EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSWV House Of Delegates Member To Seek 2nd Congressional District Post
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Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Jul. 9, 2013 3:49 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 10, 2013 9:15 AM EDT
Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia
West Virginia House of Delegates member Meshea Poore announced she is running for a seat in West Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District.
“My unwavering mission as a delegate has been to seize every opportunity to grow our economy, advance educational opportunities for our children, protect our families and champion equal rights for all West Virginians,” Poore said. “I want to continue this mission as your congresswoman.”
The Kanawha County Democrat represents the 37th District in the Legislature.
Poore joins Democrat Nick Casey, the former state Democratic Party chairman, in the 2nd Congressional District race.
The incumbent in the 2nd District, Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito, previously announced she plans to run for U.S. Senate in 2014.
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