For Immediate Release:
October 9, 2017
Contact: West Virginia Democratic Party, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com
Deadline Tomorrow to Submit Names to Fill Senate Seat Vacated By Ron Miller
Democrats have until noon tomorrow to submit
(Charleston, WV) — Tomorrow the 10th Senate District Democratic Executive Committee will meet to vote on three names to submit to Governor Justice to fill the vacancy of Democratic Senator Ron Miller.
As of today the committee has received five names and will consider any new submissions submitted by noon tomorrow.
Names submitted so far are as follows: Delegate Stephen Baldwin who was elected in 2016 to the House of Delegates, Matthew Detch who was the Democratic nominee for Congress in West Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District in 2016, Margaret Staggers who is a former Delegate, Cathey Sawyer of the Greenbrier Valley Theater, and Cindy Lavender-Bowe, owner and chief operating officer of Barnwood Living.
All interested applicants from Greenbrier, Fayette, and Summers counties can submit their resume and cover letter to Chair of the committee Gibbs Kinderman.
Submission via email is preferred at GibbsKinderman@gmail.com.
Monroe County currently has a sitting Senator, therefore, submissions from that county will not be accepted.
The committee will meet at 6 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday) October 10th at the Green Sulphur Springs District Volunteer Fire Department. The fire department is located at 63 River Road in Sandstone.