Donna Boley

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Donna Boley
Donna Boley.jpg
President pro tempore of the West Virginia Senate
Assumed office
January 14, 2015
Preceded byJoseph M. Minard
Member of the West Virginia Senate
from the 3rd district
Assumed office
May 14, 1985
Serving with Mike Azinger
Preceded bySam White
Personal details
Born
Donna Jean Northcraft

(1935-12-09) December 9, 1935 (age 83)
Bens Run, West Virginia, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jack Boley
Children2
EducationWest Virginia University, Parkersburg (BA)

Donna Jean Boley (born December 9, 1935[1]) is a Republican member of the West Virginia Senate. West Virginia Governor Arch A. Moore, Jr. appointed Boley on May 14, 1985 to fill a seat made vacant by the resignation of Sam White on April 24, 1985.[2] Since her election to White's unexpired term in 1986, Boley has gone on to win re-election seven times. From 1990 to 1996, she was Senate Minority Leader.

Electoral history[edit]

West Virginia Senate elections, 2012 [3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donna J. Boley 33,458 100.0
West Virginia Senate elections, 2008 [4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donna J. Boley 35,470 100.0
West Virginia Senate elections, 2004[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donna J. Boley 37,778 100.0
West Virginia Senate elections, 2000 [6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donna J. Boley 28,396 70.7
Democratic Louis F. Flade 11,786 29.3
West Virginia Senate elections, 1996 [7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donna J. Boley 26,632 70.6
Democratic Louis F. Flade 11,079 29.4
West Virginia Senate elections, 1992[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donna J. Boley 25,507 61.4
Democratic Ronald Blankenship 16,017 38.6
West Virginia Senate elections, 1988[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donna J. Boley 21,695 59.4
Democratic Bruce Martin 14,847 40.6
West Virginia Senate elections, 1986[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donna J. Boley 13,772 55.0
Democratic Gregory K. Smith 11,251 45.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bola to Bonczak". Kestenbaum, Lawrence. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
  2. ^ "West Virginia: State Senate, 1980s". Kestenbaum, Lawrence. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
  3. ^ "2012 General Election Results". West Virginia Secretary of State. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
  4. ^ "2008 General Election Results". West Virginia Secretary of State. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
  5. ^ "2004 General Election Results" (PDF). West Virginia Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 1, 2010. Retrieved February 8, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. ^ "2000 General Election Results" (PDF). West Virginia Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 26, 2010. Retrieved February 8, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  7. ^ "1996 General Election Results" (PDF). West Virginia Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 4, 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. ^ "1992 General Election Results" (PDF). West Virginia Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 25, 2014. Retrieved February 8, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  9. ^ "1988 General Election Results" (PDF). West Virginia Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 25, 2014. Retrieved February 8, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  10. ^ "1986 General Election Results (State Senate)" (PDF). West Virginia Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 25, 2014. Retrieved February 8, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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West Virginia Senate
Preceded by
Joseph M. Minard
President pro tempore of the West Virginia Senate
2015–present
Incumbent