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May 2, 2012

Isaac Sponaugle candidate for W.Va House of Delegates

— FRANKLIN, W.Va. — Isaac Sponaugle of Franklin recently announced that he will seek the nomination for the 55th House of Delegates District in the May 2012 West Virginia Democratic Primary.

Sponaugle is the son of George and Kathy Sponaugle of Franklin and is a lifelong resident of Pendleton County. Sponaugle graduated from Franklin High School in 1997 and received a bachelor of science degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance from West Virginia University School of Business and Economics in 2001.  

While at WVU, he served as an intern for U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd. Sponaugle received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from West Virginia University School of Law in 2004. After graduation from law school, Sponaugle returned to Franklin where he practices law.

Sponaugle was elected by the citizens of the 15th Senatorial District to serve a four-year term on the West Virginia Democratic Executive Committee in 2010. Sponaugle was elected by the Pendleton County Democratic Executive Committee to serve as Chairman in 2011.

Sponaugle is a member of the West Virginia State Bar Association, South Branch Valley Bar Association, Pendleton County Bar Association, Pendleton County Chamber of Commerce, Pendleton County Farm Bureau, lifetime member of the National Rifle Association, Franklin Lions Club, Pendleton Masonic Lodge 144, Scottish Rite, York Rite, Knights Templar, Osiris Shriners, Potomac Highlands Shrine Club and a member of the Walnut Street United Methodist Church in Franklin.

“I look forward to seeking the approval of the voters of Hardy and Pendleton counties to tirelessly serve their interests in Charleston,” Sponaugle said.

Anyone wishing to contact the candidate may call 304-358-2337, visit or email

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