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Saira Blair

Born: Jul 11, 1996

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Saira Blair

Date of Birth : Jul 11, 1996

Saira Blair is an American student and politician from Martinsburg, West Virginia. After the 2014 general election, she became a Republican Party Delegate in the 59th district of the West Virginia House of Delegates. Blair is a freshman studying finance at West Virginia University. She plans a career as a financial advisor and does not plan to continue a career in politics. Blair's father is Craig Blair, a Republican member of the West Virginia Senate. In the May 2014 Republican primary, she defeated West Virginia's delegate Republican incumbent, Larry Kump. Blair defeated Kump by a vote of 54.5 percent to 45.5 percent in the district, which encompasses portions of Berkeley County and Morgan County. In November 2014, she defeated Democratic Party nominee, Layne Diehl, also of Martinsburg, in the general election by a vote of 62.69 percent to 30.38 percent, making her the youngest elected legislator in the United States. She was elected in the first election in which she was old enough to vote, and won the Republican primary at the age of 17, before she was eligible to vote.

Profession


  • Politician

Also known as


  • Saira Grey Blair

Parents


  • Craig Blair
  • Andrea Blair
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