2020 West Virginia gubernatorial election

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2020 West Virginia gubernatorial election

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Party Republican Democratic Mountain

Incumbent Governor

Jim Justice
Republican



The 2020 West Virginia gubernatorial election will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect the Governor of West Virginia, concurrently with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as elections to the United States Senate and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. Incumbent Republican Governor Jim Justice announced his 2020 campaign on January 7, 2019 at the Civic Center in White Sulphur Springs.[1] Justice was elected as a Democrat, but later switched back to the Republican Party.[2]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • Michael Folk, former state delegate[3]
  • Rebecca Mareta Henderson[4]
  • Jim Justice, incumbent Governor of West Virginia[5]
  • Charles R. Sheedy Sr.[4]
  • Woody Thrasher, former West Virginia Secretary of Commerce[6]

Potential[edit]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Withdrawn[edit]

  • Cecil Silva, former firefighter and coal miner[11]

Potential[edit]

Declined[edit]

Independents and Third-Parties[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Haley (January 7, 2019). "Governor Justice announces 2020 campaign". WVVA. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  2. ^ "West Virginia Undergoing Political, Generational Change". New York Times. August 3, 2017. Retrieved August 3, 2017.
  3. ^ "Former Delegate Mike Folk announces run for W.Va. governor". Associated Press. February 5, 2019. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h https://cfrs.wvsos.gov/index.html#/exploreOfficeDetails/292/0/5/2020/0
  5. ^ Zuckerman, Jake (January 7, 2019). "Gov. Jim Justice announces re-election bid". Charleston Gazette-Mail. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  6. ^ Young, Charles (April 16, 2019). "Woody Thrasher to run for governor, hopes to unseat Justice in WV's 2020 election". WV News. Retrieved April 16, 2019.
  7. ^ a b Adams, Steven Allen (December 3, 2018). "Tis the election season again". The Journal. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  8. ^ Kabler, Phil (October 4, 2018). "BRIM adopts statement of support for pending settlements of Mac Warner lawsuits". Charleston Gazette-Mail. Warner also testified that he is interested in running for governor in 2020, but said he did not hire employees with GOP ties in order to bolster a future gubernatorial campaign.
  9. ^ http://www.wvpublic.org/post/west-virginia-community-organizer-jumps-2020-gubernatorial-race#stream/0
  10. ^ https://ballotpedia.org/Edwin_Ray_Vanover
  11. ^ https://www.facebook.com/pg/CecilforWV/about/?ref=page_internal
  12. ^ Kercheval, Hoppy (January 11, 2019). "Manchin considering running for Governor… again". West Virginia MetroNews. Retrieved January 11, 2019.
  13. ^ Hudson, Craig (November 7, 2018). "'You're Going to Know My Name! I'm Richard Ojeda!'". POLITICO.
  14. ^ "Go out and rock the vote, West Virginia | News, Sports, Jobs - Weirton Daily Times". www.weirtondailytimes.com. Retrieved 2018-09-23.
  15. ^ "2018 United States Senate election in West Virginia", Wikipedia, 2019-07-08, retrieved 2019-07-12
  16. ^ https://www.facebook.com/QtheGovernor?hc_ref=ARQrdXfrpGU5cXh4ntWJfORUfa5o58yCUI8d4us9gJaP-pBWNOtGQ8btQQHw5rWRm00
  17. ^ https://www.linkedin.com/in/dave-sartin-987330160

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites