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John Doyle
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 57
Former officeholder
In office
1982-1984, 1993- December 1, 2012
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1992
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sShepherd University, 1966
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1968-1970
Date of birthMarch 31, 1942
Place of birthCovington, VA
ProfessionReal Estate Sales, Referrals Realty
Office website
John Doyle (b. March 31, 1942) is a former Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates. He represented District 57 from 1992 to 2012, and served in the West Virginia State House of Delegates from 1982 to 1984.

Doyle earned his B.S. in Political Science/History from Shepherd University in 1966.

Doyle served in the United States Army in Vietnam as a Lieutenant from 1968 to 1970. He then worked in College Textbook Sales for John Wiley and Sons/Houghton Mifflin from 1973 to 1983. From 1985 to 1992, he worked in real estate sales for Caldwell Banker. He also worked in real estate sales for ERA Liberty Realty from 1988 to 2006. He has been a radio talk show host for Shenandoah Communications/WRNR AM 740 since 1991. He has also worked in real estate sales for Referrals Realty since 1998.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Doyle was re-elected in District 57 in the November 2, 2010 general election. He defeated Republican Elliot Simon. Doyle defeated Democrat Lori Rea in the primary election. [2][3][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 57 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Doyle (D) 3,661 54.21%
Elliot Simon (R) 3,092 45.79%
West Virginia State Senate, District 57 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Robert John Doyle (D) 1,078 48%
Green check mark transparent.png Lorraine Marie Rea (D) 588 26.18%

Campaign donors


In 2010, when Doyle won re-election to the House of Delegates, he collected $34,045 in donations.[5]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
West Virginia Hospitality & Travel Association $1,500
West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association $1,000
9 individuals $1,000 each


Doyle is single.

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Political offices
Preceded by
West Virginia House of Representatives District 57
Succeeded by