Jim justice won the democratic nomination- to run for West Virginia Governor. If we recall, he is a candidate in the 2016 election for Governor of West Virginia as a member of the Democratic Party.
Now that he wins the democratic nomination after defeating former U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler, we must say it is the good news indeed.
Unofficial returns reports that Jim justice won the nomination with the vote about 51%. While Booth Goodwin got about 27% and Jeff Kessler got about 23%.
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For your information, this American coal and agriculture business person is set to face Republican state Senate President Bill Cole in the month of November.
65 years old Jim, who claims his candidacy does not aim for any personal gain, status, ego or money speaks at the Greenbrier resort.
He said, “Now we’ve got a mission,” he told a cheering crowd. “Now we’ve got a real direction. We’ve got a mountain to climb. But we’re going to climb it. We’re going to go absolutely over it like an avalanche coming down the other side.”
To be clear, he has criticized higher taxes and significant budget cuts at the time of the campaign.
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Thank you West Virginia! pic.twitter.com/DOfEhJ8DZN
— Jim Justice (@Justiceforwv) May 11, 2016