MORGANTOWN – Halfway via her first time period in workplace, Monongalia County Republican Delegate Debbie Warner stated Friday she won’t search reelection in 2024.
She plans to go “all-in” on supporting the gubernatorial marketing campaign of her husband, Secretary of State Mac Warner, she stated in a launch issued by Mac Warner’s marketing campaign workforce.
Debbie Warner represents the 82nd District, overlaying the Cheat Lake space. She made her second run for the Home in 2022, successful a three-way GOP major with 53.85% of the vote; and received the overall in November with 51.26% of the vote. She ran unsuccessfully in 2018, when 5 Democrats swept Mon County’s then five-member 51st District. She didn’t run in 2020.
She has already been supporting Mac Warner’s marketing campaign. In Might, she was named chair of the newly fashioned Ladies for Warner coalition, aimed toward turning out the statewide feminine vote for Mac Warner.
Whereas not looking for reelection, she stated Friday she is going to keep “absolutely engaged” in her work as delegate via the rest of her time period, which expires Dec. 31, 2024, and contains another legislative session set to begin in January.
“I wish to give the Republican Social gathering and state management ample time to seek out high quality candidates to signify this district and to run for the seat in 2024,” she stated. “I’ve totally loved the expertise of serving within the Home of Delegates, and little doubt, that have will serve me effectively sooner or later. … I hope asserting my intentions early will encourage different conservative Republicans in my district to hunt election to my place.”
Warner stated she thinks her legislative expertise will likely be an asset to Mac and his relationships within the Legislature, ought to he be elected.
A current ballot executed for MetroNews put Mac Warner fourth among the many introduced gubernatorial candidates. Home Judiciary chair Moore Capito, son of Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, led with 32%; Legal professional Normal Patrick Morrisey adopted at 27%; auto supplier Chris Miller, son of Rep. Carol Miller, was third at 9%; Warner had 6%; 26% of respondents stated they had been undecided.
MetroNews stated the ballot included 402 interviews with registered voters throughout all 55 counties from August 16-26; the boldness degree was +/- 4.9 proportion factors.
The Warners have been married for 41 years and have 4 grownup youngsters. All 4 and each of their sons-in-law are at present serving or have served in the US navy. Debbie Warner is knowledgeable Realtor.
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