Rep. David McKinley (R-Wheeling) indicating he was considering challenging Sen. Joe Manchin (D) came as a surprise a couple of weeks ago, but his final decision did not. Yesterday, Rep. McKinley announced that he will not make a statewide run next year. Already in the Republican primary is Rep. Evan Jenkins (R-Huntington), and he is expected to draw a major challenge from two-term Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.
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