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}}{{tnr}}'''Tiffany Lawrence''' (b. July 13, 1982) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[West Virginia House of Delegates]], representing District 65.  She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.   
 
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Lawrence has represented District 65 since 2012.  She represented District 58 from 2008 to 2012.
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==Biography==
 
==Biography==

Revision as of 12:46, 3 July 2013

Tiffany Lawrence
Lawrence tiffany.jpg
West Virginia House of Delegates District 65
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sShepard College
Master'sShenandoah University
Personal
BirthdayJuly 13, 1982
Place of birthMartinsburg, WV
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Tiffany Lawrence (b. July 13, 1982) is a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 65. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Lawrence earned her BS in Political Science and Business Administration from Shepard College. She went on to receive her MBA from Shenandoah University.

Lawrence has worked in the following positions: Owner/operator/sales associate for Little Shop Antiques, Substitute Teacher for Jefferson County Public Schools, Spokesperson for the Children's Miracle Network, and Marketing/Public Relations Administrator for Charles Town Races and Slots. She then worked for Miss West Virginia of the Miss America Scholarship Organization in 2006.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Political Subdivisions, Vice Chair
Education
Health and Human Resources
Constitutional Revision
Joint Education
Health
Intern
Minority Issues

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Lawrence's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

Education

  • Enact locality pay in order to recruit and retain qualified educators, administrators and service personnel.
  • Provide funding for after school based mentoring programs.
  • Keep our promise to WV Students by fully funding the Promise Scholarship.

Healthcare

  • Decrease the number of uninsured West Virginians by expanding Medicaid coverage to modest income families and promoting employer based health insurance.
  • Provide prescription drug assistance programs for West Virginia's sizable population of senior citizens
  • Advance electronic medical records to improve patient safety and reduce costs

Economic Development

  • Attract employers to our county by improving infrastructure and promoting our talented and diverse workforce.
  • Continue to expand tourism in Jefferson County by preserving our historic and cultural heritage for future generations.
  • Create agriculture viability programs that provide farmers with economic incentives and value-added opportunities to continue actively farming in our community.

Elections

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Lawrence ran for re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 65. Lawrence defeated Richard Shuman, II in the May 8 primary election and defeated Jill Upson in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 65, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTiffany Lawrence Incumbent 52.1% 3,593
     Republican Jill Upson 47.9% 3,307
Total Votes 6,900


West Virginia House of Delegates, District 65 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTiffany Lawrence Incumbent 79.6% 860
Richard Shuman, II 20.4% 220
Total Votes 1,080

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Lawrence was re-elected in District 58 in the November 2, 2010 general election. She defeated Republican Blake Thompson. Lawrence was unopposed in the primary election.[5][6][7]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 58 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tiffany Lawrence (D) 3,133 53.41%
Alan Thompson (R) 2,733 46.59%
West Virginia State Senate, District 58 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tiffany Elizabeth Lawrence (D) 802 66.83%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Lawrence received $37,616 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

West Virginia House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tiffany Lawrence's campaign in 2010
West Virginia Appalachian Laborers District Council$2,000
West Virginia Building & Construction Trades Council$1,500
West Virginia AFL-CIO$1,500
Jacobs, Jeremy M$1,000
Friends Of The Track PAC$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $37,616

2008

In 2008, when Lawrence first election to the House of Delegates, he collected $4,760 in donations.[9]

His largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
West Virginia Laborers District Council $2,000
Jeremy Jacobs $2,000
West Virginia Education Association $1,500
Bernard Hartman $1,500

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West Virginia House of Representatives District 65
2012-present
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 58
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