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Republican majority expands to 88 in West Virginia House

This year, for the first time, West Virginia has 100 single-member House districts.

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Republicans dominate West Virginia Senate races
17 of 34 seats were on the ballot this year.
November 8, 2022 - 10:48 pm
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Amendments 1, 3 and 4 move toward defeat
Amendments focus on impeachment powers, incorporation of religious entities and oversight of state education policy.
November 8, 2022 - 9:05 pm
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Incumbents Mooney and Miller win re-election to Congress
The incumbent representatives were competing in regions that changed significantly because of the redistricting process that occurs every 10 years.
November 8, 2022 - 8:48 pm
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Amendment Two on personal property taxes is resoundingly defeated
Amendment Two would allow the Legislature to exempt personal property taxes on people’s vehicles and also on what businesses pay on their inventory, equipment and machinery.
November 8, 2022 - 8:40 pm
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Election Day brings West Virginia amendment debates to a conclusion
General Election polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
November 8, 2022 - 6:30 am
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MetroNews Decision 2022: The oldest, longest serving poll workers in W.Va.
MetroNews will provide live, continuous coverage of the election Tuesday night.
November 6, 2022 - 5:20 pm
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Charleston mayoral race heats up ahead of Tuesday's election
Democratic Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin prepares to challenge Republican Lance Wolfe.
November 6, 2022 - 2:25 pm
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MetroNews Decision 2022: What leaders are saying on Amendments 1, 3 and 4
General Election is Nov. 8.
November 6, 2022 - 10:04 am
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Justice continues anti-Amendment Two tour, met with legislators' opposition on the road
Gov. Jim Justice has held multiple events in recent weeks opposing Amendment Two, a ballot measure allowing the state Legislature to make changes to property taxes.
October 5, 2022 - 8:55 pm
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Monongalia County voter turnout fails to match 2018 levels
Monongalia County officials told MetroNews affiliate WAJR-AM that around 18% of voters participated in this year's primary.
May 11, 2022 - 1:38 am
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Wood County voters approve school bond issue
More than $68 million bond to build three new schools passed by 60 votes in Tuesday's election.
May 11, 2022 - 1:17 am
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Goodwin wins Democratic nomination in bid for re-election as Charleston mayor
Primary results set up showdown with Goodwin and Wolfe.
May 10, 2022 - 11:53 pm
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Several incumbent delegates knocked out after shift to 100 single-member districts
Some races matched incumbents against incumbents, so a sitting officeholder was bound to lose.
May 10, 2022 - 11:45 pm
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West Virginia Senate takes shape following redistricting
Half of the seats in West Virginia’s 34-member state Senate are on the ballot in this year's election cycle.
May 10, 2022 - 10:00 pm
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Incumbent Carol Miller again cruises to GOP nomination in newly-shaped district
She was first elected in 2018.
May 10, 2022 - 8:33 pm
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Mooney wallops McKinley in rare matchup of congressional incumbents
Matchup was a collision between two incumbents, Republicans David McKinley and Alex Mooney.
May 10, 2022 - 8:26 pm
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MetroNews Decision 2022: How COVID-19 changed West Virginia's elections
May 8, 2022 - 9:28 am
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MetroNews Decision 2022: 'Absolutely, I stand by it': Looking back on the 2020 election, fraud claims
Despite a lack of evidence, multiple West Virginia lawmakers continue to support arguments that election fraud impacted the 2020 presidential election.
May 8, 2022 - 7:33 am
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MetroNews Decision 2022: Who is the state's next governor?
As voters cast ballots in off-year election contests, many are looking two years ahead at who stands the best chance to replace Jim Justice .
May 6, 2022 - 6:00 am
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