CHARLESTON -- Voters are leaning against a proposed constitutional amendment that would eliminate term limits for sheriffs in West Virginia.
HUNTINGTON -- According to the lines at some of the polling places, voter turnout was strong for Election Day.
WINFIELD — Incumbent Assessor Sherry Hayes defeated former Putnam County Assessor D.W. “Peachie” Arthur in a rematch of the 2008 election, according to unofficial returns posted on the Putnam County Clerk’s website.
HUNTINGTON — Incumbents ruled the night Tuesday in local races for West Virginia’s House of Delegates, according to unofficial returns.
HUNTINGTON — Republicans were claiming victory in the area’s three contested races for the West Virginia Senate, according to Associated Press projections and unofficial election returns.
HUNTINGTON — Five of six incumbents were among those who won the seven seats for Cabell County Magistrate Court, according to unofficial results.
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. — Three incumbent members of the Ashland Board of City Commissioners, a former, two-term commissioner and a new mayor will be around after the first of the year to make decisions on the five-member board, according to unofficial results Tuesday night from the Boyd County Courthouse.
MORGANTOWN (AP) — Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin shook off GOP challenger Bill Maloney’s attempts to link him to a president who’s unpopular in the state, winning a full four-year term as West Virginia’s chief executive Tuesday.
HUNTINGTON — A City Charter amendment requiring city workers to live in Huntington was repealed, according to unofficial election returns.
HUNTINGTON — Cabell County Commissioner Bob Bailey will get a fourth term, while Republican Irv Johnson will be the first new county assessor in more than 16 years, according to unofficial results.