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WV House advances voter ID bill on party-line vote
WV House advances voter ID bill on party-line vote

West Virginians would be required to show photo ID at their polling places before they can vote, under a Republican bill advancing through the House of Delegates.

WV House advances voter ID bill on party-line vote
WV House advances voter ID bill on party-line vote

West Virginians would be required to show photo ID at their polling places before they can vote, under a Republican bill advancing through the House of Delegates.

Cost of college tuition increased over past decade, but still below national average

Over the past 10 years, tuition at state colleges and universities has increased significantly, from between 55 percent to 94 percent, but remains about $2,500 a year below national averages, Higher Education Policy Commission Chancellor Paul Hill...

Elections panel OKs public campaign financing for WV justice Benjamin
Elections panel OKs public campaign financing for WV justice Benjamin

Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin’s re-election campaign has been certified for a total of $525,000 of public campaign financing, pending a possible legal challenge by one of his opponents.

News Guide: Snowy New Hampshire has its say in 2016 race
News Guide: Snowy New Hampshire has its say in 2016 race

 

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) – You may have heard about the establishment lane in the 2016 presidential campaign, the outsider lane and more. What the Republican candidates really want from the New Hampshire primary is an express lane out of...

Photos: West Virginians rally to discuss why they support Sanders
Photos: West Virginians rally to discuss why they support Sanders

Beckley lawyer to receive public financing in Supreme Court race

State Election Commissioners Friday certified that Beckley lawyer and former legislator Bill Wooton has qualified for public campaign financing for the 2016 state Supreme Court race — over objections from challenger Beth Walker.

Iowa Takeaways: Trump can’t meet hype, Clinton underwhelms
Iowa Takeaways: Trump can’t meet hype, Clinton underwhelms

Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Donald Trump failed to live up to his own hype and finished second to Ted Cruz, but it was a late surge from Marco Rubio that may wind up the as the biggest surprise of the Iowa caucuses....

Kanawha commission challenge highlights local races

An official with the Kanawha County Republican Party will challenge Kanawha County Commissioner Dave Hardy in this year’s election.

Lance Wheeler is vice chairman of the Kanawha County GOP. He ran for the state Senate in 2014, losing to...

Who's running for office in West Virginia?
Who's running for office in West Virginia?

So who's running for office in West Virginia?

The deadline to get on the ballot for West Virginia's May primary election was midnight on Saturday. (If candidates mailed in their filings with a postmark of Saturday or before, they can still end ...

Deadline for candidate filing approaches in WV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The deadline to file to run for public office in West Virginia is approaching.

Certificates of announcement and filing fees must be received in the appropriate office or postmarked by the end of the day Saturday....

Kessler makes run for WV governor official
Kessler makes run for WV governor official

State Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, has officially become the third Democrat running for governor of West Virginia.

Kessler filed for the office on Friday, the next-to-last day to file for the 2016 campaign. He was the first...

Pizatella enters state auditor race

Jason Pizatella, acting secretary of the West Virginia Department of Administration, stepped down Wednesday and filed to run for state auditor in this year’s Democratic primary.

Pizatella, a Fairmont native, formerly worked as deputy tax...

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