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Tim Armstead
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 32
In office
Term ends
January 9, 2013
Years in position 16
Minority Leader, West Virginia House of Delegates
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Charleston, 1987
J.D.West Virginia University College of Law, 1990
Date of birthFebruary 26, 1965
Place of birthCharleston, WV
Office website
Tim Armstead (b. February 26, 1965) is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates. He has represented District 32 since his appointment 1998. He has served as House Minority Leader since 2007. He was Co-Chair of Kanawha County Re-Elect Bush-Cheny in 2004 as well.

Armstead earned his BA in Political Science/History from the University of Charleston in 1987. He went on to receive his JD from West Virginia University College of Law in 1990.

Armstead was a Press Intern for the Office of the Governor from 1985 to 1988. He then worked as an attorney for Spilman, Thomas, Battle, and Klostermeyer from 1990 to 1992. From 1991 to 1994, he was a law clerk for United States District Judge David A. Faber. He then worked as an attorney for Carey, Hill and Scott from 1994 to 1997. Armstead also worked as Executive Assistant to Chief of Staff for the Office of the Governor of West Virginia from 1997 to 1998. He went back to working as an attorney for Steptoe and Johnson from 1998 to 2001. He has been an attorney for NiSource Corporate Services Company since 2001.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Armstead has been appointed to these committees:


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



See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Armstead was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 32. He was one of seven candidates running for the three District 32 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. His opponents in the general election were Republican incumbents Patrick Lane, Ronald Walters; Democrats Charles Black, Clint Casto, and Scott Lavigne; and Mountain Party Jesse Johnson. [2][3][4][5]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 32 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tim Armstead (R) 9,807 23.06%
Green check mark transparent.png Ronald Walters (R) 8,251 20.94%
Green check mark transparent.png Patrick Lane (R) 8,029 20.38%
Clint Casto (D) 4,216 10.70%
Philip Lavigne (D) 4,149 10.53%
Charles Black (D) 3,648 9.26%
Jesse Johnson (M) 2,022 5.13%
West Virginia State Senate, District 32 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Timothy P. Armstead (R) 1,812 18.12%
Green check mark transparent.png Ronald Neal Walters (R) 1,609 16.09%
Green check mark transparent.png Patrick Glen Lane(R) 1,578 15.78%

Campaign donors


In 2010, when Armstead most recently won re-election to the House of Delegates, he collected $26,038 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Nationwide $1,250
West Virginia Hospital Association $1,000
DuPont $1,000
CSX Transportation $1,000
Chesapeake Energy $1,000
Westfield Employee Federal PAC $1,000
American Electric Power $1,000


Armstead and his wife, Anna, have one child.

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Preceded by
West Virginia House of Representatives District 32
Succeeded by