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Candidates flee from the Supreme Court of West Virginia November 6 – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Candidates flee from the Supreme Court of West Virginia November 6 – Minneapolis Star Tribune

A November 6 special election is set for two seats at the Supreme Court of West Virginia released by the retirement of judges Menis Ketchum and Robin Davis. Here is a look at the 10 candidates in each race, including their profession and place of residence. The seat of Ketchum runs until 2020; Davis & # 39; chair runs through 2024.

The elections are non-partisan. Related parties are mentioned of the candidates or of the Democratic Party of the state:

KETCHUM SEAT:

Tim Armstead, current temporary justice, former Republican house of deputies, Elkview.

Harry C. "Bo" Bruner Jr., lawyer, Charleston

Robert H. Carlton, lawyer, Williamson

Ronald H. Hatfield Jr., lawyer, Barboursville

Mark Hunt, lawyer, Charleston, Democrat. Former member of the State House of Delegates.

Hiram "Buck" Lewis, lawyer, Procious

D.C. Offutt Jr., lawyer, Barboursville, independent, former president of the West Virginia State Bar.

Joanna I. Tabit, judge in the circuit of Kanawha, Charleston, Democrat. Former lawyer of the Supreme Court.

Chris Wilkes, track judge in Berkeley County, Republican Martinsburg. Only candidate from the Eastern Panhandle of the state.

Jeff C. Woods, lawyer, Scott Depot, Democrat. Pastor of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in South Charleston.

DAVIS SEAT:

Jim Douglas, judge in the family of the Kanawha family, Charleston, Democrat

Robert J. Frank, lawyer, Lewisburg

Evan Jenkins, current temporary justice, former Republican congressman, Huntington

Jeff Kessler, the former president of the Democratic Senate, Glen Dale.

Brenden D. Long, lawyer, Scott Depot. Former assistant prosecutor, Kanawha County.

Jim O & # 39; Brien, lawyer, Wheeling, Democrat. Former assistant lawyer of the United States.

William Schwartz, lawyer, Charleston, Democrat

Marty "Redshoes" Sheehan, lawyer, Wheeling. Former assistant lawyer of the United States.

Dennise Renee Smith, lawyer, Charleston, Democrat

William Stewart Thompson, Boone County Circuit judge, Madison, Democrat.

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