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WEST VIRGINIA

Your complete directory of West Virginia candidates for Governor, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

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Mondale-Ferraro-Rockefeller-See 1984

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Deadline (Major Parties): January 30, 2016
Filing Deadline (Third Parties/Independents): August 1, 2016
Filing Deadline (Write-Ins): September 20, 2016
Primary: May 10, 2016

This page was last updated on August 8, 2016


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
[ Earl Ray Tomblin (D)* - Term-Limited in 2016. ]
Jim Justice (D) - Coal & Resort Executive
Bill Cole (R) - State Senate President, Ex-State Del. & Auto Dealer
Phil Hudok (Constitution) - Ex-State Party Chair, Retired Teacher & Frequent Candidate
David Moran (Libertarian) - Farmer, Retired Engineer & '12 Nominee
Charlotte Pritt (Mountain) - Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Del., Ex-State Party Chair, Consultant & '96 Candidate

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2016.

Presten Gooden

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Natalie Tennant (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Mac Warner (R) - US State Dept. Contractor, Attorney, Retired Army Officer & '10 US Rep. Candidate
John Buckley (Libertarian) - Ex-Virginia State Rep., Attorney & '14 US Sen. Nominee

STATE AUDITOR:
[ Glen Gainer (D)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
Mary Ann Claytor (D) - Ex-State Auditor’s Office Employee
J.B. McCuskey (R) - State Del. & Attorney
Brent Ricketts (Libertarian) - Business Project Manager

STATE TREASURER:
John Perdue (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Ann Urling (R) - Banker
Michael Young (Libertarian) - '12 State Rep. Nominee

Presten Gooden

STATE AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER:
Walt Helmick (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Kent Leonhardt (R) - State Sen., Retired USMC Officer, Farmer & '12 Nominee
Buddy Guthrie (Libertarian) - Construction Worker, Fitness Instructor & Farmer

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Patrick Morrisey (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Doug Reynolds (D) - State Del. & Attorney
Karl Kolenich (Libertarian) - Attorney
Michael Sharley (Mountain) - Attorney


STATE LEGISLATURE:

State House

State Senate

U.S. SENATOR:

Joe Manchin (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2018.

Cleve Benedict

Shelley Moore Capito (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
David McKinley (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Mike Manypenny (D) - Ex-State Del., Agricultural Consultant & Ex-Landscape Contractor

Mick Staton

District 2:
Alex Mooney (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Mark Hunt (D) - Ex-State Del., Attorney & '06 Candidate

District 3:
Evan Jenkins (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Matt Detch (D) - Bar Manager & Ex-US Secret Service Agent
Zane Lawhorn (Libertarian) - Optician, GOP Activist & '06/'14 US Sen. Candidate


Presten Gooden

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Constitution Party of West Virginia
West Virginia Democratic Party
Libertarian Party of West Virginia
Mountain Party of West Virginia (Green Party state affiliate)
West Virginia Republican Party


STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

Secretary of State's Office


Jay Rockefeller - 1972

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Beckley Register-Herald
Berkeley Springs Morgan Messenger
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Braxton Citizens' News
Change West Virgina Blog
Charleston Daily Mail
Charleston Gazette
Clarksburg Exponent and Telegram
Fairmont Times West Virginian
Hamlin Lincoln Journal
Hampshire Review
Huntington Herald-Dispatch
Jackson Herald
Keyser Mineral Daily News-Tribune
Lewisburg Mountain Messenger
Logan Banner
Martinsburg Journal
Morgantown Dominion Post
Parkersburg News & Sentinel
Putnam-Cabell Post
The State Journal (Business News)
Weirton Daily Times
West Virginia Metro News
West Virginia News
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Weston Democrat
West Virginia Blue
West Virginia Democratic Legislative Council
West Virginia Metro News
West Virginia Republican Club Blog
WVU Daily Athenaeum
Wheeling News-Register & Intelligencer
Williamson Daily News
YourVoteWV.com

WBOY TV-12 (NBC - Clarksburg)
WDTV TV-5 (CBS - Bridgeport/Weston)
WSAZ TV-3 (NBC - Charleston/Huntington)
- (Political News)

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