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Elections

Mar. 19, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Rahall addresses poll, PAC spending

HUNTINGTON -- During a visit to the Huntington Police Department on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., answered questions about his re-election bid, including a recent poll showing he's 14 points behind Republican challenger Evan Jenkins.


Mar. 19, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Dunn-Marshall, Capito to take part in business roundtable

HUNTINGTON -- Vicki Dunn-Marshall, Republican candidate for State Senate District 5, will join U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, for a business roundtable at noon Thursday, March 20, at Marshall University Foundation Hall.


Mar. 18, 2014 @ 06:34 PM

Election candidate profile: Greg Lawson

The 2014 W.Va. primary election is Tuesday, May 13.


Mar. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Election opinions

The Herald-Dispatch will publish one guest column per candidate prior to May primary elections in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. Columns submitted by candidates must be no more than 600 words and submitted via email (either in an attachment in Word format or in the body of the email) by Wednesday, April 16, to lessmith@herald-dispatch.com.


Mar. 14, 2014 @ 01:46 PM

US Chamber endorses Mitch McConnell

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its 300,000 members pledged Friday to spend more money on U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell’s re-election than on any other race in America.


Mar. 07, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Rosen deemed ineligible candidate for judge

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- Former Boyd Circuit Court Judge Marc I. Rosen is not a bona fide candidate for election this year, Floyd Circuit Judge John David Caudill ruled Thursday.


Mar. 05, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Grassroots event for Senate candidate set

HUNTINGTON -- A grassroots event for Vicki Dunn-Marshall, Republican candidate for West Virginia Senate, District 5, is set for 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 8, beginning at the Natural Resource Partners parking lot, 1035 3rd Ave, Huntington.


Mar. 04, 2014 @ 08:14 AM

Sen. Evan Jenkins endorsed by women's Republican group

HUNTINGTON -- Officers and members of the Huntington Cabell Republican Women have endorsed West Virginia Sen. Evan Jenkins, R-Cabell, for U.S. House of Representatives, 3rd Congressional District.


Feb. 27, 2014 @ 02:47 PM

McConnell focuses on coal in ads

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign is releasing a new TV ad focused on coal.


Feb. 27, 2014 @ 07:12 AM

W.Va. primary election candidates certified

West Virginia’s May 13 primary slate is official and will have several contested races on the federal level.