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Virginia Mahan

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Virginia Mahan
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 27
Former officeholder
In office
1997-December 1, 2012
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1996
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 12, 1949
Place of birthJonesboro, AR
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Virginia Mahan is a former Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 27 from 1996-2012.

Mahan attended Arkansas State University.

Mahan was a Safety and Consumer Advocate from 1989 to 1996. She then worked as a Professional Organizer from 1989 to 1996. She was also a Legislative Consultant from 1989 to 1996.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Mahan won in her bid for re-election to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 27. She was one of nine candidates running for the five District 27 Delegate positions on the ballot in the November 2, 2010 general election. Mahan defeated Democrat Burge Speilman in the primary. She was opposed in the general election by Democrat incumbents Rick Moye, Sally Matz Susman and William Wooton and Democrat Mel Kessler; Republican incumbent Linda Sumner, and Republicans Richard "Ben" Franklin, John David O'Neal,and Rick Snuffer. The five top vote-getters were elected. [2][3]

West Virginia State Senate, District 27 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Ricky Duane Moye (D) 4,346 14.89%
Green check mark transparent.png William Robert Wooton (D) 4,183 14.33%
Green check mark transparent.png Melvin Ray Kessler (D) 3,757 12.87%
Green check mark transparent.png Virginia Mahan (D) 3,670 12.58%
Green check mark transparent.png Sally Matz Susman (D) 3,338 11.44%
Burge Lee Speilman (D) 2,952 10.12%

2008

In 2008 Mahan was re-elected to the West Virginia House District 27. Mahan (D) finished with 12,877 votes. She was behind Linda Sumner (R) with 17,218 votes, Rick Moye (D) with 15,918 votes, William Wooton (D) with 14,962 votes and Sally Matz Susman (D) with 14,894 votes. Mahan finished ahead of Louis Gall (D) with 12,415 votes, Jeffrey Peck (R) with 11,313 votes, Dereck Severt (R) with 10,348 votes, Philip Stevens (R) with 9,874 votes and Kevin Honaker (R) with 9,147 votes.[4] Mahan raised $35,792 for her campaign fund.[5]

West Virginia House District 27
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Linda Sumner (R) 17,218
Green check mark transparent.png Rick Moye (D) 15,918
Green check mark transparent.png William Wooton (D) 14,962
Green check mark transparent.png Sally Matz Susman (D) 14,894
Green check mark transparent.png Virginia Mahan (D) 12,877
Louis Gall (D) 12,415
Jeffrey Pack (R) 11,313
Dereck Severt (R) 10,348
Philip Stevens (R) 9,874
Kevin Honaker (R) 9,147

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Mahan received $43,564 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]


Personal

Mahan has a husband, Jon.

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West Virginia House of Representatives District 27
1996–2012
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