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2022 Candidate Endorsements

Conservation West Virginia is pleased to announce the candidates we endorse for the West Virginia House of Delegates and Senate in November’s statewide election. We focused on nineteen races throughout the Eastern third of the state. To make our endorsement decisions we collected candidate biographical information, reviewed their public statements, surveyed their views on conservation and environmental legislation, and conducted interviews. Only clear conservation candidates could win our endorsement. Here they are:

Paul Detch, Delegate District 46 (Greenbrier)

Elliot Pritt, Delegate District 50 (Fayette)

Gabe Peña, Delegate District 51 (Fayette)

Robert Sheets, Delegate District 66 (Randolph, Pocahontas)

Susan Benzinger, Delegate District 100 (Jefferson)

Hannah Geffert, Senate District 16 (Jefferson, Berkeley)

A full explanation of the reasons for our endorsements may be found here –> Read more.