William Hamilton

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William Hamilton
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West Virginia House of Delegates District 45
Incumbent
In office
2002-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 12
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$20,000/year
Per diem$131/day during session
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolBuckhannon Upshur High School, 1969
Personal
BirthdayJuly 14, 1950
Place of birthBuckhannon, WV
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
William Hamilton (b. July 14, 1950) is a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 45. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Hamilton has represented District 45 since 2012 and represented District 39 from 2002 to 2012.

Biography

Hamilton attended Potomac State College, Ohio State Fire Academy, and the Investment Institute of Atlanta. He received his diploma from Buckhannon Upshur High School in 1969.

Hamilton has been owner and President of Loudin Insurance Agency Incorporated since 1974. He has also worked as a securities representative for ON Equity Sales Company since 1975. Hamilton was Police Commissioner for the Buckhannon Police Civil Commission from 1986 to 1990. He has been a hunter safety instructor for the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources from 1988 to the present.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

West Virginia Committee Assignments, 2013
Natural Resources, Minority Chair
Judiciary
Political Subdivisions
Agriculture
Agriculture and Agri-business
Economic Development
Joint Judiciary
PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care
Water Resources
Workforce Investment for Economic Development

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2012

Hamilton ran for re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 45. Hamilton ran unopposed in the May 8 primary election and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

2010

See also: West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2010

Hamilton was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates District 39 in the November 2, 2010 general election. He defeated Republicans Tom O'Neill and Jerry Reynolds in the May 11 primary. He was unopposed in the general election.[5][6][7]

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 39 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png William Hamilton (R) 4,765 100%
West Virginia State Senate, District 39 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png William David Hamilton (R) 1,386 62.91%
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Joseph O'Neill (R) 537 24.38%
Green check mark transparent.png Jerry A. Reynolds, Sr. (R) 280 12.71%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, when Hamilton won re-election to the House of Delegates, he collected $22,298 in donations.[8]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association $1,250
West Virginia Building & Construction Trades Council $1,200
West Virginia Federation of Teachers $1,200
5 other contributors $1,000 each

Personal

Hamilton and his wife, Carolyn Sue, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 45
2012–present
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West Virginia House of Representatives District 39
2002–2012
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