West Virginia New Members 2019

West Virginia New Members 2019

Rep.-elect Carol Miller (R-W.Va.-03)

DATE OF BIRTH: Nov. 4, 1950
RESIDENCE: Huntington, W.Va.
OCCUPATION: State lawmaker
EDUCATION: B.A., Columbia College
FAMILY: Husband, Matt; two sons

Carol Miller coasted to victory in West Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District and will now be filling the open seat vacated by former Rep. Evan JenkinsEvan Hollin JenkinsWest Virginia New Members 2019 Republican Carol Miller holds off Democrat in West Virginia House race Trump to fundraise for 3 Republicans running for open seats: report MORE (R). Jenkins left Congress for a seat on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.


For Miller, serving in Congress is a family affair. She is the daughter of the late Rep. Samuel Devine (R-Ohio), who served for more than two decades in the House.

Miller overcame a crowded Republican primary with six other contenders before defeating Democratic state Sen. Richard Ojeda in the general election.

Miller has served in the West Virginia House of Delegates since 2007 and is currently the majority whip.

Outside of politics she is also a bison farmer and the owner of Swann Ridge Bison Farm.