Steve Harrison

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Steve Harrison
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Candidate for
U.S. House, West Virginia, District 2
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next primaryMay 13, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
West Virginia State Senate
2002-2006
West Virginia House of Delegates
1992-2002
Education
Bachelor'sBrown University (1990)
Websites
Campaign website
Steve Harrison was a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of West Virginia.[1][2] He lost the Republican nomination in the primary on May 13, 2014[3]

Biography

Harrison graduated from Brown University in 1990.[4][5]

Career

Elections

2014

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See also: West Virginia's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

Harrison ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent West Virginia's 2nd District.[1] Harrison lost the Republican nomination in the primary on May 13, 2014 to Alex Mooney.[3]

Republican primary results

U.S. House, West Virginia District 2 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAlex Mooney 36% 12,678
Robert Fluharty 1.8% 621
Steve Harrison 11% 3,885
Charlotte Lane 18.1% 6,358
Jim Moss 4.8% 1,684
Ken Reed 22.3% 7,848
Ron Walters Jr. 6% 2,125
Total Votes 35,199
Source: West Virginia Secretary of State

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Harrison’s website highlighted the following campaign themes:[6]

  • Pro-Taxpayer

Excerpt: "Steve has a proven record of fighting for lower taxes and was recognized by West Virginians Against Government Waste for his Pro-Taxpayer voting record."

  • Pro-Jobs

Excerpt: "Steve was named one of the 'Best for Jobs' when he was in the legislature for supporting policies to promote a stronger economy."

  • Pro-Life

Excerpt: "Steve had a proven Pro-Life voting record in the West Virginia Legislature and cosponsored both the Unborn Victims of Violence Act and the Women’s Right to Know Informed Consent Law."

  • Pro-2nd Amendment

Excerpt: "Steve supports 'the right of the people to keep and bear arms'. He is a Life Member of the National Rifle Association (NRA)."

  • Pro-American Energy

Excerpt: "Steve believes we should ensure the ability to mine the coal and drill for the oil and natural gas needed to provide energy independence for our nation."

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Harrison's reports.[7]

Steve Harrison (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2014$0.00$8,443.04$(5,123.39)$3,319.65
Running totals
$8,443.04$(5,123.39)

Personal

Harrison resides in Cross Lanes, West Virginia, with his wife, Kristen. In 2013, they adopted a twins, a boy and a girl.[9]

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