West Virginia Elections
2014 West Virginia Senate Election  

Upcoming Primaries
Tuesday, September 9th, 2014



West Virginia

Electoral Votes:  
  Earl Ray Tomblin (D)

    The was held on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014.
    The was held on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014.
    The will be held on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014.
    The Senate seat currently held by Jay Rockefeller will be up for election in 2014. 
    The West Virginia gubernatorial seat is not up for election in 2014.
    West Virginia Secretary of State, Division of Elections
    Democratic Party of West Virginia
    Republican Party of West Virginia

   Election 2014 The West Virginia Senate seat to be contested is currently held by democrat Jay Rockefeller.
   2014 Election Jay Rockefeller was sworn in on January 15th, 1985 and is serving his fifth term in office.
   2014 Election Jay Rockefeller is eligible for re-election in 2014 but has announced that he will not run.

2014 West Virginia Democratic Primary Senatorial Candidates

Natalie Tennant

Secretary of State of West Virginia
Democratic Nominee      Tennant campaign website

Dennis Melton

Defeated Democratic Candidate     

David Wamsley

Psychologist and businessman
Defeated Democratic Candidate     

Sheirl Fletcher

Former Republican State Delegate
Withdrawn Democratic Candidate     
2014 West Virginia Republican Primary Senatorial Candidates

Shelley Moore Capito

U.S. Representative from West Virginia
Republican Nominee     Moore campaign website

Larry Butcher

Defeated Republican Candidate    

Matthew Dodrill

Defeated Republican Candidate    

Rick LeMasters

Retired Marine officer and state employee
Withdrawn Republican Candidate    

Pat McGeehan

Former Army Intelligence Officer and Member of WV House (Hancock County)
Withdrawn Republican Candidate    

Scott Regan

Arts Administrator and Minister
Withdrawn Republican Candidate    

Edwin Vanover

Former Bramwell Police Chief
Withdrawn Republican Candidate    
2014 West Virginia Third Party Senatorial Candidates

John Buckley

Declared Libertarian Candidate      Buckley campaign website

Phil Hudok

Businessman and media producer
Declared Constitution Party Candidate      Hudok campaign website

Zane Lawhorn

Optometrist and small businessman
Declared Independent Candidate      Lawhorn campaign website

Tami Stainfield

Computer Science and Political Studies expert
Declared Independent Candidate      Stainfield campaign website

Martin Staunton

Former TV anchor
Withdrawn Independent Candidate     


The inclusion, removal, candidacy status and political positions of all candidates will be periodically reviewed and updated until the 2014 midterm elections. Feedback, suggestions, comments and/or corrections should be directed to our editorial staff