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West Virginia Senate Replacement

West Virginia Constituents Call For Special Election

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Paige Lavender and Morgan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Newly elected West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and his colleagues have until Dec. 27 to respond to a lawsuit filed by state constituents callin...

WV-Sen: 43% Manchin (D), 40% Raese (R) (ccAdvertising 10/15)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Editor's note: We inadvertently posted this survey before ascertaining that the it met all of the minimal (Level 1) disclosure requirements of the Nat...

Profiles in Courage

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

Maybe there is some merit to electing to high office senior citizens whose better days in public service are supposedly behind them.

15 Candidates, Including 11 Republicans, Running For Robert Byrd's Seat

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The special election for the late Robert C. Byrd's U.S. Senate seat in West Virginia has attracted 15 candidates. The Mount...

Five GOP Candidates Jump Into Race For West Virginia Senate Seat

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Ten Republicans on Thursday entered the race for the U.S. Senate seat held by the late Robert C. Byrd, joining a field where...

Carte Goodwin Appointed To Fill Robert Byrd's West Virginia Senate Seat (VIDEO)

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Joe Manchin has chosen former chief counsel Carte Goodwin, a member of a prominent West Virginia family, to succeed the late ...

Joe Manchin 'Highly Likely' To Run To Fill Robert Byrd's Senate Seat (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin says he is "highly likely" to run for Senate to fill the seat held by the late Sen. Robert Byrd for fifty-one years...

West Virginia Senate: Joe Manchin Gets Go-Ahead For November Special Election

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) -West Virginia's attorney general says Gov. Joe Manchin can put the late Robert C. Byrd's Senate seat on the ballot this November. Manchin reque...

West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin Says He's Considering Running For Robert Byrd's Senate Seat

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin said he'd consider running for the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd's seat and asked the state's...

West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin Urged By AFL-CIO To Fill Robert Byrd's Seat

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia chapter of the AFL-CIO is asking Gov. Joe Manchin to appoint himself to fill the Senate seat left empty by...

Joe Manchin Senate Run? Speculation About W.V. Governor's Plans For Robert Byrd's Seat

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W. Va.) death on Monday morning, speculation is already to swirling over the prospect of West Virginia Governor Joe...

Robert Byrd Senate Replacement: What Happens With Robert Byrd's Senate Seat?

Hotline On Call | Reid Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WV law gives Gov. Joe Manchin (D) the power to appoint Byrd's replacement. If a vacancy occurs within 2 and a half years of the beginning of the next ...