Linda Sumner

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Linda Sumner
West Virginia House of Delegates District 27
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Republican
Profession Educator
Website House website
Linda Sumner (b. December 1, 1951) is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates. She has represented District 27 since 2002. Sumner was the Raleigh County Chair for the George W. Bush for President Campaign in 2000.

Sumner earned her BA from Morris Harvey College in 1973. She went on to receive her MA from West Virginia University in 1981.

Sumner has worked as a teacher for the Raleigh County Board of Education since 1973.[1]

Committee assignments

Election history


See also: West Virginia State Senate elections, 2010


In 2008 Sumner was re-elected to the West Virginia House District 27. Sumner (R) finished with 17,218 votes and was followed by Rick Moye (D) with 15,918 votes, William Wooton (D) with 14,962 votes and Sally Matz Susman (D) with 14,894 votes, Virginia Mahan (D) wit 12,877 votes, Louis Gall (D) with 12,415 votes, Jeffrey Peck (R) with 11,313 votes, Dereck Severt (R) with 10,348 votes, Philip Stevens (R) with 9,874 votes and Kevin Honaker (R) with 9,147 votes.[2] Sumner raised $17,868 for her campaign fund.[3]

West Virginia House District 27
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Linda Sumner (R) 17,218
Green check mark transparent.png Rick Moye (D) 15,918
Green check mark transparent.png William Wooton (D) 14,962
Green check mark transparent.png Sally Matz Susman (D) 14,894
Green check mark transparent.png Virginia Mahan (D) 12,877
Louis Gall (D) 12,415
Jeffrey Pack (R) 11,313
Dereck Severt (R) 10,348
Philip Stevens (R) 9,874
Kevin Honaker (R) 9,147

Sumner is one of nine candidates running for the five positions in District 27 on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. Only the top five vote-getters are elected. [4]


Sumner is divorced.

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Preceded by
West Virginia House of Representatives District 27
Succeeded by