As West Virginia wraps up early voting and approaches its May 13 primary:
- Besides the previously noted planned visits by Hillary Clinton and John McCain, The Charleston Gazette also suggests an imminent Barack Obama appearance.
- The Associated Press' Tom Breen previews the Democratic primary match-up between Gov. Joe Manchin and Delegate Mel Kessler of Raleigh County.
- The Mountain Party, the only third party with ballot status in the state, has announced endorsements and delegates to the national convention of its affiliated Green Party, The Gazette reports.
- (Update) The Charleston Daily Mail scrutinizes e-mails to and from Supreme Court candidate Bob Bastress, a West Virginia University law professor.
- (Update) WSAZ-TV reports on a poll showing Manchin with 63%, Kessler with 20% and 17% undecided among likely primary voters.