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  • Check Out Our January Newsletter!

    Click the link below to learn more about what the WVGOP did in January!

  • West Virginia Republican Party Endorses Donald J. Trump for President in 2024

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:January 27, 2024Contact: kyle@wvgop.org Charleston, WV — Today, the West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee adopted a resolution to officially endorse former President Donald Trump for President of the […]

  • WVGOP HD 36 Vacancy Info

    The West Virginia Republican Party is accepting applications to fill a vacancy in District 36 of the West Virginia House of Delegates. To apply, please confirm eligibility, complete the linked form, and […]

  • WVGOP HD 48 Vacancy Info

    The West Virginia Republican Party is accepting applications to fill a vacancy in District 48 of the West Virginia House of Delegates. To apply, please confirm eligibility, complete the linked form, and […]

  • WVGOP HD 55 Vacancy Info

    The West Virginia Republican Party is accepting applications to fill a vacancy in District 55 of the West Virginia House of Delegates. To apply, please confirm eligibility, complete the linked form, and […]

  • WVGOP Chairwoman Statement on Federal Court Ruling Dismissing Challenge to Trump’s Candidacy in West Virginia

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:December 22, 2023Contact: info@wvgop.org Charleston, WV — West Virginia Republican Party (WVGOP) Chairwoman Elgine McArdle issued the following statement following yesterday’s ruling in the United States District Court for […]

  • Check Out Our November Newsletter!

    Click the link below to learn more about what the WVGOP did in November!

  • Host an Event!

    Sign up to host an event to benefit the WVGOP! Whether it be a social gathering, voter registration drive, fundraiser, or debate watch party, the WVGOP wants to help make […]

  • WVGOP Beckley Fundraiser

  • WVGOP Launches Veterans and Military Families Coalition

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 12, 2023Contact: info@wvgop.org Charleston, WV — The West Virginia Republican Party announced the launch of a new “WVGOP Veterans and Military Families Coalition” over Veterans Day […]

  • TAKE THE TIME TO HONOR OUR VETERANS 

    In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11th as the first commemoration of Armistice Day, proclaiming, “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride […]

  • West Virginia Republican Party Statement on Manchin Retirement 

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 9, 2023Contact: Kyle Saunderskyle@wvgop.org Charleston, WV — West Virginia Republican Party (WVGOP) Chairwoman Elgine McArdle released the following statement on Thursday, following the announcement that Senator […]

  • Check Out Our October Newsletter!

    Click the link below to learn more about what the WVGOP did in October!

  • WVGOP Chair Statement on Former Democrat Leader Switching Parties to Run for Secretary of State

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:October 12, 2023Contact: info@wvgop.org Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia Republican Party (WVGOP) Chairwoman Elgine McArdle issued the following statement on former House Democrat Leader Doug Skaff switching his voter registration […]

  • WVGOP HD 15 Vacancy Application Info

    The West Virginia Republican Party is accepting applications to fill a vacancy in District 15 of the West Virginia House of Delegates. To apply, please confirm eligibility, complete the linked form, and […]

  • Statement Condemning Heinous Terrorist Attacks in Israel

    “Over the past 24 hours, Iranian-backed Hamas terrorists began executing a deliberate and barbaric attack on Israeli civilians and soldiers — firing thousands of rockets and murdering innocents in their […]

  • WVGOP HD 6 Vacancy Info

    The West Virginia Republican Party is accepting applications to fill a vacancy in District 6 of the West Virginia House of Delegates. To apply, please confirm eligibility, complete the linked form, and […]

  • Check Out Our September Newsletter!

    Click the link below to learn more about what the WVGOP did in September!

  • West Virginia Republican Party Statement on Court Battle Over West Virginia Ballot Access for President Trump

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Kyle Saunderskyle@wvgop.org Charleston, WV — On September 7, 2023, John Anthony Castro, of Mansfield, Texas, filed a suit in the United States District Court for the Southern […]

  • WVGOP Martinsburg Fundraiser

  • WVGOP Wheeling Fundraiser

  • West Virginia Republicans Celebrate Flipping Another County Red

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:September 8, 2023 Wayne, W.Va. – Wayne County has officially “flipped red,” with registered Republicans outnumbering registered Democrats for the first time ever. “These are historic times in Wayne County! The […]

  • Check Out Our August Newsletter!

    Click the link below to learn more about what the WVGOP did in August!

  • WVGOP HD 46 Vacancy Info

    The West Virginia Republican Party is accepting applications to fill a vacancy in District 46 of the West Virginia House of Delegates. To apply, please confirm eligibility, complete the linked form, and […]

  • WVGOP Chair on Democrats Fleeing Their Party

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:August 14, 2023Contact: info@wvgop.org Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia Republican Party (WVGOP) Chairwoman Elgine McArdle issued the following statement on Democrats fleeing their party. “The West Virginia Republican Party is […]

  • 2023 Summer Meeting

    The WVGOP 2023 Summer Meeting will be held August 26 at 1:00PM at the Summersville Arena and Conference Center. Registration for guests is required. Register at the link HERE.

  • WVGOP Chair on Democrat Election Interference

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:August 1, 2023Contact: info@wvgop.org Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia Republican Party (WVGOP) Chairwoman Elgine McArdle issued the following statement, denouncing Democrat prosecutorial misconduct and the further targeting of their chief […]

  • West Virginia Republican Party Names Executive Director

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:July 17, 2023Contact: info@wvgop.org Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia Republican Party (WVGOP) Chairwoman Elgine McArdle issued the following statement, announcing Kyle Saunders as the Executive Director of the WVGOP.  “The […]

  • Republicans: File to Run for Office!

    Republicans desiring to run for office in West Virginia can reach out to the WVGOP for assistance. Those seeking county office should file with their county clerk, and those seeking […]

  • Democrat Cody Thompson Should Resign

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 16, 2022 Contact: John Findlay, jfindlay@wvgop.org Democrat Delegate Launches Racist Attacks on Opponent Charleston, WV- Last night, Delegate Cody Thompson (D-Randolph) took to Twitter to launch a barrage of […]

  • National Voter Registration Month

  • Chairman’s Report 21 – What the Republican Party Does

    Political parties, just like church choirs or high school football team booster clubs, are associations of like-minded citizens. Such associations have been found everywhere on the globe throughout all human […]

  • Erroneous Endorsement in Congressional Primary

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 2, 2022 Contact: John Findlay, jfindlay@wvgop.org Error in Dominion Post Story on April 30 Charleston, WV- On April 30th, the Dominion Post released an article entitled A look at Congressional […]

  • Chairman’s Report 20 – Electing Conservatives

    As we approach the primary elections on May 10, many people ask who to vote for. West Virginia, once a deep blue Democratic state, has become a deep red Republican […]

  • WVGOP 2022 Summer Meeting Lunch with Congresswoman Carol Miller

    The WVGOP 2022 Summer Meeting Lunch is at 11:30AM on July 30th at the Charleston Marriott Town Center. The speaker is Congresswoman Carol Miller. Purchase your tickets HERE.

  • WVGOP 2022 Summer Meeting on July 30th

    The WVGOP 2022 Summer Meeting will be held at 1:00PM at the Charleston Marriott Town Center. Registration for guest is required. Register at the link HERE.  

  • Chairman’s Report 19 – Anti-Racism Bill

    The Anti-Racism bill which recently passed the WV Senate and is currently being considered by the WV House of Delegates has generated some opposition. On 6 March 2022, Christopher Kinsler, […]

  • Joe Biden Should Use the State of the Union to Resign

    WVGOP: Joe Biden Should Use the State of the Union to Resign Charleston, WV- In anticipation of President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address the West Virginia Republican Party […]

  • Chairman’s Report 18 – Protecting our Republic

    Left wing news has been accusing Republicans of threatening American democracy. By drumming these falsehoods into the heads of the American people, liberals convince themselves, and hope to convince others, […]

  • Record Number of WVGOP Legislative Candidates File for Office

    Record Number of WVGOP Legislative Candidates File for Office Charleston, WV- A record number of Republican legislative candidates filed for office at the deadline this past Saturday. As of Monday morning, […]

  • Chairman’s Report 17 – 2021 Annual Report

    Fellow West Virginia Republicans, 2021 was a year of great success in the party. We have made tremendous strides and will continue moving forward: The WV GOP set a new […]

  • File to Run for Office by 29 January!

    Anyone who wants to run for office in West Virginia needs to file soon! Those seeking county office should file with their county clerk, and those seeking state office should […]

  • Chairman’s Report 16 – The China Menace

    Zhongguo, the Chinese name for China, means “middle kingdom.” For millennia, China was the largest and most powerful nation in East Asia. Surrounding states would visit the Chinese emperor, the […]

  • Chairman’s Report 15 – Giving Thanks for Religious Freedom

    The Bill of Rights, Article 1 “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, or abridging the freedom of speech, or of […]

  • WVGOP Statement on Proposed Prevailing Wage Re-imposition

    WVGOP Statement On Proposed Prevailing Wage Re-imposition Charleston, WV- Below is the West Virginia Republican Party’s statement on the Republican Labor Caucus push for the re-imposition of the state’s prevailing […]

  • Chairman’s Report 14 – Veteran’s Day

    In 1998, I was a young major commanding the US Army health clinic in Schweinfurt, Germany. It was the middle of a morning of patient care, and I was a […]

  • Chairman’s Report 13 – Was 6 January 2021 an Insurrection?

    Americans are told that the right-wing demonstration and riot on 6 Jan 2021 was an insurrection. Was it? Merriam-Webster defines an insurrection as “a usually violent attempt to take control […]

  • WV Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt new Chair for “Right Leaders Network”

    RSLC Launches “Right Leaders Network” to Enhance Efforts to Grow Future of the Republican Party. West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt named Chair. RSLC states, “The enhanced structure the […]

  • Chairman’s Report 12 – How to Get Involved in the West Virginia Republican Party

    I often receive emails, calls, or in person inquiries from people who want to get involved in the WV GOP. Many of those who ask need to stay home or […]

  • WVGOP Immigration Resolution

    Whereas, The West Virginia Republican Party recognizes that the United States of America is a beacon of hope for millions across the globe in search of liberty and that immigration […]

  • WVGOP State Lincoln Dinner with Jim Jordan

    You are cordially invited to the West Virginia Republican Party State Lincoln Day Dinner featuring Congressman Jim Jordan on Thursday October 28. The event is sure to sell out quickly […]

  • Chairman’s Report 11 – 911 Remembrance

    “But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all men generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.” On 11 […]

  • Call to Action – Stop the Infrastructure Bill!

    The Democrats are continuing to push the deceptive, unaffordable, and unnecessary “infrastructure bill,” all $3.5 trillion of it, through Congress. Contact Joe Machin now to oppose it: Government Track – […]

  • Resolutions Passed at the 2021 Summer Meeting

    Resolution Recognizing Melody Potter’s Service WHEREAS, Melody Potter served as the first Woman Chair of the West Virginia Republican Party beginning in 2018; and WHEREAS, she was elected and served […]

  • Resolution on America Energy Dominance

    WHEREAS, America energy dominance is of vital importance, both as an economic and national security issue. Prosperity and progress for our country and all Americans relies on clean, secure, affordable, […]

  • Resolution Recognizing Melody Potter’s Service

    WHEREAS, Melody Potter served as the first Woman Chair of the West Virginia Republican Party beginning in 2018; and WHEREAS, she was elected and served as the West Virginia Republican National Committee […]

  • Resolution on Critical Race Theory

    WHEREAS, Racism is evil and inconsistent with our nation’s founding precepts that all are created equal and each has unalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness; WHEREAS, The Declaration […]

  • A Resolution on Withdrawing Americans from Afghanistan

    Expressing disapproval and disappointment in the failure of President Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. and Democratic Party leadership to execute an orderly and peaceful withdrawal of United States armed forces from […]

  • Chairman’s Report 10 – Afghanistan

    Few of us who lived on 11 September 2001 will never forget that day. We gazed in disbelief at video footage of airliners flying into the World Trade Center and […]

  • WVGOP Statement On Charleston Anti-Religious Liberty Bill

    WVGOP Statement On Anti-Religious Liberty Bill Poorly-Written “Conversion Therapy” Ban Threatens Religious Liberty and Doctor-Patient Relationship Charleston, WV- Tonight, the Democrat-controlled City of Charleston will be voting on a city bill […]

  • Chairman’s Report 9 – Save Girls Sports

    On 21 July, Judge Joseph Goodwin, of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, granted a preliminary injunction against West Virginia’s Save Girls Sports Act, […]

  • WVGOP Statement on Dem $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan

    WVGOP Re: Dem $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan Senator Joe Manchin Needs to Vote w/ Senator Capito NOT Socialist Bernie Sanders and Kill This Bill! Charleston, WV- Today, the Democrats in DC […]

  • Statement Regarding Delegate Joe Jeffries

    July 9, 2021 WVGOP Statement on Delegate Joe Jeffries Charleston, WV- Below is the West Virginia Republican Party’s statement on Delegate Joe Jeffries’s latest social media controversy: Last night West […]

  • Chairman’s Report – Critical Race Theory

    America is more divided over race than it has been since the Civil War.  Our nation has leapt forward in racial equality since Union fought Confederate. Slavery is gone. Americans […]

  • Chairman’s Report – Election Integrity

    On 27 May I had the privilege of joining Kandice Nuzum and the Marion County Republicans for a talk given by the WV Secretary of State Mac Warner on election […]

  • WVGOP Statement on Manchin’s S1 Vote

    June 22, 2021 Contact: John Findlay, jfindlay@wvgop.org WVGOP Statement on Manchin’s Profile in Cowardice Manchin Vote for Senate Version of HR1 Shows He is On Board With the Schumer-Pelosi Agenda Charleston, WV- Below […]

  • Chairman’s Report – Memorial Day

    In the spring of 2004, the Chaplain approached me one morning in the Task Force First Armored Division Headquarters at the Baghdad International Airport. We were approaching the end of […]

  • Chairman’s Report – Infrastructure

    In March 2021, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its annual report on infrastructure in the United States. The report gave the US an overall grade of C-, […]

  • Chairman’s Report – 2021 Legislative Session

    The West Virginia Republican Party has many goals, one of which is to elect the best possible conservative candidates to our local, state, and federal governments. Electing Republican candidates, however, […]

  • Call to Action

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  • WVGOP Statement on Jill Biden’s Visit

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11, 2021 Contact: John Findlay, jfindlay@wvgop.org Statement on Jill Biden’s Visit to West Virginia WVGOP Urges Jill Biden to Help Stop President’s Job-Killing Policies Charleston, WV – The West […]

  • Call to Action

    Whenever you are having a public event in your area, or if a state or federal dignitary has an event in your area, complete the online event form on the […]

  • WVGOP Protest Gayle Manchin’s Swearing-In of $160K+ Biden Job

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2021 Contact: John Findlay, jfindlay@wvgop.org WVGOP Protest Gayle Manchin’s Swearing-In of $160K+ Biden Job Demand Manchin Forgo Her Salary Charleston, WV- Today the West Virginia Republican Party protested […]

  • Chairman’s Report – Immigration

    America is the greatest country on earth, and many of us thank God every day that He placed us here. Tens of thousands of people across the globe share this […]

  • Call to Action

    Contact Senator Joe Manchin and ask him to support the Senate filibuster and oppose Biden’s and Pelosi’s attacks on West Virginia values and voters.

  • Chairman’s Report – New Beginnings

    Fellow Republicans, Spring is finally here, with winter’s ice and snow fleeing before sunshine and flower blossoms. Winter grains will ripen soon, as males and females from bison to swine […]

  • President Donald J. Trump’s CPAC Speech – Must Fight for America First Priorities

    Charleston, W.V. – Roman Stauffer, Acting Chairman of the West Virginia Republican Party (WVGOP), issued the following statement after former President Donald J. Trump’s speech at the Conservative Political Action […]

  • Attorney General Morrisey: Defending West Virginia Against Biden Overreach

    CHARLESTON – Our nation should generally hope for the success of its leaders – not for the individual’s sake, but for the good of the country – and to that […]

  • Capito Announces West Virginia’s Eligibility for More Than $9.7 Million Through Homeland Security Grant Programs

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced West Virginia’s allocations under the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) […]

  • The Republican Party Is Now the Largest Political Party in West Virginia

    Charleston, W.V. – More West Virginians are registered Republican than any other political party, according to the latest voter registration numbers from Secretary of State Mac Warner’s office released by […]

  • Governor Jim Justice Outlines Bold Proposals, Achievements, and COVID in State of the State Address

    Charleston, W.V. – West Virginia Republican Party Acting Chairman Roman Stauffer released the following statement on Governor Jim Justice’s State of the State Address this evening. “Tonight, Governor Jim Justice […]

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