Brad McElhinny

Yesterday November 13, 2018

With Kanawha vote mystery solved, close races appear unchanged

1,700 votes were affected by discrepancy; Lindsay in Senate and Estep-Burton in House appear to hold on to leads.

Monday November 12, 2018

WV Senate president: A series of blunders led to FEMA sanctions

Lawmakers learned about the heightened federal oversight this week, even though the penalties began in 2015.

Should state execs have final say on lawsuit settlements?

Secretary of State Mac Warner has objected to $1 million settlement with 4 fired employees.

Agency over healthcare for poor already adjusting to WV abortion amendment

The West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services has already issued a public notice, providing some details about how it will oversee the change.

Sunday November 11, 2018

With resignation, special session to impeach Loughry is off

Gov. Jim Justice had called a special session for Tuesday.

To state’s surprise, FEMA has had W.Va. under heightened oversight

West Virginia appears to be the only state under such scrutiny by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, aside from Puerto Rico.

Friday November 9, 2018

Hundreds of Kanawha County ballots called into question

Issue could affect Democrat Lindsey's upset for Republican incumbent Gaunch in state Senate.

Special session aims to impeach suspended Justice Loughry

Special session proclamation specifies action on Loughry.

Senate asks Supreme Court to revisit impeachment decision

Senate contends acting court itself violated separation of powers.

Thursday November 8, 2018

House speaker: New impeachment for Loughry may be straight ahead

Loughry has been convicted in federal court but, technically, remains a part of the Supreme Court.

Wednesday November 7, 2018

Abortion amendment will have immediate effects, and maybe more down the line

Amendment One passed by 19,803 votes. That meant 52 percent of voters were in favor while 48 percent were against.

Manchin’s winning formula: young voters, familiarity, Kavanaugh vote

Incumbent senator pulls out narrow victory despite president's pleas to voters.

Tuesday November 6, 2018

Majority leaders in W.Va. House, Senate are defeated

Ryan Ferns, Riley Moore are upset in General Election.

Amendment is approved for lawmakers to have more judicial budget oversight

The amendment would allow the Legislature to reduce the budget of the state judiciary by up to 15 percent.

Voters approve Amendment One abortion issue

Language of amendment makes state Constitution silent on abortion.

Evan Jenkins and Tim Armstead win Supreme Court seats

The two Supreme Court seats opened after resignations.

Joe Manchin wins U.S. Senate race

Manchin and Morrisey matchup has drawn national attention.

Live Blog: West Virginia voters approve two amendments

Up-to-date results from around West Virginia.

Loughry files another motion for a new trial

This motion is in addition to a sealed motion filed earlier.

Voting expected to be brisk as W.Va. Election Day races to finish

Polls opened up around West Virginia at 6:30 a.m. and will remain open until 7:30 p.m.

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