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Stowers has represented District 22 since 2012 and represented District 19 from 2008 to 2012.
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==Biography==
 
Stowers earned his BS from Concord College.  He went on to receive his MA from Marshall University. Stowers is an Assistant Principal.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=58054 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Stowers]</ref>
 
Stowers earned his BS from Concord College.  He went on to receive his MA from Marshall University. Stowers is an Assistant Principal.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=58054 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Stowers]</ref>
 
   
 
   
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==Endorsements==
 
==Endorsements==
In 2012, Stowers was endorsed by:
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*The West Virginia AFL-CIO's Committee on Political Education<ref>[http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/x1556328503/W-Va-candidates-receive-endorsements ''herald-dispatch.com'' "W.Va. candidates receive endorsements", March 08, 2012]</ref>
 
*The West Virginia AFL-CIO's Committee on Political Education<ref>[http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/x1556328503/W-Va-candidates-receive-endorsements ''herald-dispatch.com'' "W.Va. candidates receive endorsements", March 08, 2012]</ref>
  
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Stowers and his wife, Jennifer Bragg, have one child.
 
Stowers and his wife, Jennifer Bragg, have one child.
  
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* [http://www.legis.state.wv.us/House/lawmaker.cfm?member=Delegate%20Stowers Office Website - West Virginia House of Delegates]  
 
* [http://www.legis.state.wv.us/House/lawmaker.cfm?member=Delegate%20Stowers Office Website - West Virginia House of Delegates]  
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=58054 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=58054 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]

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Josh Stowers
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 22
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sConcord College
Master'sMarshall University
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 1, 1979
Place of birthSpartanburg, SC
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Josh Stowers (b. January 1, 1979) is a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 22. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Stowers has represented District 22 since 2012 and represented District 19 from 2008 to 2012.

Biography

Stowers earned his BS from Concord College. He went on to receive his MA from Marshall University. Stowers is an Assistant Principal.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Education, Vice Chair
Pensions and Retirement
Roads and Transportation
Joint Education, Vice Chair
Education Accountability, Vice Chair
Children, Juveniles and Other Issues
Outcomes-Based Funding Models in Higher Education
Joint Pensions and Retirement

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Stowers won re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 22. Stowers and Jeff Eldridge defeated Bill Bryant, Ed Triplett, and Gloria Triplett in the May 8 primary election. He was challenged by Jeff Eldridge, Gary Johngrass, and Michel Moffatt in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 22, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJosh Stowers Incumbent 31.2% 6,232
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Eldridge 26.3% 5,262
     Republican Michel Moffatt 24.3% 4,851
     Republican Gary Johngrass 18.2% 3,637
Total Votes 19,982


West Virginia House of Delegates, District 22 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJosh Stowers Incumbent 34.6% 2,774
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Eldridge 29.3% 2,348
Bill Bryant 14.1% 1,128
Gloria R. Triplett 11% 879
Ed Triplett 11% 878
Total Votes 8,007

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Stowers was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 19. He was one of six candidates running for the four District 19 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. He defeated Democrats Ted Ellis, David Eplin, Harry Freeman, A. Jay Hatfield, Gary L. Johngrass, Teddy Toblin and Ed Triplett in the May 11 primary. His opponents in the general election were Republicans Elias Gregory and Chad Story; Democrat incumbents Greg Butcher and Ralph Rodighiero, and Democrat Rupert Phillips, Jr. The four top vote-getters were elected.[5][6][7]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 19 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Ralph Rodighiero (D) 10,372 21.59%
Green check mark transparent.png Gregory Butcher (D) 9,706 20.20%
Green check mark transparent.png Josh Stowers (D) 9,291 19.34%
Green check mark transparent.png Rupert Phillips, Jr. (D) 8,672 18.05%
Chad Story (R) 5,140 10.70%
Elias Gregory (R) 4,861 10.12
West Virginia State Senate, District 19 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Josh Daniel Stowers (D) 4,748 13.94%
Green check mark transparent.png Ralph M. Rodighiero (D) 4,704 13.81%
Green check mark transparent.png Rupert Wilson Phillips, Jr. (D) 4,205 12.35%
Green check mark transparent.png Gregory Allen Butcher (D) 4,060 11.92%
Teddy H. Ellis (D) 3,890 11.42%
Theodore Jay Tomblin (D) 3,212 9.43%
Harry Ernest Freeman (D) 2,593 7.61%
Eddie Lee Triplett (D) 1,591 4.67%
A. Jay Hatfield (D) 1,567 4.60%
Gary Lee Johngrass (D) 961 2.82  %
David Colby Eplin (D) 895 2.63%

2008

In 2008 Stowers was elected to the West Virginia House District 19. Stowers (D) finished with 13,846 votes. He was second only to Greg Butcher (D) who had 16,828 votes. Stowers was ahead of Jeff Eldridge (D) with 13,511 votes and Ralph Rodighiero (D) with 13,381 votes.[8] Stowers raised $26,895 for his campaign fund.[9]

West Virginia House District 19
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Greg Butcher (D) 16,828
Green check mark transparent.png Josh Stowers (D) 13,846
Green check mark transparent.png Jeff Eldridge (D) 13,511
Green check mark transparent.png Ralph Rodighiero (D) 13,381

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, when Stowers most recently won re-election to the House of Delegates, he collected $26,895 in donations.[10]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
West Virginia Laborers District Council $2,000
Brenda Stowers $2,000
West Virginia Education Association $1,500
Josh Stowers $1,500
Jeremy Jacobs $1,250

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Stowers’s endorsements included the following:

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

Personal

Stowers and his wife, Jennifer Bragg, have one child.

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Preceded by
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 22
2012–present
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 19
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