West Virginia gubernatorial election, 2008

The West Virginia gubernatorial election of 2008 will take place on November 4, 2008. Incumbent governor Joe Manchin III is the Democratic nominee, to be challenged by Republican nominee Russ Weeks and Mountain Party candidate Jesse Johnson.

Dates and deadlines [ [http://www.wvsos.com/elections/voters/calendarregister.htm 2008 Voter Calendars] from the West Virginia Secretary of State]

April 22 - Deadline to register for the Primary electionMay 13 - Primary election.October 14 - Deadline to register for the General election.November 4 - General election.

Candidates

Democratic Party

*Joe Manchin III - Incumbent Governor

Republican Party

*Russ Weeks - former State Senator

Mountain Party

*Jesse Johnson - 2004 candidate

Election Results

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party = Democratic Party (United States)
candidate = Joe Manchin III
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party = Republican Party (United States)
candidate = Russ Weeks
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Election box candidate with party link
party = Mountain Party
candidate = Jesse Johnson
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References

External links

* [http://www.wvsos.com/elections/ Elections] from the "West Virginia Secretary of State"
* [http://www.votesmart.org/election_governor_five_categories.php?state_id=WV West Virginia Governor candidates] at Project Vote Smart
* [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=247272 West Virginia Governor race] from "OurCampaigns.com"
* [http://www.2008racetracker.com/page/WV-Gov West Virginia Governor race] from "2008 Race Tracker"
* [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=WV=2008&f=G Campaign contributions] from "Follow the Money"
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*"Official candidate websites"
** [http://www.governormanchin.com/ Joe Manchin] , Incumbent Democratic nominee
** [http://www.russweeks2008.com/ Russ Weeks] , Republican nominee
** [http://www.jesse4wvgov.org/ Jesse Johnson] , Mountain Party nominee


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