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Don Perdue
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 19
Incumbent
In office
1998-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 16
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMarshall University, 1972
Personal
BirthdayNovember 12, 1949
Place of birthKenova, WV
ProfessionExecutive Director, Wayne County Economic Development Authority
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Don Perdue (b. November 12, 1949) is a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 19. He was first elected to the chamber in 1998.

He has represented District 19 since 2012 and represented District 17 from 1998 to 2012. He has served as House Assistant Majority Whip since 2007.

Biography

Perdue earned his BS in Pharmacy from Marshall University in 1972. He went on to receive his BS in Chemistry from Ohio Northern University in 1974.

Perdue was a Staff Pharmacist for Flanagan Drug from 1974 to 1978. He then worked as a Staff Pharmacist for Cabell Huntington Hospital from 1979 to 1985. He was also Director of Pharmacy Service for Our Lady Bellefonte Hospital from 1986 to 1988. From 1988 to 1990, he was the owner of Relief Incorporated Pharmacist Service. Perdue then worked as a Staff Pharmacist for Big Bear Pharmacies from 1989 to 1990. He has been a Pharmacist for Kroger Company since 1990.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Health and Human Resources, Chair
Finance
Senior Citizen Issues
Health
Health and Human Resources Accountability, Chair
Joint Finance
PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care
Water Resources

2011-2012

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2011
Constitutional Revision
Finance
Joint Finance
Health, Chair
Health and Human Resources, Chair
Health and Human Resources Accountability, Chair
Health Emergency Preparedness, Chair
PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care
Water Resources

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Perdue ran for re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 19. Perdue and incumbent Rick Thompson advanced unopposed in the May 8 primary election. He was challenged by Rick Thompson and Randy Tomblin in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRick Thompson Incumbent 40.7% 7,623
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDon Perdue Incumbent 36.4% 6,817
     Republican Randy Tomblin 23% 4,308
Total Votes 18,748

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Perdue was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 17. He was one of two candidates running for the two District 17 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. Since only the two top vote-getters were elected, they were each essentially unopposed. [5][6][7]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 17 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Thompson (D) 6,509 52.42%
Green check mark transparent.png Don C. Perdue (D) 5,909 47.58%
West Virginia State Senate, District 17 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Thompson (D) 2,984 52.83%
Green check mark transparent.png Don C. Perdue (D) 2,664 47.17%

2008

In 2008 Perdue was re-elected to the West Virginia House District 17. Perdue (D) finished with 7,121 votes second only to Richard Thompson (D) who finished with 8,108 votes. Perdue was followed by Lisa Peana (R) with 4,624 votes.[8] Perdue raised $30,186 for his campaign fund.[9]

West Virginia House District 17
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Thompson (D) 8,108
Green check mark transparent.png Don Perdue (D) 7,121
Lisa Peana (R) 4,624

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, when Perdue most recently won re-election to the House of Delegates, he collected $21,795 in donations.[10]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
West Virginia Appalachian Laborers District Council $2,000
West Virginia Building & Construction Trades Council $2,000
West Virginia Hospital Association $1,500
Bruce Petersen, Operating Engineers, West Virginia Health Care Association, and Electrical Workers $1,000 each

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Perdue’s endorsements included the following:

  • The West Virginia AFL-CIO's Committee on Political Education[11]

Personal

Perdue and his wife, Mary Jo, have two children.

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Preceded by
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 19
2012–present
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 17
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