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Delegate Bob Ashley Picked to Fill Vacant Senate Seat


Delegate Bob Ashley has been appointed to fill the 3rd District state Senate seat vacated by David Nohe.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Ashley’s appointment Tuesday.

Ashley, a Republican, has served nearly three decades in the House of Delegates. He operates an insurance agency in Spencer.

Nohe resigned last month to fill a vacancy on the West Virginia Parole Board.

Del. Bob Ashely being sworn in to the @wvsenate this afternoon just minutes after his appointment by @govtomblin. Ashley takes former Sen. David Nohe's seat who resigned for a position on the state Parole Board. A video posted by West Virginia Public News (@wvpublicnews) on Sep 15, 2015 at 11:54am PDT