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Amount of Kanawha early voters expected to be highest in years
Amount of Kanawha early voters expected to be highest in years

Amount of pre-election ballots cast expected to be highest in years

Amount of Kanawha early voters expected to be highest in years
Amount of Kanawha early voters expected to be highest in years

Amount of pre-election ballots cast expected to be highest in years

Boehner to rally with House candidate Mooney

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. House Speaker John Boehner is coming to West Virginia to participate in a get-out-the-vote rally with Republican House candidate Alex Mooney.

Mooney’s campaign says the one-hour rally will be held at ...

‘We’re at a crossroads’ in House race, history professor says
‘We’re at a crossroads’ in House race, history professor says

Alex Mooney would be first non-Kanawha representative for district in more than 50 years if elected

W.Va. delegate’s campaign expenses include steer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia lawmaker says buying a steer is a good use of campaign funds.

Mason County Delegate Jim Butler listed a steer as an expense on his latest campaign finance report. He tells the Charleston Gazette...

WVa state auditor tries for seat in Congress
WVa state auditor tries for seat in Congress

Politician juggles state job, duties from campaign trial

West Virginia Dems face test in state House races

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Lawsuits, big spending and disgust with President Barack Obama all factor into Democrats’ toughest election in 85 straight years of running the West Virginia House of Delegates.

All 100 seats on the ballot...

Carper to visit West Virginia to stump for Tennant

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware is coming to West Virginia to tout Democrat Natalie Tennant’s Senate candidacy.

The Democrat will join Tennant in Kanawha, Wyoming and Fayette counties Saturday. Tennant,...

Campaign notebook: Tide turning in 2nd, 3rd district races

The tide may be shifting in both West Virginia’s 2nd and 3rd congressional district races, according to one respected political prognosticator.

Sabato’s Crystal Ball, founded by University of Virginia Center for Politics Director...

Tennant asks Morrisey to investigate possible election violation
Tennant asks Morrisey to investigate possible election violation

Candidate will ask W.Va. attorney general to investigate whether she broke election law

Obama fundraises for Dems at Sen. Rockefeller home

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is raising money for Democrats at the sprawling Washington home of West Virginia Sen. Jay Rockefeller.

Obama’s fundraiser on Thursday will benefit the Democratic National Committee. The DNC...

Local officials impressed with first day voter turnout
Local officials impressed with first day voter turnout

Wednesday was the first day for early voting in West Virginia, and while midterm elections see mild turnouts, one polling official was pleased with the warm response.

Polls across the state opened at 8 a.m., and within the first 15 minutes,...

Joe Manchin: ‘There’s nothing’ Obama can do to help at-risk Democrats

Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) isn’t on the ballot this year, but he’s doing what he can to help like-minded moderate Democrats from states where President Obama doesn’t fare well.

On Monday he made three stops for Sen. Kay...

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