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Revision as of 14:49, 15 July 2013

Tim Armstead
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 40
Incumbent
In office
1998-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 16
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Minority Leader, West Virginia House of Delegates
2007-present
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Charleston, 1987
J.D.West Virginia University College of Law, 1990
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 26, 1965
Place of birthCharleston, WV
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Tim Armstead (b. February 26, 1965) is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 40. He was first elected to the chamber in 1998. He has served as House Minority Leader since 2007.

Biography

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. Armstead was Co-Chair of Kanawha County Re-Elect Bush-Cheney in 2004.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Rules
Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
Constitutional Revision
Government and Finance
Law Institute

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

While no candidates have officially filed and the deadline is not until January 2014, several Republicans are considering running for West Virginia's 2nd congressional seat including Tim Armstead, Eric Nelson, Patrick Lane, Steve Harrison, Mike Hall and Mike Stuart.[2]

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Armstead ran for re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 40. Armstead ran unopposed in the May 8 primary election and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

2010

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. [6][7][8][9]

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, when Armstead won re-election to the House of Delegates, he collected $26,038 in donations.[10]

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

Personal

Armstead and his wife, Anna, have one child.

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