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Elected and Appointed Officials In West Virginia

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List of Elected and Appointed Officials

West Virginia Current Partisan Composition

State Representatives(100)
State Senators(34)
US Representatives(3)
US Senators(2)
Lt. Governor
Att. General
Sec. Of State
State Elected Officials
Mitch Carmichael
Patrick Morrisey,
Hon. Andrew "Mac" Warner
West Virginia U.S. Senators
US Senators(2)
Party affiliation:Democrat
Senator Joe, III,Manchin

Joe, III,Manchin
Year of Birth: 1947

A Senator from West Virginia; born August 24, 1947, in Farmington,Marion County, West Virginia; graduated Farmington High School, Farmington, WV,1965; B.A., West Virginia University, 1970; businessman; member of the WestVirginia house of delegates 1982-1986; member of the West Virginia state senate1986-1996; unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic gubernatorial nominationin 1996; Secretary of State, West Virginia 2000-2004; elected governor of WestVirginia in 2004 and reelected in 2008; chairman of the National GovernorsAssociation 2010; elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate in a specialelection on November 2, 2010, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of RobertC. Byrd, a seat subsequently held by appointed senator Carte Goodwin, and tookthe oath of office on November 15, 2010; reelected in 2012 for the term endingJanuary 3, 2019.

Phone: Washington, D.C. Office:(202) 224-3954

Party affiliation:Republican
Senator Shelley Moore,Capito

Shelley Moore,Capito
Year of Birth: 1953

(daughter of Arch Alfred Moore, Jr.),A Senator and a Representative from West Virginia; born in Glendale,Marshall County, W.Va., November 26, 1953; B.S., Duke University, Durham, N.C.,1975; M.Ed., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., 1976; collegecounselor; member, West Virginia state house of representatives, 1997-2001;elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Seventh and to the six succeedingCongresses (January 3, 2001-January 3, 2015); was not a candidate forreelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as a Republican tothe United States Senate in 2014 for the term ending January 3,2021.

Phone: WASHINGTON, DC:(202) 224-6472

West Virginia U.S. House Representatives
Congressional Districts : 1 , 2 , 3 ,
US House(3)
Congressional District : 1Republican
Representative Representative McKinley, David B.

Representative McKinley, David B.
Year of Birth: 1947

A Representative from West Virginia; born in Wheeling, Ohio County,W. Va., March 28, 1947; B.S.C.E., Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.,1969; civil engineer; business owner; member of the West Virginia state houseof representatives, 1980-1995; chairman, West Virginia Republican Party,1990-1994; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for governor ofWest Virginia in 1996; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Twelfth andto the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2011-present).


Congressional District : 2Republican
Representative Representative Mooney, Alexander X.

Representative Mooney, Alexander X.
Year of Birth: 1971

A Representative from West Virginia; born in Washington, D.C., June5, 1971; graduated from Frederick High School, Frederick, Md.; A.B., DartmouthCollege, Hanover, N.H., 1993; unsuccessful candidate for the New Hampshirestate house of representatives, 1992; staff, United States RepresentativeRoscoe Bartlett of Maryland, 1993-1995; member of the Maryland state house ofdelegates, 1999-2010; chairman, Maryland Republican Party, 2010-2013; member,Republican National Committee, 2011-2013; staff, House Republican Conference,1995; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress (January3, 2015-present).


Congressional District : 3Republican
Representative Representative Jenkins, Evan H.

Representative Jenkins, Evan H.
Year of Birth: 1960

A Representative from West Virginia; born in Huntington, CabellCounty, W.Va., September 12, 1960; B.S., University of Florida, Gainesville,Fla., 1983; J.D., Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham,Ala., 1987; lawyer, private practice; businessman; instructor, MarshallUniversity, Huntington, W.Va.; member of the West Virginia state house ofdelegates, 1994-1998; member of the West Virginia state senate, 2002-2014;elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress (January 3,2015-present).


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