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West Virginia Supreme Court challenge set for today

Staff reports

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Arguments will be heard Monday before the West Virginia Supreme Court on the challenges to the qualifications of two people on the high court.

Wayne King of Clay County and William K. Schwartz of Kanawha County, both attorneys, have challenged U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins’ eligibility to be on the ballot and the appointments of Jenkins and former House Speaker Tim Armstead by Gov. Jim Justice on Aug. 25 to the vacancies created with the resignations of Menis Ketchum and Robin Davis.

The appointments are effective until the special election to fill the vacancies in November. King applied for a vacancy and Schwartz has filed for the special election.

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