Anna Border

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Anna Border
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 11th[1] district
Assumed office
Appointed June 21, 2011
Preceded byLarry Border
Personal details
Born (1952-12-22) December 22, 1952 (age 66)
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceDavisville, West Virginia
Alma materParkersburg Community College
West Virginia University

Anna Border Sheppard[2] (born December 22, 1952) is an American politician and a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing District 9 since her appointment by West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin June 21, 2011 to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, Representative Larry Border.[3]

Education[edit]

Border attended Parkersburg Community College (now the West Virginia University at Parkersburg), and earned her BS from West Virginia University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Border was unopposed for the May 8, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 1,468 votes,[4] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 4,504 votes (65.6%) against Democratic perennial candidate Jim Marion,[5] who has run for the seat since 2002, and in 1998 as an Independent.
  • On March 9, 2015 Border announced that she will be seeking the Republican nomination for President of the United States in the 2016 election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anna Border Sheppard". Charleston, West Virginia: West Virginia Legislature. Retrieved April 8, 2014.
  2. ^ "Anna Border's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 8, 2014.
  3. ^ Tomblin, Earl Ray (June 21, 2011). "Governor Appoints Anna Border to Represent the 9th District in the West Virginia House of Delegates". West Virginia Governor. Archived from the original on April 8, 2014. Retrieved April 8, 2014.
  4. ^ "Statewide Results Primary Election May 8, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 8, 2014.
  5. ^ "Statewide Results General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Charleston, West Virginia: Secretary of State of West Virginia. Retrieved April 8, 2014.

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