Kanawha County, WV Leans into May 10th Primary Elections 2022

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Kanawha County, West Virginia was formed in 1788, and Kanawha lands contributed wholly to West Virginia’s Mason, Bell, and Nicholas counties, states historical records online.

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Kanawha County, West Virginia heads to the polls for 2022 primary votes on May 10th, 2022.Kanawha County government (Twitter)

Kanawha County is home to 177,952 people, according to US Census Bureau estimates in 2021. For Kanawha County, West Virginians, the primary election takes place on May 10th, 2022.

This primary election puts both newcomers, and incumbents on the ballot. Some seats expected to show up on the Kanawha County ballot are county clerk, mayor, and city council. According to Ballotpedia in West Virginia’s primary, if there are none or not enough candidates running for that office, then no vote for that office may take place.

County Clerk:

Current Kanawha County Clerk Vera McCormick finds new names, Jared A. Page (R) and Amanda Estep-Burton (D) as contenders for the seat. If incumbent county clerk McCormick loses the primary, she will remain in the capacity of the Kanawha County Clerk, until the end of her current term.

County Commission

Brett Harper (R) is facing Ben Salango (D)

Mayor of Charleston, West Virginia

Amy Goodwin (D) is the current mayor of Charleston since 2018. Martec D Washington (D), and Lance Wolfe (R) are bidding for the mayor’s seat in this primary.

City of Charleston Treasurer

Victor Grigoraci (D) has been Treasurer for the city of Charleston since 2003. He told the Charleston Gazette-Mail, that he’s modernized the office since his stint as Treasurer began in 2003, and is also a co-founder of large annual Charleston, WV attraction, FestivALL, happening from June 12 -June 26th.

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This June 12th - 26th, Kanawha Countians can enjoy, FestivALL, in Charleston, West VirginiaFestivALL website

Mr. Grigoraci is challenged for the City of Charleston Treasury seat this primary, by Democrat, Ben Adams.

Find more information about who is on the ballot at the Kanawha County Clerk’s website.

Sources:

Ibearian Publishing Company

US Census Bureau

Charleston Gazette-Mail

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