West Virginia Secretary of State

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Four people who sued West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner last year accusing him of wrongful termination have settled outside court for nearly $1 million total.

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This is a developing story and will be updated.

Former Massey Energy CEO and failed GOP candidate Don Blankenship has been denied ballot access as a candidate for the Constitution Party in the race for U.S. Senate. The rejection all but ensures a court battle between Blankenship and the Secretary of State over West Virginia’s so-called “sore loser” election law.

Shepherd Hosts Hechler Screening

Mar 13, 2017

The Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Lifelong Learning Program and West Virginia Public Broadcasting proudly present “Ken Hechler: In Pursuit of Justice”, the story of the former U.S. Congressman, West Virginia Secretary of State, university professor, author, and environmental activist, who changed the face of West Virginia politics.   

West Virginia Morning
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On West Virginia Morning, Liz McCormick reports from the statehouse where lawmakers passed bills to fund improvements to the Schools for the Deaf and Blind and to give higher education more flexibility for hiring staff and Ashton Marra talks with the new Secretary of State Mac Warner.

That’s on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.

West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner says that President Trump is right to draw attention to the need to clean up voter registration files.

In a news release, Warner said his office and the state's county clerks need the financial and technical resources to expedite the clean-up of the voter files and to tighten up the voter registration process.