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For Students, By Students: West Virginia Candidate Town Hall

April 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Who should attend?
Geared toward student interests; Open to all.

This event is part of a student-led initiative to help students become more civically engaged. Join them to hear the questions that they have for the candidates as we move towards the WV primary election.

Event Update!

The students organizing the event have announced the names of the candidates who have confirmed that they will be attending:

(Reminder – All candidates in House Districts 97-100 and Senate District 16 were invited.  Some had prior conflicts or were otherwise unavailable.)

5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

  • S. Chris Anders (R) – House District 97 – Martinsburg
  • Pam Brush (R) – House District 97 – Martinsburg
  • Lucia Valentine (D) – House District 97 – Martinsburg
  • Maria Russo (D) – House District 100 – Shenandoah Junction


6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

  • John Doyle (D) – Senate District 16 – Shepherdstown
  • Paul Espinosa (R) – Senate District 16 – Charles Town


7:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

  • Joe Funkhouser (R) – House District 98 – Charles Town
  • Troy N. Miller (D) – House District 98 – Kearneysville
  • Wayne Clark (R) – House District 99 – Charles Town
  • Mike Allers Jr. (R) – House District 99 – Charles Town
  • Osmond Anderson (D) – House District 99 – Charles Town


Other candidates running (not expected at this event):  Patricia Rucker (R-16), Barbara Fuller (R-98), Daphne Andrews (R-99), Bill Ridenour (R-100)

Students: See this event and RSVP on Rampulse.

Community Members:  Please click here to RSVP via Eventbrite.

Join our students and meet candidates running for WV State Senate and WV House of Delegates.

All candidates from House of Delegates Districts 97, 98,99, and 100 and State Senate District 16 have been invited to participate.

This event is organized by Shepherd University Student Government Association and the Stubblefield Institute Civility Club.

Shepherd University Student Center

This event will be held in the Student Center, on the 3rd floor.  After 4 p.m., community members may park in the student or faculty parking lots on campus.  Enter the student center near the bookstore, between the two curved staircases.  Take the elevator from there to the 3rd floor.

Please remember to RSVP on Eventbrite so that the students know how many people to expect.


Student Center – Storer Ballroom
Storer Ballroom, 210 N King St
Shepherdstown, WV 25443 United States