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Over 1700 Candidates In West Virginia

March 1st, 2024 by WCBC Radio

A total of 1,789 candidates throughout the state registered to participate in West Virginia's Primary Election scheduled to take place on Tuesday, May 14th. A total of 504 national, congressional, statewide, and judicial candidates, filed with the WV Secretary of State's Office.  In addition, 1,285 county-level candidates filed to run in the Primary Election with their local county clerk. Those positions include county commission, sheriff, assessor, magistrate, board of education, and surveyor.