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Delegate Brandon Steele Plans To Challenge Hanshaw for Speaker Post

By Steven Allen Adams, The Intelligencer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — If House Speaker Roger Hanshaw decides to seek another term holding the gavel going into 2023, he will have a challenger.

House Government Organization Committee Chairman Brandon Steele, R-Raleigh, announced Monday on a news aggregator website he owns that he will challenge Hanshaw, R-Clay, for a two-year term as speaker of the West Virginia House of Delegates.

“Based upon the inability of our leadership to accomplish the policy objectives our constituents elected us to achieve, I will seek election as Speaker of the House after the November election,” Steele said.

According to the statement, Steele informed Hanshaw last week that he would seek the speakership…

To read more: https://www.theintelligencer.net/news/top-headlines/2022/08/delegate-brandon-steele-plans-to-challenge-hanshaw-for-speaker-post/

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