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4 candidates now in race for Charleston mayor

In primary, Josh Scott will face incumbent mayor Danny Jones

4 candidates now in race for Charleston mayor

In primary, Josh Scott will face incumbent mayor Danny Jones

Jefferson lawmaker makes history
Jefferson lawmaker makes history

Jill Upson is state’s first black female

Republican in House

More file to run for Charleston election

One incumbent councilman and four newcomers all filed Tuesday to run in the Charleston city election next year.

Rev. James Ealy, a West Side Democrat, will run again for his seat in Ward 4.

Bernard Slater, Jr., and Patrick Jones, both...

Danny Jones officially files for re-election

Mayor Danny Jones is officially running for a fourth term after filing for the Charleston primary election on Monday.

Jones will run as a Republican after speculation he might run as an independent.

No one else has yet filed for mayor....

Six city council wards remain open

Though some positions on Charleston City Council have several candidates filed to run in the spring primary, others remain open.

As of Friday evening, 24 candidates had filed for seats on council, but six wards still had no one filed to run....

With veto override, W.Va. GOP could trump governor

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — As Republicans take control of the West Virginia Legislature for the first time in eight decades, everything they pass will head to Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin for his approval.

They won't necessarily need...

More candidates file to run for Charleston city election

Four more people have filed to run for seats on Charleston city council as of Wednesday afternoon, taking the total number of residents who have filed for council seats to 19.

All four filings on Wednesday were incumbent council members....

Sierra Club shows support for EPA rule

Environmental group submitted comments in favor of Clean Power Plan

Filing period for city election starts today

The filing period for Charleston’s citywide primary election begins today.

Candidates seeking a political party’s nod for office have until Dec. 12 to file at the city clerk’s office or mail election forms to that office....

1930 Election: Statehouse flips reflect the times
1930 Election: Statehouse flips reflect the times

The last time the minority party took control of the state Legislature, the Kanawha County court and the House of Delegates flipped parties, the country was still reeling from the Great Depression and prohibition was in its waning days....

Record independent expenditures used in election

Reports show more than $2.7 million in

independent money used during 2014 cycle

Republican spends nothing on campaign, beats longest-serving Senate majority leader
Republican spends nothing on campaign, beats longest-serving Senate majority leader

Republican beat longtime incumbent without spending a dime

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