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In a statewide race between two Monongalia County residents, incumbent Republican Kent Leonhardt has defeated Democrat Bob Beach for the office of West Virginia Agriculture Commissioner.
Democratic candidate Mike Caputo has been elected to represent West Virginia’s 13th State Senate district.
For the second election in a row, incumbent Republican Mac Warner has defeated Democratic opponent Natalie Tennant in the Secretary of State race.
Patrick Morrisey has won a third term as West Virginia’s attorney general.
The first female Republican ever sent to the U.S. Senate by West Virginians has been reelected to a second term.
One election after the Democratic Party swept all of the House of Delegates seats in the 51st District, four of the five will return to Charleston.
WVU’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) held a meeting featuring two guest speakers to discuss public relations in politics on Monday night.
As of Wednesday morning, Monongalia County early voting totals are expected to surpass the 2016 election total of 20,735 early votes cast.
Student activists across campus are preparing for the 2020 election with excitement, fear and a sense of duty.
For those who will be voting in West Virginia for the first time during the upcoming 2020 election, being prepared to vote on Election Day can be overwhelming. Knowing what to do on Election Day and what to expect can ensure new voters are prepared to cast their ballots on Nov. 3.
Voting rights and voter suppression have been a problem in the United States throughout history. Even though it is less common today, many eligible voters still face voter suppression.
This week, Podcast Editor Abby Smith discusses the Presidential race. More specifically, what challenges the candidates are facing in the week leading up to Election Day. To listen to this podcast, visit the https://www.thedaonline.com/deepdive or subscribe to DA Deep Dives wherever you list…
Most people know E. Gordon Gee as the bow-tied and spectacled president of West Virginia University, but few know that he worked for two years as the first Judicial Fellow for Chief Justice Warren E. Burger of the United States Supreme Court.
With Election Day just weeks away, sitting Attorney General Patrick Morrisey spoke with the Daily Athenaeum in a phone interview on Oct. 15 about his previous two terms in the office and why he believes he deserves a third.
With Election Day just under a month away, Sam Brown Petsonk, the Democratic Party's nominee for attorney general, spoke with the Daily Athenaeum on Oct. 6 and discussed why he feels the state of West Virginia needs new legal leadership.
Out-of-state students have always faced the question of how to vote if they're not registered in West Virginia. With the cancelation of live polling locations on campus, in-state students now face the same dilemma.
As West Virginians are thinking about how to fill out their ballots on Election Day, Mac Warner, the state's incumbent Secretary of State and Republican nominee in next month's election, visited the Daily Athenaeum newsroom on Sept. 21 to discuss his first term in office and why he thinks he…
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV, met with Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Wednesday, saying the pair had a "cordial and warm conversation."
In this episode of 18-24, Podcast Editor Abby Smith takes a look at inequality and how it will factor into the election this fall, with special guest, Dr. Bill Franko. Make sure you are registered to vote by visiting https://www.vote.org. To listen to this podcast, visit the https://www.thed…
As expected, United States Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV, and Joe Manchin, D-WV, have released differing statements regarding the confirmation process of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday night at 87 following complications from pancreatic cancer, leaving democratic Americans unsure of their future in Supreme Court decisions.
With Election Day less than two months away, Natalie Tennant, the Democratic nominee for Secretary of State of West Virginia, visited the Daily Athenaeum newsroom on Sept. 25 to discuss voting in the Mountain State, encouraging development of small businesses and why she should return to the…
Due to restrictions put in place by the Monongalia County Clerk's Office, West Virginia University has canceled its plan to have live polling locations on this coming Election Day, instead launching a campaign to register students to vote.
In this episode of 18-24, Podcast Editor Abby Smith talks about voter registration! Make sure you are registered to vote by visiting https://www.vote.org. To listen to this podcast, visit the https://www.thedaonline.com/deepdive or subscribe to DA Deep Dives wherever you listen to podcasts.
A day after Sen. Joe Manchin, D-WV, expressed that he wished to see the U.S. Supreme Court's vacant seat filled after November's election, fellow Sen. Shelley Moore Capito announced that she disagrees.
While the passing of a Supreme Court justice during an election year is not a first-time occurrence, the precedent of filling the seat remains unknown.
In this episode of 18-24, Podcast Editor Abby Smith covers election fraud and the fundamental ways the pandemic is changing this election. Make sure you are registered to vote by visiting https://www.vote.org. To listen to this podcast, visit the https://www.thedaonline.com/deepdive or subsc…
In this episode of 18-24, Podcast Editor Abby Smith covers why young people don’t vote and events that have impacted Generation Z’s world view. Make sure you are registered to vote by visiting https://www.vote.org. To listen to this podcast, visit the https://www.thedaonline.com/deepdive or …
Erika Kolenich is the candidate for governor of the Libertarian Party in West Virginia. Kolenich stopped in and talked about the importance of having a third-party option, opportunity for the state and campus carry with the Daily Athenaeum newsroom on Aug. 21.
As the fall semester approaches, Ben Salango, the Democratic nominee for Governor of West Virginia, stopped by the Daily Athenaeum newsroom on July 22 to talk about returning to campus amid the coronavirus pandemic, the campaign trail and why he should be the one to lead the Mountain State.
Kanawha County Commissioner Ben Salango has been declared the Democratic nominee for Governor of West Virginia.
Activist Paula Jean Swearengin and incumbent Shelley Moore Capito have won Tuesday’s Democratic and Republican primary elections for U.S. Senator from West Virginia.
Wheeling resident Natalie Cline was declared the winner of the Democratic primary election for the U.S. House seat of West Virginia’s 1st District, and will face off against incumbent Republican David McKinley.
Incumbent West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has won the Republican nomination in Tuesday’s primary election, continuing his bid for a second term.
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