CHARLESTON — Monday was a busy day in Charleston as candidates filed for national and state offices for the May 10 primary.
In addition to filings for president, congress, state senate, state delegates, state treasurer, circuit judge and more, some names familiar to voters in Mason County will appear on the ballot. According to the office of West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, the following had filed certificates of announcement as of 5 p.m., Monday:
President: Donald Trump, R-New York, N.Y. U.S House of Representatives: Incumbent Evan Jenkins, R-Huntington, District Three. Governor: Bill Cole, R-Bluefield. Booth Goodwin, D-Charleston. Secretary of State: Incumbent Natalie Tennant, D-Charleston. Mac Warner, R-Morgantown. Auditor: John “J.B.” McCuskey, R-Charleston. State Treasurer: Incumbent John D. Perdue, D-Charleston. Ann Urling, R-Charleston. Commissioner of Agriculture: Kent Leonhardt, R-Fairview. Attorney General: Incumbent Patrick Morrisey, R-Charleston. Justice of the Supreme Court of Appeals: Beth Walker, Morgantown. William R. “Bill” Wooton, Beckley.
State Senate: There were no filings posted for the Fourth District as of 5 p.m., Monday.
House of Delegates 13th District: Incumbent Mike Ihle, R-Ravenswood. Scott Brewer, D-New Haven. Joshua Kurt Higginbotham, R-Poca. There were no filings posted for the 14th District as of 5 p.m., Monday.
Circuit Judge: Anita Harold Ashley, Spencer, Fifth Judicial Circuit, Division Three. Lora Dyer, Ripley, Fifth Judicial Circuit, Division Two. Richard Craig Tatterson, Gallipolis Ferry, Fifth Judicial Circuit, Division One. There were no filings for Family Court Judge, Fifth Judicial Circuit, posted as of 5 p.m. Monday.
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