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Former Delegate Mike Folk Announces Run for W.Va. Governor

Perry Bennett
West Virginia Legislative Photography
In this Mar. 5, 2016 file photo, then-Del. Michael Folk speaks on the House floor.

Former West Virginia Delegate Mike Folk says he's running for governor.

The Berkeley County Republican announced the campaign in an email Tuesday.

Folk is an airline pilot and served three terms in the House of Delegates. He lost to Democratic incumbent John Unger in a state Senate race in November.

Republican Gov. Jim Justice announced his re-election bid last month.

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