TV News LIES

Saturday, Dec 16th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Politics Democrat wins West Virginia governor’s race

Democrat wins West Virginia governor’s race

E-mail Print PDF

Earl Ray TomblinDemocrat Earl Ray Tomblin overcame weeks of Republican attack ads to win the West Virginia governor's race Tuesday, successfully distancing himself from the Obama administration and the president's health care plan.

Tomblin, who has been acting governor for the past year, will finish the final year of a term left vacant by Joe Manchin, a well-liked governor who stepped down after he won a U.S. Senate seat.

The race was fraught with negative ads from both sides and narrowed in the final weeks. The national parties spent millions of dollars on each campaign.

With 65 percent of precincts reporting, Tomblin had 50 percent of the vote compared with Maloney's 46 percent, according to unofficial results.

Tomblin, a veteran state lawmaker, fended off questions about his mother's greyhound-breeding business and efforts to tie him to Obama. Republicans were upset Tomblin didn't join a majority of other states who sued the administration over the health care plan.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Paul Manafort released from home confinement on strict conditions

Manafort hose arrest lifted under conditionsEmbattled ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had his strict house arrest order relaxed on Friday afternoon...

Trump Judicial Nominee Can’t Answer Basic Questions About The Law In Disastrous Hearing

Matthew Spencer Pterse: another idiot nominee for Federal judge One of President Donald Trump’s nominees to a lifetime seat on a U.S. district court struggled to...

Trump turning US into 'world champion of extreme inequality', UN envoy warns

Phillip Aston warns that Trump turning US to champion of inequalityThe United Nations monitor on poverty and human rights has issued a devastating report on the...

Trump daily intel updates structured to avoid upsetting him: report

Trump not fit to be presidentPresident Trump's daily intelligence updates are reportedly set up oftentimes in an effort not to displease him. The Washington...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!