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James Morgan
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 16
Incumbent
In office
2001-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 13
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Appointed2001
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
West Virginia House of Delegates
1988-1990
Commissioner, Cabell County
1973-1976
Education
Bachelor'sWest Virginia University, 1959
Personal
BirthdayDecember 5, 1937
Place of birthHuntington, WV
ReligionEpiscopal
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
James "Jim" Morgan (b. December 5, 1937) is a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 16. He was first appointed to the chamber in 2001.

He has represented District 16 since 2012 and represented District 15 from his appointment in 2001 until 2012. He also served in the West Virginia State House of Delegates from 1988 to 1990.

Biography

Morgan earned his BS from West Virginia University in 1959.

Morgan is a Licensed Lay Episcopal Preacher and Eucharist Minister. He has served as the President of the following businesses: Morgans Incorporated in 1969, Stationers Morgans Incorporated in 1981, Stationers, Incorporated in 1987, and Stadium Bookstore from 1991 to 2003. Morgan served as Cabell County Commissioner from 1973 to 1976. [1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Organization, Chair
Banking and Insurance
Constitutional Revision
Rules
Political Subdivisions
Government Operations, Chair
Joint Government Organization, Chair
Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Morgan ran for re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 16. Morgan, incumbent Kevin J. Craig, and Sean Hornbuckle advanced unopposed in the May 8 primary election. He was challenged by incumbent Kevin J. Craig, Sean Hornbuckle, Mike Davis, and Carol Miller in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 16, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Craig Incumbent 22.9% 8,866
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCarol Miller Incumbent 21.8% 8,415
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Morgan Incumbent 20.8% 8,050
     Democratic Sean Horbuckle 19% 7,339
     Republican Mike Davis 15.5% 6,013
Total Votes 38,683

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Morgan was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates, District 15. He was one of six candidates running for the three District 15 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. He defeated Democrats Carl Eastham and Wayne Worth in the May 11 primary. His opponents in the general election were Democrat incumbent Kevin Craig, Democrat Matthew James Woelfel, Republican incumbent Carol Miller and Republicans Douglas W. Franklin and Patrick Lucas. 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 Kevin J. Craig (D) 6,886 20.59%
Green check mark transparent.png Carol Miller (R) 6,601 19.74%
Green check mark transparent.png James Morgan (D) 6,188 18.50%
Matthew Woelfel (D) 5,893 17.62%
Patrick Lucas (R) 4,408 13.18%
Douglas Franklin (R) 3,471 10.38%
West Virginia State Senate, District 15 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin J. Craig (D) 2,800 21.85%
Green check mark transparent.png James Hanly Morgan (D) 2,461 19.20%
Green check mark transparent.png Matthew James Woelfel (D) 1,944 15.17%
Carl Leon Eastham (D) 1,546 12.06%
Wayne Bruce Alexander Worth (D) 673 5.25%

2008

In 2008 Morgan was re-elected to the West Virginia House District 15. Morgan (D) finished with 9,387 votes. He was behind Kevin Craig (D) with 10,552 votes and was followed by Carol Miller (R) with 8,163 votes, Carl Eastham (D) with 7,333 votes, Jim Caden (R) with 5,150 votes and Paula Stewart (R) with 4,403 votes.[8] Morgan raised $39,815 for his campaign fund.[9]

West Virginia House District 15
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Craig (D) 10,522
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Morgan (D) 9,387
Green check mark transparent.png Carol Miller (R) 8,163
Carl Eastham (D) 7,333
Jim Caden (R) 5,150
Paula Stewart (R) 4,403

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, when Morgan most recently won re-election to the House of Delegates, he collected $47,660 in donations.[10]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
West Virginia Chamber of Commerce $2,000
West Virginia Appalachian Laborers District Council $2,000
Electrical Workers $2,000
West Virginia AFL-CIO $2,000
West Virginia Building & Construction Trades Council $2,000

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Morgans endorsements included the following:

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

Personal

Morgan and his wife, Elizabeth, have four children.

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West Virginia House of Representatives District 16
2012–present
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 15
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