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Ronald Walters
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 39
Incumbent
In office
1992-1998, 2000-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position (current service)14
Years in position (previous service)6
PartyRepublican
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'sUniversity of Michigan, 1974
Personal
BirthdayJune 29, 1950
Place of birthWashington, DC
ProfessionInsurance Agent
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Ronald Walters (b. June 29, 1950) is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates. He has represented District 39 since 2012 and represented District 32 from 2000 to 2012. He also served in the West Virginia State House of Delegates from 1992 to 1998.

Walters attended both Willets Institute New York and Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He then earned his BS in Economics from the University of Michigan in 1974.

Walters has worked as an Instructor of Economics at Fairmont State College and as a Congressional Intern for Congressman Richard Poff of Virginia. From 1977 to 1980, he was Vice-President of McDonough Corporate Employee Benefits. He then worked as Vice-President of DeVan and Company from 1980 to 1992. He has been President/Insurance Agent for R.N. Walters and Associates since 1992.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Insurance, Minority Vice Chair
Natural Resources
Finance
Interstate Cooperation
Economic Development, Non-voting
Joint Finance
Interstate Cooperation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Walters won re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 39. Walters ran unopposed in the May 8 primary election and defeated Clint Casto in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 39, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRon Walters Incumbent 65% 4,149
     Democratic Clint Casto 35% 2,230
Total Votes 6,379

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Walters was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 32. He was one of seven candidates running for the three District 32 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. His opponents in the general election were Republican incumbents Tim Armstead, and Patrick Lane; Democrats Charles Black, Clint Casto, and Scott Lavigne; and Mountain Party Jesse Johnson. The top three vote getters were elected. [5][6][7]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 32 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tim Armstead (R) 9,807 23.06%
Green check mark transparent.png Ronald Walters (R) 8,251 20.94%
Green check mark transparent.png Patrick Lane (R) 8,029 20.38%
Clint Casto (D) 4,216 10.70%
Philip Lavigne (D) 4,149 10.53%
Charles Black (D) 3,648 9.26%
Jesse Johnson (M) 2,022 5.13%
West Virginia State Senate, District 32 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Timothy P. Armstead (R) 1,812 18.12%
Green check mark transparent.png Ronald Neal Walters (R) 1,609 16.09%
Green check mark transparent.png Patrick Glen Lane(R) 1,578 15.78%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Walters received $13,825 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

West Virginia House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ronald Walters's campaign in 2010
Jacobs, Jeremy M$1,000
West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association$1,000
West Virginia Coal Association$750
West Virginia Bankers Association$600
Friends Of The Track PAC$500
Total Raised in 2010 $13,825

2008

In 2008, when Walters won re-election to the House of Delegates, he collected $11,866 in donations.[9]

His largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association $1,000
American Electric Power $750
West Virginia Coal Association $700
7 other contributors $500 each

Personal

Walters and his wife, Debra, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 39
2012–present
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Preceded by
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 32
2000–2012
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