Thomas Azinger

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Thomas Azinger
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 10
Incumbent
In office
1994-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 20
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWest Virginia University, 1959
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Years of service1956-1958
Personal
BirthdayJuly 2, 1935
Place of birthParkersburg, WV
ProfessionInsurance Agent
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Thomas Azinger (b. July 2, 1935) is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 10. He was first elected to the chamber in 1994.

Biography

Azinger earned his B.S. from West Virginia University in 1959.

Azinger is a Certified Financial Planner. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1956 to 1958. He has also worked as a Chartered Life Underwriter and Insurance Agent for Azinger Insurance Agency since 1964.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Banking, Minority Chair
Veterans Affairs
Government Organization
Joint Government Organization
Veterans' Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Azinger ran for re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 10. Azinger, incumbent John N. Ellem, and Frederick Gillespie advanced unopposed in the May 8 primary election. He was challenged by John Ellem, Frederick Gillespie, and Daniel Poling in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 10, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Azinger Incumbent 27.1% 12,955
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Ellem Incumbent 26.7% 12,801
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDan Poling Incumbent 24.7% 11,844
     Republican Frederick Gillespie 21.5% 10,280
Total Votes 47,880

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Azinger ran for re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 10. He is one of four candidates running for the three District 10 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. He defeated Republicans Courtney L. Ahlborn, Bill Bell, Denny Harton, Eric Jiles and Randall Rapp in the May 11 primary election. He is opposed by Democrat Daniel Poling in the general election. The three top vote-getters are elected. [5][6][7]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 10 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Ellem (R) 10,307 28.05%
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Azinger (R) 9,853 26.82%
Green check mark transparent.png Daniel Poling (D) 8,592 23.38%
Frederick Gillespie (R) 7,992 21.75%
West Virginia State Senate, District 10 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas A. Azinger (R) 2,613 16.93%
Green check mark transparent.png John N. Ellem (R) 2,558 16.57  %
Green check mark transparent.png Frederick David Gillespie (R) 1,567 10.15%
Randall Carson Rapp (R) 1,557 10.09%
Eric Shane Jiles (R) 1,402 9.08 %
Denny P. Harton (R) 1,263 8.18%
Courtney Lynne Ahlborn (R) 847 5.49%
William Russell Bell (R) 429 2.78%

2008

In 2008 Azinger was re-elected to the West Virginia House District 10. Azinger (R) finished with 11,067 votes and was followed by John Ellem (R) with 11,003 votes, Dan Poling (D) with 10,086 votes, Brenda Brum (D) with 10,077 votes, Frederick Gillespie (R) with 9,040 votes and Iris McCrady (D) with 6,389 votes.[8] Azinger raised $20,724 for his campaign fund.[9]

West Virginia House District 10
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Azinger (R) 11,067
Green check mark transparent.png John Ellem (R) 11,003
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Poling (D) 10,086
Brenda Brum (D) 10,077
Frederick Gillespie (R) 9,040
Iris McCrady (D) 6,389

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Azinger is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Azinger raised a total of $111,694 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 25, 2013.[10]

Thomas Azinger's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 West Virginia State House, District 10 Won $8,169
2010 West Virginia State House, District 10 Won $11,350
2008 West Virginia State House, District 10 Won $20,724
2006 West Virginia State House, District 10 Won $16,493
2004 West Virginia State House, District 10 Won $18,660
2002 West Virginia State House, District 10 Won $18,282
2000 West Virginia State House, District 10 Won $9,528
1998 West Virginia State House, District 10 Won $8,488
Grand Total Raised $111,694

2012

Azinger won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2012. During that election cycle, Azinger raised a total of $8,169.
West Virginia House of Delegates 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Thomas Azinger's campaign in 2012
West Virginia Hospital Association$600
West Virginia Bankers Association$500
West Virginia Association of Realtors$500
Appalachian Power$500
Branch Banking & Trust Corp$500
Total Raised in 2012$8,169
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Azinger won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2010. During that election cycle, Azinger raised a total of $11,350.

2008

Azinger won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2008. During that election cycle, Azinger raised a total of $20,724.

2006

Azinger won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2006. During that election cycle, Azinger raised a total of $16,493.

2004

Azinger won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2004. During that election cycle, Azinger raised a total of $18,660.

2002

Azinger won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2002. During that election cycle, Azinger raised a total of $18,282.

2000

Azinger won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2000. During that election cycle, Azinger raised a total of $9,528.

1998

Azinger won re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 1998. During that election cycle, Azinger raised a total of $8,488.

Personal

Azinger and his wife, Janet, have four children.

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