Watch the five candidates for the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals in their first live-streamed forum, sponsored by the West Virginia Bar Association.
Support for web streaming of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Candidate Forum comes from the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce
The television broadcast of the forum is scheduled to air April 10 at 7 p.m. on WVPB's main channel, and on The West Virginia Channel April 12 at 7 p.m. and April 13 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
The election is scheduled for May 10. Following a change to state law in 2014, all judicial elections are now nonpartisan; candidates will run without party affiliations and no parties will be listed on ballots.
The forum moderator is Alex Macia, lawyer with Spilman, Thomas and Battle and former Chief of Staff for Governor Bob Wise. The candidates vying for the seat are current Justice Brent Benjamin, Wayne King, Darrell McGraw, Beth Walker, and Bill Wooton.