John Ronald Unger II is a Democrat representing the 16th District in the West Virginia Senate. The 16th District includes all of Jefferson County and a portion of Berkeley County. Unger also became Majority Leader of the West Virginia Senate in January 2011.
|John R. Unger II|
|Member of the West Virginia Senate|
from the 16th district
Assumed office |
January 13, 1999
Serving with Patricia Rucker
|Preceded by||Harry E. Dugan|
January 24, 1969|
Martinsburg, West Virginia, U.S.
|Residence||Martinsburg, West Virginia, U.S.|
West Virginia University (B.A.)|
University of Hong Kong
University of Oxford (B.A., M.A.)
Unger is ordained as an ELCA Lutheran pastor, and serves the congregations of St. John Lutheran Church, St. John's Episcopal Church, and Bolivar United Methodist Church in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. In addition, he is a chaplain for the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office.
|Democratic||John Unger (incumbent)||12,287||52.49%|
|Republican||Larry V. Faircloth||11,122||47.51%|
|Democratic||John Unger (incumbent)||18,800||50.43%|
- Rachel Molenda (June 17, 2013). "Sheriff's Office begins chaplaincy program for officers". The Journal. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
- "Statewide Results: General Election - November 4, 2014". West Virginia Secretary of State. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
- "Statewide Results: General Election - November 2, 2010". West Virginia Secretary of State. Retrieved November 22, 2017.