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Election 2016 Results

Republicans Retain Control of W.Va. Legislature

From Staff Reports Republicans retained control of the West Virginia Legislature in Tuesday’s election, scoring House and Senate wins even as their candidate for governor was going down to defeat. Thanks in part to Northern Panhandle voters, the narrow GOP majority in the state Senate was ...

Weld Heading To W.Va. Senate Seat

Delegate Ryan Weld, R-Brooke, will move to the upper chamber of the state Capitol in January, as voters elected him to represent West Virginia’s 1st Senate District, unofficial results showed late Tuesday. “I am truly overwhelmed by this,” Weld said while celebrating. “It is just such ...

McGeehan, Zatezalo Keep Delegate Seats

Delegates Pat McGeehan, R-Hancock, and Mark Zatezalo, R-Hancock, will retain their seats in the West Virginia Legislature on the decision of voters in Hancock and Brooke counties. Both were elected in 2014, although McGeehan served a term in the House previously, from 2008-10. The pair ran ...

Pethtel Wins 13th Term in W.Va. House

West Virginia Delegate Dave Pethtel won a 13th term in the Legislature Tuesday, besting his Republican challenger by more than 1,500 votes. Unofficial results show Pethtel, D-Wetzel, with 3,895 votes to Phillip Wiley’s 2,319. Pethtel said he was pleased with the number of people that ...

Diserio Regains 2nd District Delegate Seat

With a heavy lead over his opponent, Phil Diserio will return to the House of Delegates representing the 2nd District. Diserio, a Democrat, was elected Tuesday night with 4,166, over 1,500 more than his opponent, Republican Robert “Chic” DiCiccio’s 2,658. The district covers much of ...

Storch, Fluharty Re-Elected

Delegates Erikka Storch and Shawn Fluharty of Ohio County will return to the state Capitol in January after both were re-elected by voters on Tuesday. Final, unofficial election night tallies in the race for two seats representing the 3rd Delegate District showed Storch, a Republican, ...