By most any measure, West Virginia has benefited from Republican majority rule in the state House of Delegates and Senate after 83 years of Democrats being in control.
Yet despite the high levels of partisanship, particularly at the national level, there are still many state Democrats and Republicans willing to listen to others and work together to improve West Virginia. Following are Daily Mail Opinion page endorsements for candidates in the greater Charleston area who can move West Virginia forward.
House District 35
Seven of eight candidates for House 35 are actively campaigning for four seats in the district that encompasses most of Charleston south of the Kanawha River, plus Dunbar, South Charleston, St. Albans and part of Nitro. All of the active candidates — incumbents Eric Nelson, Moore Capito, Charlotte Lane, and Andrew Byrd, plus Renate Pore, Doug Skaff Jr., and James Robinette, are electable.
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