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|Member of the West Virginia Senate|
from the 7th district
December 1, 2016 – January 14, 2019
|Preceded by||Art Kirkendoll|
|Succeeded by||Paul Hardesty|
Richard Neece Ojeda II
September 25, 1970
Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.
|Education||West Virginia State University (BA)|
Webster University (MBA)
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1988–2013|
|Battles/wars||War in Afghanistan|
|Awards||Bronze Star (2)|
Richard Neece Ojeda II (//; born September 25, 1970) is an American politician and retired U.S. Army officer. He was the West Virginia State Senator from the 7th district from 2016 to 2019. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
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References[change | change source]
- "'He's JFK With Tattoos and a Bench Press'". POLITICO Magazine. Retrieved 2018-09-19.
- News, A. B. C. (2018-09-12). "Democrat touts coal, Army background in first ad for W. Va. congressional race". ABC News. Retrieved 2018-09-19.
- "Carol Miller Defeats Richard Ojeda in District 3". WOWK. 2018-11-07. Retrieved 2018-11-12.
- "W.Va. Sen. Richard Ojeda officially announces run for president in 2020". WSAZ. 2018-11-12. Retrieved 2018-11-12.
- The Young Turks (January 25, 2019). "Richard Ojeda's SHOCKING Announcement". youtube.com. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
- Budryk, Zack (2020-01-13). "Democrat Richard Ojeda announces Senate bid after dropping out of presidential race". TheHill. Retrieved 2020-01-14.
- Pierson, Lacie (2020-01-13). "Familiar names surge during first day of filing for 2020 election in West Virginia". Charleston Gazette-Mail. Retrieved 2020-01-14.
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