Carol Miller declared GOP winner in U.S. House 3rd District in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) —
In a nail biter of a race, Carol Miller edged a seven-candidate field to win the U.S. House 3rd Congressional District Republican contest in West Virginia.
The Associated Press declared Miller, a state delegate from Cabell County, as the winner. With 98 percent of the precincts reporting, Miller had 22.5 percent of the vote while Rupie Phillips had about 20 percent.
In November, Miller will face state Sen. Richard Ojeda, D-Logan, who was declared by the AP as the victor in the Democratic primary.
Miller faced Phillips, Marty Gearheart, Conrad Lucas, Rick Snuffer, Anye Amjad and Philip Payton in the GOP primary.