West Virginia Supreme Court Denies Blankenship Run In November

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Supreme Court Of Appeals issues ruling regarding Don Blankenship running as a 3rd party candidate in November.

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals denies Don Blankenship from running as a candidate on the constitution party.

“After careful consideration of all filings and oral argument by the parties, the Court is of the opinion that the writ shall be, and it hereby is, denied. The West Virginia Secretary of State is ordered to take whatever measures are necessary to ensure that Donald L. Blankenship does not appear on the 2018 General Election Ballot for the Office of United States Senator for the State of West Virginia.”

Justice Allen H. Loughry suspended and therefore not participating. Justice Paul T. Farrell sitting by temporary assignment. Justice Alan D. Moats and Justice Darrell Pratt sitting by temporary assignment.

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