Doug Skaff resigns from House of Delegates

Charleston, WV (WOAY) – Delegate Doug Skaff is resigning from the House of Delegates after stepping down as the chamber’s Democratic leader last month.

Skaff, who has represented Kanawha County as a Democrat in the House for over a decade, delivered his resignation to the office of Speaker Roger Hanshaw on Friday.

Skaff is president of HD Media, which presides over the Charleston Gazette-Mail and several other state newspapers.

Skaff did not disclose a reason for stepping down from the Legislature in his letter.

The Democratic executive committee in Kanawha County will gather a list of possible candidates for the governor to make the final decision on who will take over the role. 

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