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Sharon Spencer
West Virginia House of Delegates District 30
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democratic
Profession Educator
Website House website
Sharon Spencer (b. October 10, 1947) is a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates. She has represented District 30 since 1996 and currently serves as an Assistant Majority Whip. Previously, Spencer served in the West Virginia State House of Delegates from 1982 to 1984, and from 1986 to 1994.

Spencer earned her AB from Morris Harvey College/University of Charleston in 1971. She went on to receive her MA from Marshall University Graduate College in 1976. She then attended Doctoral Studies at West Virginia University. She is currently a Superintendent/Principal at Salem International University.

Spencer has worked as a Public Relations/Executive Director for Sharon Spencer and Associates and as Chief Executive Officer for a Peer Mentorship Academy. In 1971 she was a Media and Disability Specialist for Kanawha County Schools. She was an Executive Director for Learning Possibilities in 1985. Spencer also worked as Executive Director for Benedum Project for the Hearing Impaired from 1982 to 1986. She has been a teacher for Kanawha County Schools, Glenwood since 1971.[1]

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Election history


See also: West Virginia State Senate elections, 2010

Spencer is running for re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 30. She is one of fourteen candidates running for the seven District 30 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. The seven top vote-getters are elected. [2]


In 2008 Spencer was re-elected to the West Virginia House District 30. Douglas Skaff (D) finished with 24,625 votes and was followed by Danny Wells (D) with 24,019 votes, Bonnie Brown (D) with 23,353 votes, Barbara Hatfield (D) with 22,709 votes, Mark Hunt (D) with 21,635 votes, Sharon Spencer (D) with 21,541 votes, Nancy Guthrie (D) with 20,285 votes, Fred Jospeh (R) with 18,653 votes, John Miller (R) with 17,992 votes, Bud Anderson (R) with 16,217 votes, Todd Carden (R) with 15,286 votes, Victoria Casey (R) with 14,250 votes, Edward Burgess (R) with 13,282 votes, Lance Vaughan (R) with 12,733 votes and John Welbourn (R) with 3,940 votes. Spencer raised $60,165 for her campaign fund.[3]

West Virginia House District 30
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Douglas Skaff (D) 24,265
Green check mark transparent.png Danny Wells (D) 24,019
Green check mark transparent.png Bonnie Brown (D) 23,353
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Hatfield (D) 22,709
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Hunt (D) 21,635
Green check mark transparent.png Sharon Spencer (D) 21,541
Green check mark transparent.png Nancy Guthrie (D) 20,285
Fred Joseph (R) 18,653
John Miller (R) 17,992
Bud Anderson (R) 16,217
Todd Carden (R) 15,286
Victoria Casey (R) 14,250
Edward Burgess (R) 13,282
Lance Vaughan (R) 12,733
John Welbourn (M) 3,940


Spencer and her husband, Gary, have seven children.

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Preceded by
West Virginia House of Representatives District 30
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