Which Candidates Filed First for the 2014 Election?

Jan 14, 2014

The first day that candidates could file for elective office in West Virginia drew one candidate for the U.S. Senate and four for the U.S. House.

Fifty candidates file on the first day of filing period for 2014 elections.
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Williamstown Democrat David Wamsley filed with the West Virginia Secretary of State's office yesterday for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Sen. Jay Rockefeller.

 Filing for the 3rd District U.S. House seat held by 19-term Democrat Nick Rahall are Republican Cabell County Sen. Evan Jenkins and retired Army officer Richard Ojeda II, a Democrat from Logan County.

Two Republicans filed for the 2nd District U.S. House seat: Alex Mooney of Jefferson County and Jim Moss of Putnam County. Incumbent Shelley Moore Capito plans to seek Rockefeller's U.S. Senate seat.

 Monday also saw 45 filings for West Virginia legislative seats.