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Duane Borchers, Sr.

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Duane Borchers, Sr.
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Candidate for
West Virginia House of Delegates, District 44
High schoolRedlands High School, 1960
Associate'sSpokane Falls Community College, 1976
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Navy
Years of service4
Date of birth12/24/1941
Professionsmall business owner
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Duane Borchers, Sr. was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 44 of the West Virginia House of Delegates. Borchers was previously an Independent candidate for District 36, West Virginia House of Delegates in the November 2, 2010 state legislative election.

Borcher's professional experience includes working as a lineman and local manager for General Telephone Co., wire crewman for the Library of Congress, and owner of the Maryland Silver Company. Borchers served in the U.S. Navy from 1960-1964, working as an electronics tech with a rank of ETN2.



See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Borchers ran in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 44. Borchers was defeated by Robert Karnes in the May 8 primary election.[1][2]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 44 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Karnes 58.7% 484
Duane Borchers, Sr. 41.3% 341
Total Votes 825


See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Borchers was defeated by one of two candidates running for one position in District 36 on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. He was defeated by incumbent Democrat Joseph Talbott. [3]


Borchers and his wife, former Loretta Ann Justice, have two children.

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