Ryan Browning sworn in as West Virginia’s newest Delegate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Ryan Browning of Kenova became the newest member of the West Virginia House of Delegates in a brief, no-frills ceremony Wednesday, July 3.

Browning, a transportation business owner, was appointed to serve the 28th Delegate District, which is made up of a portion of Wayne County. He will complete the unexpired term of former Delegate Mark Ross, R-Wayne.

Browning was declared the winner of the May primary election for the seat and has no general election opponent. He said he’s eager to get started representing Wayne County in the Legislature, and he earnestly utilized the legislative staff members gathered in the House Chamber watching the ceremony to become oriented with his new role as Delegate.

Speaker Roger Hanshaw administered the oath of office and the new Delegate’s friend Eric Johnson held the bible.  Browning is a graduate of Spring Valley High School and WVU Institute of Technology. His professional experience is in various roles throughout the automotive and manufacturing sectors.

Browning’s committee assignments and contact information will be listed on the West Virginia Legislature’s website at a later date.


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