Candidates in West Virginia’s 2nd district race

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Seven Republicans and two Democrats are seeking their parties’ nominations in West Virginia’s 2nd congressional district race on May 13.

The candidates are:


Nick Casey

Age: 60

Hometown: Charleston

Occupation: attorney, accountant.

Political experience: chairman, West Virginia Democratic Party, 2004-10.

Education: Bachelor’s degree, University of Kentucky. Law degree, West Virginia University.

Endorsements: West Virginia Bankers’ Association, National Electrical Contractors Association, West Virginia Deputy Sheriffs’ Association, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, West Virginia AFL-CIO, West Virginia Education Association.


Meshea L. Poore

Age: 38

Hometown: Charleston

Occupation: Attorney.

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