W.Va. Delegates for the 24th District Ted Tomblin and Rupert “Rupie” Phillips filed together to run for re-election Tuesday afternoon.
The delegates both say they enjoy working as a team in the 24th District to fight for new business and job opportunities as well as jobs in the coal industry, programs for senior citizens and veterans, as well as providing excellent education opportunities for children in Logan, Boone and Wyoming Counties.
Democrats Phillips and Tomblin ran for re-election in the 2012 election for West Virginia House of Delegates, District 24, defeating Harry Freeman, Lidella Wilson Hrutkay, Larry E. Rogers, Chris Stratton, and Joe White in the May 8 primary election. Phillips and Tomblin were unchallenged in general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
Phillips is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and attended Man High School.
Tomblin is a graduate of Logan High School and is an independent insurance agent.