Obama 2012 General Election Campaign Organization, West Virginia
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...shared office with Monongalia County Democrats
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State Director Alisa Clements

(March 2012)  Keyholder/sale associate at American Eagle Outfitters.  Regional field director on Elect Natalie Tennant (primary candidate for governor of WV), Spring 2011.  Field organizer for the DCCC in WV, Fall 2010.  Field organizer for Repower America, 2009-10.  Community organizer and intern on Obama's 2008 campaign.  B.A. in communication from Waynesburg College, 2007. 

[West Virginia was a border state, sending volunteers to Ohio and Virginia].

West Virginia Democratic Party        +

Chairman  Larry Puccio

(elected June 26, 2010) Businessman from Fairmont, West Virginia  who co-owned Puccio & York appraising for a number of years. He ran Joe Manchin’s successful campaign for Secretary of State in 2000 and served as his Chief of Staff there.  Puccio also ran Manchin’s 2004 campaign for Governor and served as Gov. Manchin’s Chief of Staff from Jan. 2005- Dec. 2009.

Executive Director  Derek Scarbro

(announced Jan. 29, 2009)  Started at the party as a field organizer in Aug. 2003, served as field director during the 2006 cycle,  as deputy executive director during the 2008 cycle and most recently oversaw the party's finances.  Scarbro has also served as State President for the Young Democrats.  Graduate of Marshall University.  Graduate of St. Albans High School.  Resides in Huntington.

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West Virginia Forward (WV Forward)

Grass-roots organization registered as a federal PAC in July 2012 with the primary goal to re-elect President Obama.  Jim Kerrigan of Dunbar served as Treasurer.  The group raised a bit more than $15,000.