Local attorney Mike Woelfel edged out a Barboursville businesswoman Tuesday night, picking up a seat for Democrats in a state Senate now appearing deadlocked with 17 senators from each party.
Republican Kelli Sobonya won her seventh term in the West Virginia House of Delegates as a representative for District 18, according to unofficial election results Tuesday.
Residents in western West Virginia will send a group of representatives to Charleston that will include many familiar faces and some new ones after Tuesday's general election.
Sen. Mitch McConnell overcame a fierce challenge from Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes on Tuesday as Republicans took control of the U.S. Senate, putting him in line to become majority leader and determine what moves where on Capitol Hill.
Republicans have taken control of the West Virginia House of Delegates for the first time in more than eight decades and gained parity in the state Senate.
Republican Shelley Moore Capito soundly defeated Democrat Natalie Tennant to win West Virginia's open U.S. Senate seat Tuesday, a key victory as Republicans seized the chamber majority from Democrats.
NEW YORK Stocks are closing mostly lower, led by declines in energy companies as the price of oil continues to fall.
Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson has defeated Democratic opponent Jennifer Garrison for his third term representing southeast Ohio in the U.S. House.
Republican Shelley Moore Capito soundly defeated Democrat Natalie Tennant.
Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell won a sixth term Tuesday.