Election Coverage Archives


WednesdayJuly 15, 2020

AFT-West Virginia backs Salango in gubernatorial contest

AFT-West Virginia's endorsement comes four years after the union endorsed Gov. Jim Justice.

MondayJuly 13, 2020

Concerns follow picture of Marion County church service

Around 200 people attended a service at Covenant Church in Fairmont.

ThursdayJuly 9, 2020

Swearengin receives Sanders endorsement

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., won West Virginia's Democratic presidential primary in 2016.

WednesdayJuly 1, 2020

Justice, Salango to debate at least once

Both candidates agreed to take part in a debate hosted by the West Virginia Broadcasters Association.

TuesdayJune 16, 2020

Most counties declare primary election results

All but six West Virginia counties have declared results in last week's primary election as of Tuesday evening.

SundayJune 14, 2020

Justice, Salango getting ready for November match-up

Gov. Jim Justice faces Kanawha County Commissioner Ben Salango in this year's gubernatorial race.

WednesdayJune 10, 2020

Capito, Swearengin will face off in US Senate contest

U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., will take on activist Paula Jean Swearengin in her bid for a second term.

TuesdayJune 9, 2020

WednesdayJune 3, 2020

Candidates face campaign obstacles due to pandemic

People seeking public office have not been able to take part in traditional campaign activities because of the coronavirus.

SundayMay 31, 2020

Butler, Grady look to defeat Carmichael in District 4 primary

Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, is facing two Republican challengers in his quest for a third term in office.

SundayMarch 29, 2020

Gubernatorial campaigns alter strategies amid coronavirus pandemic

Candidates depending on other means of voter outreach as face-to-face contact is limited.

MondayFebruary 3, 2020

Frustrated with political divide, Eastern Panhandle doctor launches congressional bid

Dr. Matthew Hahn, a family physician from Berkeley Springs, is running for the 2nd Congressional District seat.

WednesdayJanuary 29, 2020

Governor, US Senate seats up in this year’s election

It will be a busy election year in West Virginia.

MondayJanuary 13, 2020

Year after leaving state Senate, Ojeda launches US Senate bid

The former Logan County senator filed paperwork with the Secretary of State's Office on Monday.

ThursdayNovember 8, 2018

Jones and Goodwin working on smooth transition in the Charleston mayor’s office

Jones said the two had a nice conversation on Wednesday.

Monongalia and Marion counties form blue wall in very red West Virginia

Voters in Monongalia County overwhelming rejected Amendment One, supported Kendra Fershee over incumbent David McKinley, and kicked two Republican incumbents out of office.

WednesdayNovember 7, 2018

Goodwin ready to roll up sleeves and get to work in Charleston

Goodwin becomes the first female mayor in Charleston history.

Manchin beats Morrisey in US Senate contest

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., was elected to his second full term in office Tuesday.

TuesdayNovember 6, 2018

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

Ryan Ferns, Riley Moore are upset in General Election.