Robert Ashley (West Virginia)

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Robert Ashley
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 11
Incumbent
In office
1984-1998, 2001-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position (current service)14
Years in position (previous service)14
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Minority Leader, West Virginia House of Delegates
1994-1998, 2001-2002
Minority Whip, West Virginia House of Delegates
1988-1994, 1999-2000
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMarshall University, 1975
Personal
Date of birthJuly 4, 1953
Place of birthCharleston, WV
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Robert Ashley (b. July 4, 1953) is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates. He has represented District 11 since 2000. Ashley served in the West Virginia State House of Delegates from 1984 to 1998 and from 2000 to the present. From 1988 to 1994 and again from 1999 to 2000, he served as House Minority Whip. He also served as House Minority Leader from 1994 to 1998 and from 2001 to 2002.

Ashley earned his BBA from Marshall University in 1975. Ashley was an Advertising Manager for Hardman's in 1983. He has been the Owner of Bob Ashley Insurance Agency since 1983.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Homeland Security, Minority Chair
Insurance, Minority Chair
Finance
Senior Citizen Issues
Rules
Children, Juveniles and Other Issues
Finance

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Ashley won re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 11. Ashley ran unopposed in the May 8 primary election and defeated Mark Myers in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 11, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Ashley Incumbent 81.1% 4,699
     Mountain Mark Myers 18.9% 1,093
Total Votes 5,792

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Ashley was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 11. He was one of two candidates running for the District 11 Delegate position on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. His opponent in the general election was Mountain Party Mark Myers. [5][6][7]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 11 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Ashley (R) 3,266 80.94%
Mark Myers (M) 769 19.06%
West Virginia State Senate, District 11 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Robert G. Ashley (R) 1,069 99.72%

2008

In 2008 Ashley was re-elected to the West Virginia House District 11. Ashley (R) ran unopposed and finished with 4,983 votes.[8] Ashley raised $6,050 for his campaign fund.[9]

West Virginia House District 11
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Ashley (R) 4,983

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, when Ashley most recently won election to the House of Delegates, he collected $11,475 in donations.[10]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Community Bankers of West Virginia $600
West Virginia Hospital Association $600
West Virginia Bankers Association $600
West Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Association $600
West Virginia Realtors Association $500
National Association of Mutual Insurance Co PAC $500

Personal

Ashley and his wife, Anita Harold, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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West Virginia House of Representatives District
2000–present
Succeeded by
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