Numerous campaigns report contributions above the legal limit, say they will amend filings

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV West Virginia state election law allows citizens to donate up to $2,800 in the primary and another $2,800 in the general election to candidates for office. Yet the latest round of campaign finance reports posted by several candidates includes reported contributions above the legal limit. Ashley Deem Judicial candidate Ashley Deem’s […]

Chris Miller has more money in the bank than all other candidates for governor combined

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV With more than $7 million in combined campaign contributions, the race to be West Virginia’s next governor is attracting national attention. Patrick Morrisey is raking in thousands of contributions, including controversial ones, from across the country while Moore Capito is pulling in money from the state’s power players. But businessman Chris […]

BACK PEW: Making sense of the governor’s race

By Stephen Baldwin This week, the four leading Republican gubernatorial candidates gathered at The Greenbrier for a forum hosted by the WV Chamber of Commerce. (Full coverage of the forum is available here.) Folks reached out to ask a number of questions about the race, so I’ll do my best to give a lay of […]