Several Republican nominees in West Virginia received a majority of the vote in their respective races statewide, but in Monongalia County, votes often trended in a different direction.
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.
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.
The Charleston Gazette-Mail filed a lawsuit against the WVU Board of Governors on Oct. 19, alleging the Board violated state open meetings laws, according to an article from the newspaper.
With just under a month until Election Day, voters in West Virginia appear to be leaning toward a second term of incumbent Gov. Jim Justice, but the air is still foggy.
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.
The West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI) at WVU has received $1.5 million from the National Institute of Health to work with eight other states in collecting COVID-19-related data.
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…
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…
Multiple Morgantown bar owners have filed a lawsuit alleging their rights to due process have been violated.
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.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced Monday that he is signing an executive order making it mandatory to wear face coverings in buildings across the state.
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.
President Donald Trump endorsed incumbent West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice in a tweet posted on Sunday.
With establishments making workforce cuts across the nation, national unemployment has jumped to 4.4%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Gov. Jim Justice's new executive order requires all essential businesses' employees and contractors to work from home to the fullest extent possible.
Joseph Moser, owner of Ashebrooke Liquor Outlet, said he had to deal with customers yelling at his employees after a rule banning out-of-state residents from buying liquor went into place in Monongalia County.
The Morgantown Parking Authority has announced that parking in Morgantown will be free for the duration of the governor’s stay at home order.
As states postpone their primary elections in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, one West Virginia University political scientist is calling on President Donald Trump to assemble a bipartisan task force to consider voting options for November’s general election.
CHARLESTON, WV – With the confirmation of West Virginia's first positive case of COVID-19, Gov. Jim Justice announced new precautionary measures being taken statewide in the interest of protecting the public from the potential spread of coronavirus.
CHARLESTON, WV – The state of West Virginia has its first positive case of COVID-19.
Despite the obstacles that come with convincing lawmakers to support research on state banks in West Virginia, a group of WVU graduate students continue to persevere.
A West Virginia bill that allows elective Bible study courses in public schools passed through the Senate on Thursday.
The West Virginia Senate recently passed a bill to legalize plant-based marijuana for medicinal purposes.
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