12 May 2008

Primary Election Eve in W.Va.

  • The Associated Press' Tom Breen previews the Obama-Clinton matchup in West Virginia, and the role former President Bill Clinton has played, heading into Tuesday.
  • Obama is set to return to the Mountain State with a Monday appearance in Charleston, while Clinton hits southern counties. Those with reports include AP, MetroNews and The Gazette. Charleston's morning paper also sets the state separately for Obama's stop.
  • AP also profiles the three Democrats seeking their party's nod to challenge U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-2nd.
  • The Register-Herald focuses on Delegate Mel Kessler, D-Raleigh, Gov. Joe Manchin's opponent in that party's gubernatorial primary.
  • MetroNews highlights the two Republicans vying to take on Democratic Attorney General Darrell McGraw.
  • With national attention turned to West Virginia, The Intelligencer of Wheeling reports that "Secretary of State Betty Ireland doesn’t want the state’s election process to be the focus."

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