Yesterday was the filing deadline for congressional campaigns in West Virginia, so now we know for sure who will be running, and who won’t.
Here’s the rundown:
United States Senate:
Democrats: Robert Byrd, incumbent. Bill Hendricks
Republicans: Zane Lawhorn. Hiram Lewis. Charles Railey. John Raese. Rick Snuffer.
1st Congressional District
Democrats: Alan Mollohan, incumbent
Republicans: Christopher Christopher Wakin
2nd Congressional District
Democrats: Michael Callaghan. Richie Robb.
Republicans: Shelley Capito, incumbent.
3rd Congressional District
Democrats: Nick Joe Rahall, incumbent.
Republicans: Kim Wolfe. Marty Gearheart.
Three Democratic incumbents, two Democratic primary contests. One Republican incumbent, three Republican primary contests.
Run, Democrats. Run!