Endorsement Week 2016

By November 7, 2016 Read More →

Editorial: Regardless of whom you support, voting is a civic duty

Read other West Virginia newspaper statewide and national endorsements at http://wvpress.org/?s=endorsement An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch: HUNTINGTON, W.VA. — Americans fed up with the 2016 election campaign’s acrimonious attack ads, name-calling and the like can take solace that the end is in sight. And while they may be eager for the politicking to be over, citizens […]

By November 1, 2016 Read More →

Endorsement: Sunday hunting makes sense in NCWV counties

Read other West Virginia newspaper statewide and national endorsements at http://wvpress.org/?s=endorsement An editorial from The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — As area residents look at the myriad of choices this election season, voters in five North Central West Virginia counties — Harrison, Barbour, Marion, Monongalia and Preston — have the opportunity to decide whether they want […]

By October 31, 2016 Read More →

Endorsement: Justice offers the excitement of possibilities

An editorial from The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Given the economic state of our state, the profusion of vexing issues left unattended if not ignored and the tangled web that our politics have become at the state capitol, we think Charleston needs a dramatic change in leadership, a mover and shaker in the business world, […]

By October 31, 2016 Read More →

Endorsement: McKinley earns right to retain seat

An editorial from The Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — David McKinley, a Republican who represents West Virginia’s 1st Congressional District in Washington, D.C., won for the first time in the 2010 campaign, which brought in a wave of conservative representatives. McKinley, in his sixth year, has placed service over party affiliation. “One of the […]

By October 31, 2016 Read More →

Endorsement: McKinley serves 1st District, WV well

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., has made it clear he doesn’t consider himself a career politician. Perhaps not, but he has proven to be a strong public servant. A professional engineer and successful businessman, McKinley has a no-nonsense approach to problem-solving, using his analytical mind and […]

By October 27, 2016 Read More →

Endorsement: Pick McCuskey for transparency

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Much of what West Virginia’s state auditor does is rather ho-hum stuff for most of us. Among other things, the auditor serves on state boards involving money management, handles the state payroll, oversees auditing and accounting at local entities such as county commissions and boards of education. […]

By October 27, 2016 Read More →

Endorsement: Tennant deserves third term as WV secretary of state

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Overseeing elections isn’t the only task performed by the state’s Secretary of State, but it is a major one. From voter registration, to signing up as a candidate, to the actual voting processes, the Secretary of State’s duties are plentiful and challenging. Besides being the chief […]

By October 27, 2016 Read More →

Endorsement: Decisions, decisions: Not Trump nor Clinton

A Daily Mail editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail In the United States of America, the people have the power to select their leader. It’s an honor and a privilege — as well as a responsibility — that very few people in the world have ever had. As a voice for principled conservatives across West Virginia, […]

By October 27, 2016 Read More →

Endorsement: Jim Justice best of a questionable lot for WV governor

A Gazette editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — We cannot remember a more uninspiring set of choices for West Virginia governor. Our favorite candidate, Democrat Jim Justice, has a problem paying his taxes and mine safety fines. The Gazette-Mail first reported that Justice owed $3.9 million in property taxes in some of the […]

By October 26, 2016 Read More →

Endorsement: Doug Reynolds for WV attorney general

A Gazette editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It will be no surprise that we support Democrat Doug Reynolds for state attorney general. Reynolds has been a public defender and assistant prosecutor and lawyer in private practice. He is currently a delegate representing Wayne County, and he owns the Huntington Herald-Dispatch. His opponent, incumbent […]