Steve Harrison (politician)

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Steve Harrison
Senator Steve Harrison.jpg
Member of the West Virginia Senate
from the 8th district
In office
2003–2006
Preceded byJohn R. Mitchell, Jr.
Succeeded byErik Wells
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 32nd district
In office
1993–2002
Personal details
Born (1966-10-25) October 25, 1966 (age 52)
Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Kristen
ChildrenBenjamin
Maggie
ResidenceCross Lanes, West Virginia, U.S.
Alma materBrown University

Steve Harrison is an American politician from the state of West Virginia. A member of the Republican Party, Harrison served in both the West Virginia House of Delegates and West Virginia Senate. He is currently the Clerk of the West Virginia House of Delegates.

Career[edit]

Harrison served in the West Virginia House of Delegates and West Virginia Senate for a total of 14 years. He opted not to run for reelection to the state Senate in 2006.[1][2] Since retiring from the state Senate, Harrison has worked for Poca Valley Bank, and played as a placekicker for a semi-professional American football team. He also coaches track and field.[1]

Harrison lost the May 2014 primary for the United States House of Representatives, running to represent West Virginia's 2nd congressional district in the 2014 election. Incumbent Shelley Moore Capito was running for the United States Senate. Harrison had won a straw poll held by the Republican Executive Committee of Kanawha County, but ended up losing the primary.[3]

Personal[edit]

Harrison received a bachelor's degree from Brown University. He is married.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Former Kanawha lawmaker Harrison eyes congressional run  - Statehouse News - Charleston Daily Mail - West Virginia News and Sports -". charlestondailymail.com. Archived from the original on 2014-02-22. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
  2. ^ "Williamstewart.org". williamstewart.org. Archived from the original on 2008-11-17. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
  3. ^ "WV MetroNews – Harrison wins Kanawha straw poll in Second District race". wvmetronews.com. Retrieved 2014-02-10.

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