CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will decide who will replace Clark Barnes in the state Senate. The Randolph County senator resigned Wednesday to become the Senate clerk.
The 11th Senatorial District Republican Executive Committee which is charged with sending three names to the governor moved quickly.
The panel’s nominations include longtime Grant County Del. Allen Evans, West Virginia Farm Bureau President Charles Wilfong and Summersville Fire Department Chaplain Gregory Boso.
Gov. Tomblin is expected to move quickly in order to give the Senate a full 34 members for the legislative session. An announcement is expected by the end of the week.