ATR Releases List of 2014 State Pledge Signers Ahead of West Virginia Primary

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Posted by Will Upton on Monday, May 12th, 2014, 10:31 AM PERMALINK

With the West Virginia primary election taking place Tuesday, Americans for Tax Reform has released an updated list of incumbents and challengers for state legislative and state-wide office who have signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. These candidates have made a written commitment to their constituents to oppose any and all efforts to increase taxes. ATR strongly encourages taxpayers to consider those who have made this commitment when they vote on Tuesday, May 13. The list of incumbents and challengers who have signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge and will be on the ballot Tuesday is as follows:


  • Clark Barnes (S-11)
  • Tim Armstead (H-40)
  • Karen Arvon (H-31)
  • Larry W. Faircloth (H-60)
  • Marty Gearheart (H-27)
  • Eric Householder (H-64)
  • Gary Howell (H-56)
  • Larry D. Kump (H-59)
  • Joshua A. Nelson (H-23)
  • John Overington (H-62)
  • Rupert Phillips (H-24)
  • Ruth Rowan (H-57)
  • Doug Skaff (H-35)
  • Kelli Sobonya (H-18)
  • Linda Sumner (H-30)
  • Ronald N. Walters (H-39)



  • Gary Johngrass (S-7)
  • Robert Karnes (S-11)
  • Michael L. Queen (S-12)
  • Lance Wheeler (S-17)
  • Charles L. Basford (H-36)
  • David Bender (H-16)
  • Saira Blair (H-59)
  • Michael Folk (H-63)
  • Cindy Frich (H-51)
  • Kevin P. Hagerty (H-54)
  • W. Matthew Harris (H-67)
  • Joe Hutchinson (H-18)
  • Michael Ihle (H-13)
  • Gary W. Kelley (H-60)
  • Ryan Keyser (H-58)
  • Patrick Lucas (H-16)
  • Philip Mallow (H-50)
  • Steve Marcum (H-19)
  • Ed “Buddy” Randolph (H-48)
  • Ralph Rodighiero (H-24)
  • Patricia Rucker (H-67)
  • Mary Sprouse-McDavid (H-35)
  • Christopher A. Stansbury (H-35)
  • Jill Upson (H-65)

Photo Credit: O Palsson

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