After his defeat in the West Virginia US Senate Republican primary on May 8th, former energy company CEO and convicted felon Don Blankenship is still attempting to thwart Republican nominee Patrick Morrisey’s run against Sen. Joe Manchin (D). Informed he cannot enter the general election as an Independent because he participated in one of the party primaries, Mr. Blankenship now says he will file a lawsuit challenging the Mountain State “sore loser law.” Many states have such a law, and many times they have been challenged…to no avail. The chances of Mr. Blankenship getting the West Virginia law overturned are slim.
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