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WV Record Number of Black Candidates

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WV Record Number of Black Candidates

“You can pray until you faint, but unless you get up and try to do something, God is not going to put it in your lap.” ~ Fannie Lou Hamer

Tomorrow, May 10th, is West Virginia’s primary election, with polls open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

There are some significant changes because of redistricting, but a record number of Black candidates are running across the state too!

Meet some of the notable candidates in this video produced by the WV Democratic Black Caucus

2022 Black Candidates from WVDC

BBG will look at the primary winning candidates in our Juneteeth issue. We invite you to send us your opinion pieces and story ideas before May 15th.

As we wait for the primary results, BBG invites you to reflect on last year’s Washington Post article by Clyde McGrady on the power of Black voters in West Virginia.

Black Voters In WV are tired of being invisable (2021)

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