Friday, December 04, 2020
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WASHINGTON — Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was elected the nation’s 46th president Saturday, powered by legions of women and minority voters who rejected President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and his conduct in office.

Friday, November 06, 2020

WASHINGTON — Former vice president Joe Biden appeared to be on a clear path to being elected the 46th president of the United States after updated vote counts on Friday put him ahead in several key states and seemed to all but close off President Donald Trump’s chances of remaining in office.

Thursday, November 05, 2020
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Wednesday, November 04, 2020
Tuesday, November 03, 2020

WASHINGTON — Voter turnout was on pace to break historic records Tuesday as President Donald Trump awaited judgment in a presidential election widely seen as a referendum on his management of the coronavirus pandemic, the economy and race relations.

HUNTINGTON — The Huntington City Council will see several new faces at its table at the start of 2021, as several new members were elected into office Tuesday in the 2020 general election.

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, who has spent the spring, summer and fall anchoring televised state COVID-19 briefings, rode to a relatively easy re-election victory Tuesday, defeating Charleston lawyer Ben Salango, who was making his first run for statewide office.

CHARLESTON — Incumbent Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., will represent West Virginia in the U.S. Senate for another six years, according to preliminary election results Tuesday night.

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans were fighting to hold on to their majority Tuesday night as GOP incumbents in pivotal states remained locked in tight contests with their Democratic challengers amid a political environment that had become increasingly challenging for President Donald Trump an…

WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans were fighting to hold on to their majority Tuesday night as GOP incumbents in pivotal states remained locked in tight contests with their Democratic challengers amid a political environment that had become increasingly challenging for President Donald Trump an…

WASHINGTON - The virus that has confined many Americans to their homes for much of 2020 trailed the economy as the leading issue for voters, who cast ballots in huge numbers by mail and in person, early exit polls showed Tuesday.

If voter turnout on Election Day is consistent with turnout during early and absentee voting, West Virginia could set a record in 2020, Mike Queen, director of communications for the Secretary of State's Office, said Monday.

Monday, November 02, 2020

HUNTINGTON — Voters in southern West Virginia have the choice between a one-term incumbent or a new face to politics to represent them in the House of Representatives.

Sunday, November 01, 2020
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CHARLESTON — For the second election in a row, a dark-money political group flooded West Virginia mailboxes with campaign mailers opposing Democratic candidates without registering with the state.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Thursday, October 08, 2020

CHARLESTON — The last day to register to vote or update voter registration for West Virginia’s Nov. 3 general election is Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

  • West Virginia Voter Information
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    VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Oct. 13

    APPLY FOR ABSENTEE BALLOT: Aug. 11-Oct. 28

    EARLY VOTING: Oct. 21-Oct. 31

    GENERAL ELECTION: Nov. 3

STATE RACES

U.S. SENATE

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

DISTRICT 1
  • Natalie Cline (D)
  • David B. McKinley (i) (R)
DISTRICT 2
DISTRICT 3

GOVERNOR

ATTORNEY GENERAL

COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE

AUDITOR

SECRETARY OF STATE

STATE TREASURER

STATE SENATE

DISTRICT 5 (Cabell, part of Wayne) DISTRICT 6 (Mercer, parts of McDowell, Mingo and Wayne)
  • Chandler Swope (i) (R)
DISTRICT 7 (Boone, Lincoln, Logan, parts of Mingo and Wayne)

HOUSE OF DELEGATES

DISTRICT 16 (parts of Cabell and Lincoln) (3 seats) DISTRICT 17 (parts of Cabell and Wayne) (2 seats) DISTRICT 18 (part of Cabell) (1 seat)
DISTRICT 19 (part of Wayne) (2 seats) DISTRICT 22 (parts of Boone, Lincoln, Logan and Putnam) (2 seats)
  • Cecil Silva (D)
  • Jeff Eldridge (D)
  • Zack Maynard (i) (R)
  • Joseph "Joe" Jeffries (i) (R)

CABELL COUNTY RACES

ASSESSOR

  • Irv Johnson (R) (i)

COUNTY COMMISSION

PROSECUTING ATTORNEY

  • Sean Hammers (i) (D)

SHERIFF

  • Chuck Zerkle (i) (D)

HUNTINGTON RACES

MAYOR

COUNCIL DISTRICT 1

COUNCIL DISTRICT 2

COUNCIL DISTRICT 3

COUNCIL DISTRICT 4

COUNCIL DISTRICT 5

COUNCIL DISTRICT 6

COUNCIL DISTRICT 7

COUNCIL DISTRICT 8

COUNCIL DISTRICT 9

COUNCIL AT-LARGE (2 seats)

WAYNE COUNTY RACES

ASSESSOR

  • Ric Browning (D)

COUNTY COMMISSION

  • Robert M. Thompson (i) (D)

SHERIFF

  • Rick Thompson (i) (D)

SURVEYOR

  • Matthew Strogen (i) (D)