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Denny Canterbury

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Denny Canterbury
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 42
Incumbent
In office
2001-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 13
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Chicago, 1991
Master'sWest Virginia University, 1996
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 19, 1969
Place of birthCharleston, WV
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Denny Ray Canterbury, Jr. (b. February 19, 1969) is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates. He has represented District 42 since 2012. He represented District 28 from 2000 to 2012. Canterbury currently serves as an Assistant Minority Whip. Previously, Canterbury served as Vice Chair for the Third Congressional District West.

Canterbury earned his BA from the University of Chicago in 1991. He went on to receive his MBA from West Virginia University in 1996.

Canterbury was a Safety Engineer for Appalachian Electronic Instruments from 1992 to 1994. He then worked as a self-employed farmer from 1997 to 1998. In 1999, he worked in Marketing Research for The Library Corporation.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Minority Vice Chair
Finance
Natural Resources
Pensions and Retirement
Agriculture and Agri-business
Finance
Pensions and Retirement
Technology

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Canterbury won re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 42. Canterbury advanced past the May 8 primary election and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 42, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRay Canterbury Incumbent 32.7% 7,831
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Ambler 23.2% 5,556
     Democratic Steve Hunter 22.5% 5,405
     Democratic Glenn Singer 21.6% 5,190
Total Votes 23,982
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 42 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRay Canterbury Incumbent 54.7% 1,652
Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Ambler 26.2% 792
Marcie Easton 19.1% 577
Total Votes 3,021

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Canterbury was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 28. He was one of three candidates running for two District 28 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. His opponents in the general election were Democrat incumbent Thomas Campbell, and Democrat Michael S. Knisely. The top two vote-getters were elected.[5][6][7]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 25 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Denny Canterbury (R) 6,254 40.04%
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Campbell (D) 6,152 39.39%
Michael Knisely (D) 3,214 20.58%
West Virginia State Senate, District 28 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Denny Ray Canterbury, Jr. (R) 1,209 21.07%

2008

In 2008 Canterbury was re-elected to the West Virginia House District 28. Canterbuy (R) finished with 7,849 votes second only to Thomas Campbell (D) who had 8,639 votes. Canterbury finished ahead of Joan Browning (D) who had 5,393 votes.[8] Canterbury raised $13,583 for his campaign fund.[9]

West Virginia House District 28
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Campbell (D) 8,639
Green check mark transparent.png Denny Canterbury (R) 7,849
Joan Browning (D) 5,393

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, when Cantebury most recently won re-election to the House of Delegates, he collected $15,676 in donations.[10]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
West Virginia Building & Construction Trades Council $2,000
West Virginia AFL-CIO $1,500
Communications Workers District 2 $1,000
West Virginia Regional Council of Carpenters $950

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Political offices
Preceded by
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 42
2012–present
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Preceded by
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 28
2000–2012
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