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Election candidate profile

Oct. 28, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The 2012 general election is Tuesday, Nov. 6. We are running profiles from candidates who have filled out our questionnaire. For answers to more questions from this candidate and others, visit Herald-Dispatch.com. Click Elections, then Local Races. If a candidate has submitted his or her profile information and questions, the candidate's name will be a blue hyperlink to that information. Candidates' replies appear as they were submitted and have not been edited.

NAME: Sean Hornbuckle

CANDIDATE FOR: W.Va. House 16 (3 seats)

PARTY: Democrat

CITY: Huntington


EDUCATION: Huntington High School '03, BA Sports Management and Marketing - Magna Cum Laude (Marshall); MBA (Marshall).

CURRENT OCCUPATION: Financial Representative with Mass Mutual Financial Group.

OTHER WORK HISTORY: Wells Fargo Financial, Marshall University Student Body President, City of Huntington - AD Lewis Community Center Events and Marketing Coordinator/Program Aide, Amazon Customer Service Manager, YMCA Daycare Teacher, Marshall University Annual Fund (Alumni/Donor Fundraising).

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS: Current Clubs Include Huntington Chamber of Commerce Downtown Live Committee, YMCA Youth Basketball and Soccer Coach, Cabell County Democratic Women, Democratic Executive Committee, Real Life Christian Center Church.

FAMILY: Son, Tristan Hornbuckle; Mother, Patricia Hornbuckle; Father, Moses Hornbuckle (deceased); Sister, Kara Hornbuckle.

QUESTION & ANSWER: In order to continue meeting West Virginia's balanced budget requirement, what specific programs would you cut or eliminate?

"I would never make the mistake of cutting essential programs without first reviewing the upcoming year's budget. This will be one of the first tasks I undertake once elected to the legislature."

OTHER CANDIDATES: Hornbuckle faces Democrats Jim Morgan and Kevin J. Craig and Republicans Carol Miller and Mike Davis for three seats in the general election.

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