 30. Douglas Skaff (D) finished with 24,625 votes and was followed by Danny Wells (D) with 24,019 votes, Bonnie Brown (D) with 23,353 votes, Barbara Hatfield (D) with 22,709 votes, Mark Hunt (D) with 21,635 votes, Sharon Spencer (D) with 21,541 votes, Nancy Guthrie (D) with 20,285 votes, Fred Jospeh (R) with 18,653 votes, John Miller (R) with 17,992 votes, Bud Anderson (R) with 16,217 votes, Todd Carden (R) with 15,286 votes, Victoria Casey (R) with 14,250 votes, Edward Burgess (R) with 13,282 votes, Lance Vaughan (R) with 12,733 votes and John Welbourn (R) with 3,940 votes. Wells raised $34,577 for his campaign fund.[3]

West Virginia House District 30
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Douglas Skaff (D) 24,265
Green check mark transparent.png Danny Wells (D) 24,019
Green check mark transparent.png Bonnie Brown (D) 23,353
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Hatfield (D) 22,709
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Hunt (D) 21,635
Green check mark transparent.png Sharon Spencer (D) 21,541
Green check mark transparent.png Nancy Guthrie (D) 20,285
Fred Joseph (R) 18,653
John Miller (R) 17,992
Bud Anderson (R) 16,217
Todd Carden (R) 15,286
Victoria Casey (R) 14,250
Edward Burgess (R) 13,282
Lance Vaughan (R) 12,733
John Welbourn (M) 3,940


Wells and his wife, Sandy, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
West Virginia House of Representatives District 30
Succeeded by