Congressman Mooney wins Second District primary

CLARKSBURG, W. Va.–Congressman Alex Mooney won the Republican primary for the Second Congressional District  defeating Congressman David McKinley.

West Virginia lost a U.S. House of Representative seat after the state lost population in the 2020 Census.

The lines were redrawn pitting the two congressmen against each other in an incumbent vs. incumbent election.

Mooney won Harrison County 45.44 percent to McKinley’s 44.23 percent.

Mooney will have a Democratic challenger in the fall.