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Record Number of Candidates Register in WV Ahead of Election

January 10th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

A record number of candidates have formally announced their candidacies for public office, according to WV Secretary of State Mac Warner.  Warner reported that 132 candidates filed Certificates of Announcement with his office on Monday, January 8, the first day of filing for eligible West Virginia candidates to be placed on the ballot for the May 14 Primary Election. That number does not include candidates for county offices who must file their Certificates locally.