Opinion

Opinion: West Virginia led the nation in election preparation
By November 16, 2018 Read More →

Opinion: West Virginia led the nation in election preparation

By Mac Warner Secretary of State I am very pleased to report that West Virginia hosted a very successful November General Election.  Here are a few of the highlights from my perspective as the state’s chief elections officer. Approximately 593,900 ballots were cast statewide resulting in 48 percent voter turnout. A total of 183,205 West […]

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By October 30, 2018 Read More →

Best Choice: Manchin should be re-elected to Senate

The Inter-Mountain Too many members of Congress are preoccupied with what leaders of their political parties want. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is different. He has earned a national reputation as a political maverick by making what his fellow West Virginians want and need his top priority. That can be seen in both his votes […]

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By October 30, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: Ojeda is best choice to represent 3rd District

The Logan Banner No one should doubt Richard Ojeda’s determination or his passion. Old-timers might say he’s as subtle as a chain saw. He’s a fighter. He is someone who is not afraid of putting himself forward and accepting the risks that come with it. That’s what West Virginia needs in the U.S. House of […]

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By October 30, 2018 Read More →

Logan Banner: Our view: No on Amendment 1, yes on 2

The Logan Banner West Virginians who go to the polls in the Nov. 6 general election will be asked to vote on two proposed amendments to the state’s constitution. One, labeled Amendment 1, seeks to clarify that nothing in the constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the use of tax money […]

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By October 26, 2018 Read More →

Herald-Dispatch endorsement editorial: Incumbents, newcomers backed in legislative races

The Herald-Dispatch Voters in this area will have several choices to make when they decide who will represent them in the West Virginia Legislature for the next two years. Some choices are clear, while others are less so. State Senate, 5th District: This one is easy. Sen. Mike Woelfel, D-Cabell, is finishing his first term. […]

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By October 26, 2018 Read More →

Daily Mail endorsements: House endorsements for Charleston area races

Charleston Gazette-Mail 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 […]

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By October 26, 2018 Read More →

Daily Mail endorsements: Stick with the ‘R’s in area state Senate races

Charleston Gazette-Mail In the three Charleston area races for State Senate — Districts 4, 8 and 17 — voters once again have good choices among both Democrat and Republican candidates. But the experience and philosophy of each of the GOP candidates earns them the Daily Mail endorsement. District 4 covers Mason and Jackson counties and […]

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By October 25, 2018 Read More →

Parkersburg News and Sentinel endorsement: McKinley: Congressman a worthy advocate for W.Va.

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., rarely misses an opportunity to help his fellow West Virginians on the national stage. We need to retain him in Congress so he can keep up the excellent work. Just during the current session of Congress, McKinley has sponsored bills to: Read the entire article  […]

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By October 25, 2018 Read More →

Parkersburg News and Sentinel endorsement: Manchin: West Virginia Senator deserves another term

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel It seems sometimes as if partisanship reigns over principle in Washington, D.C. Questions about what is right or wrong for Americans are pushed aside in favor of what is best for Republicans and Democrats. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., doesn’t see that as his mission. For nearly eight years, he […]

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By October 25, 2018 Read More →

Herald-Dispatch Endorsement editorial: Experience the deciding factor in judicial races

The Herald-Dispatch Following months of observing an unprecedented attempt to clear West Virginia’s entire Supreme Court from the bench, voters are now being asked to show up to the polls next month to select the two newest members of the state’s highest court. In August, all of the justices of the state Supreme Court were […]

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