FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The West Virginia Democratic Executive Committee of 77 members met Saturday at the Days Inn in Flatwoods to elect a new party chair.
Four people were nominated for the position, with Fairmont native Belinda Biafore winning the vote handily.
Biafore had served as vice-chair since 2004, and has served as interim chair since the resignation of Larry Puccio last month to serve on Sen. Joe Manchin’s Political Action Committee after a very poor election for the Democrats this past November.
Earlier in the week, Biafore and Regan had proposed serving as co-chairpersons, which would be rare, as nearly all parties across the nation have a single chairperson.
Regan will instead serve as vice-chair …