by Clive Crook A lot can happen between now and next year’s election, but President Joe Biden’s decision to run and former President Donald Trump’s barely diminished […]
Tag: primary election
Are May primaries the perfect time for city elections?
Elections are still on our minds, with Morgantown’s council election just last week and Westover’s recent announcement it intends to move the town’s municipal election to coincide […]
Democrats are learning how to win
By removing the Iowa caucuses as the first stop in picking a presidential candidate, would Democrats be giving up on Iowa? Not at all. The opposite could […]
Republicans show they can stand up to one of their own
On the eve of last Tuesday’s primary, former President Donald Trump asked voters to give U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn a “second chance.” “When Madison was first elected […]
How did Mooney beat McKinley?
Despite some polls that put incumbent Alex Mooney ahead of incumbent David McKinley, we were still surprised to see Mooney prevail. After all, this is McKinley’s home […]
Only one BOE incumbent keeps seat
KINGWOOD — A dozen candidates vied for three spots on the Preston County Board of Education with Cross Kisner, Lucas Tatham and Jeff Zigray coming out on […]
Preston Clerk talks early voting, Election Day
KINGWOOD — There has been a nice, steady crowd of early voters in Preston County so far. That’s according to County Clerk Linda Huggins, whose office has […]
Editorial Encore: Are you prepared to vote in the Primary Election?
EDITOR’S NOTE: This editorial was adapted from one that originally ran June 9, 2020. All times and dates have been updated for the current election cycle. If […]
McKinley, Mooney trade barbs, have ‘spirited discussion’ on MetroNews Talkline
MORGANTOWN — Incumbent West Virginia Congressmen David McKinley and Alex Mooney appeared on MetroNews’ Talkline Thursday morning for the closest thing to a debate in their campaigns […]
A look at Congressional campaign finance figures for David McKinley and Alex Mooney
MORGANTOWN – Incumbent Reps. David McKinley and Alex Mooney are considered the front-runners to win the GOP nomination for West Virginia’s newly drawn 2nd Congressional District. This […]