Kevin Craig

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Kevin J. Craig
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 16th[1] district
Assumed office
January 12, 2013
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 15th district
In office
January 2001 – January 2015
Preceded byChuck Romine
Succeeded byTroy Andes
Personal details
Born (1968-07-28) July 28, 1968 (age 50)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
ChildrenRebecca Craig, John Craig
ResidenceHuntington, West Virginia
Alma materUniversity of Notre Dame
Georgia Southern University
Military service
Branch/serviceUnited States Army
Years of service1991–1996
RankCaptain

Kevin Joseph Craig (born July 28, 1968 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 13[2] since January 12, 2013. Craig served consecutively from January 2001 until January 2013 in the District 15 seat.

Education[edit]

Craig earned his BBA from the University of Notre Dame and his MBA from Georgia Southern University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 With all three incumbent District 15 representatives redistricted to District 16, Craig placed first in the May 8, 2012 Democratic Primary with 2,978 votes (37.2%),[3] and placed first in the five-way three-position November 6, 2012 General election with 8,866 votes (22.9%) ahead of incumbent Republican Carol Miller and Jim Morgan and non-selectees Sean Hornbuckle (D) and Mike Davis (R).[4]
  • 2000 To challenge District 15 incumbent Republican Representative Chuck Romine, Craig placed in the five-way 2000 Democratic Primary and was elected in the six-way three-position November 7, 2000 General election alongside Democratic incumbents Arley Johnson and Margarette Leach.
  • 2002 Craig and incumbent Representatives Leach and Morgan were unopposed for the 2002 Democratic Primary and were re-elected in the five-way three-position November 5, 2002 General election.
  • 2004 Craig and incumbent Representatives Leach and Morgan were unopposed for the 2004 Democratic Primary, and were re-elected in the six-way three-position November 2, 2004 General election.
  • 2006 Craig and incumbent Representatives Leach and Morgan were challenged in the five-way 2006 Democratic Primary but all placed; Morgan and Craig were re-elected in the six-way three-position November 7, 2006 General election alongside Republican nominee Carol Miller, unseating Representative Leach.
  • 2008 Craig placed second in the three-way May 13, 2008 Democratic Primary with 5,179 votes (36.9%),[5] and placed first in the six-way three-position November 4, 2008 General election with 10,522 votes (23.4%) and ahead of incumbents Morgan (D) and Miller (R), and non-selectees Carl Eastham (D), James Carden (R), and Paula Stewart (R).[6]
  • 2010 Craig and Representative Morgan were challenged in the five-way May 11, 2010 Democratic Primary where Craig placed first with 2,800 votes (29.7%),[7] and placed first in the six-way three-position November 2, 2010 General election with 6,886 votes (20.6%) ahead of Representatives Miller (R) and Morgan (D) and non-selectees Matthew Woelfel (D), Patrick Lucas (R), and Douglas Franklin (R).[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kevin J. Craig". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  2. ^ "Brady Paxton's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  3. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 8, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  4. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  5. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 13, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  6. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 4, 2008 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  7. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 11, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  8. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 2, 2010 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 7, 2014.

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