By JOSELYN KING
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
WHEELING, W.Va. — U.S. Rep. David B. McKinley describes himself an an engineer who strives to build working relationships in Washington, D.C., while Kendra Fershee sees herself as a law school professor and mother who seeks resolutions in everyday life.
McKinley, a Republican, and Fershee, a Democrat, are vying for West Virginia’s 1st District U.S. House seat in the Nov. 6 general election. Both see opioid addiction as a major issue facing the state and the nation.
McKinley was first elected to the U.S. House in 2010. He was a long-term member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, and also has served as chairman of the West Virginia Republican Party.
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