Robert Beach

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Robert Beach
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West Virginia State Senate District 13
Incumbent
In office
2010-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
West Virginia State House of Delegates
1999-2011
Personal
BirthdayJuly 21, 1959
Place of birthMorgantown, WV
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Robert "Bob" D. Beach is a Democratic member of the West Virginia State Senate, representing District 13 since 2010. He is a former member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 44 from 1998-2010.

Beach was a retail manager from 1980 to 2000. He is currently Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of Garrett College Foundation Incorporated.

Beach attended Spruce School of Real Estate and Fairmount State College.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Transportation and Infrastructure, Chair
Judiciary
Agriculture and Rural Development
Economic Development
Education
Natural Resources
Energy, Industry and Mining
Infrastructure, Chair
Intern, Chair
Agriculture and Agri-business
Joint Education
Joint Judiciary

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session while a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, Beach served on these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: West Virginia State Senate elections, 2010

Beach defeated Republican Cindy Frich in the November 2 general election for West Virginia Senate, District 13. His primary elected opponent, Ron Justice, withdrew from the campaign because of medical issues. [2] [3][4][5]

West Virginia State Senate, District 13 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Beach (D) 16,882 50.31%
Cynthia Frich (R) 16,676 49.69%
West Virginia State Senate, District 13 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Robert D. Beach (D) 5,443 36.26%
Ronald Paul Justice (D) 2,140 14.26%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, when Beach first won election to the Senate, he collected $48,284 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Contractors Association of West Virginia $2,300
Dominion $1,250
17 other contributors $1,000 each

Personal

Beach and his wife, Rahel Amanda, have five children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Michael Oliverio (D)
West Virginia State Senate District 13
2010-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 44
1998–2010
Succeeded by
Amanda Pasdon (R)