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*[http://www.legis.state.wv.us/House/lawmaker.cfm?member=Delegate%20Phillips,%20R. Rupert Phillips, Jr. on the West Virginia House of Delegates website]
 
*[http://www.legis.state.wv.us/House/lawmaker.cfm?member=Delegate%20Phillips,%20R. Rupert Phillips, Jr. on the West Virginia House of Delegates website]
 
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=118882 2010]
 
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Rupert Phillips, Jr
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 24
Incumbent
In office
2010-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday02/17/1969
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Rupert "Rupie" Phillips, Jr. is a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 24. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Phillips represented District 19 from 2010 to 2012.

Biography

Phillips is a sales manager for White Armature Works.[1] He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and attended Man High School.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business
Natural Resources
Banking and Insurance
Finance
Children, Juveniles and Other Issues
Equal Pay Commission
Joint Finance

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Phillips ran for re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 24. Phillips and Teddy "Ted" Tomblin defeated Harry Freeman, Lidella Wilson Hrutkay, Larry E. Rogers, Chris Stratton, and Joe White in the May 8 primary election. Phillips and Tomblin were unchallenged in general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 24 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRupert Phillips, Jr. Incumbent 26.2% 2,917
Green check mark transparent.pngTed Tomblin 25.1% 2,794
Harry Freeman 14.1% 1,573
Lidella Wilson Hrutkay 10.7% 1,195
Larry E. Rogers 10.7% 1,189
Joe White 10.1% 1,124
Chris Stratton 3.2% 352
Total Votes 11,144

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Phillips was elected to one of the four positions in District 19 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 Josh Stowers, Ralph Rodighiero and Greg Butcher. Only the top four 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%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, when Phillips first won election to the House of Delegates, he collected $37,595 in donations.[8]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Rupert Phillips, Jr. $7,500
9 individual donors $1,000 each
West Virginia Hospital Association $700
West Virginia Coal Association $650

Personal

Phillips has one child; Sophia.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 24
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Jeff Eldridge
West Virginia House of Representatives District 19
2010–2012
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