DECISION 2008: West Virginia Primary Coverage

Welcome to's coverage of Decision 2008:
West Virginia Primary Election: Tuesday, May 13.

We will bring you the most complete coverage, with up-to-the-minute results, a live video feed, live chat, and continuous information updates.

POLL HOURS: 6:30am - 7:30pm


Click here for the latest election results and to see which races we're covering. The page is updated every 4 minutes as each county reports new results.

Tune in to MyZ all night for an election ticker. We'll start it when the first results come in and keep it up until the last results are reported -- even through commericals.

Four WSAZ reporters will be be sending in updates to via Twitter. Twitter is a service that posts text messages on a web page for all to see. Here's a breakdown of Twitterers
     + Bill Murray: Clinton headquarters at the Charleston Civic Center
     + Randy Yohe: Cabell County Courthouse
     + Kallie Cart: Democratic headquarters at the Charleston Marriott
     + Amanda Barren: Kanawha County Voters' Registration
Click here to read & follow their mobile blog messages.

We will offer a live chat about the West Virginia Primary. It will be moderated by WSAZ news director & author of The Pundit Blog Scott Saxton.

We will offer live election coverage from our newsroom and from across West Virginia. Starting at about 7:30pm, we'll stream live video from our Huntington newsroom camera -- and then switch it over to raw satellite & live truck feeds when there are developments in the primary. Michael Wooten and Tim Irr will provide live updates here throughout the night.

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Click here for all of our Decision 2008 political coverage leading up to today.

Watch for updates about the West Virginia Primary throughout the day & night on WSAZ NewsChannel 3 and MyZ TV. We'll have complete coverage of the race for President, as well as local & state races across West Virginia.

Bill Murray and photojournalist John Mulvaney will be set up at Senator Hillary Clinton's election night rally at the Charleston Civic Center.

Reporter Michael Wooten will be breaking down the county-by-county numbers in the presidential race, showing which candidate was the favorite in different parts of our region.

Reporter Amanda Barren and photojournalist Dave MacQueen will be stationed at Kanawha County Voters' Registration in Charleston.

Reporter Randy Yohe and photojournalist Jay Melvin will be covering Cabell County races at the county courthouse in Huntington.

Reporter Will Jones and photojournalist Adam Cunningham will be reporting about the West Virginia 2nd Congressional District race.

Reporter Dave Benton and photojournalist Jim Backus will be in Huntington covering the highly talked about mayor's race.

Reporter Kallie Cart and photojournalist Josh Stender are covering the statewide races, including governor, secretary of state, and the senate.

Reporter Laurabree Austin and photojournalist Chris Atkins will be in Charleston reporting on the West Virginia Supreme Court race.

Reporter/photojournalist Steve Eschleman will be in Putnam County, getting results and reaction on the big races there.

Some of the election team working behind the scenes to bring you results are assignment editor Phil Weber, media producer Kari Adkins, producer Mike Huff, producer Jeremy Edwards, producer Courtney Sisk, producer Kelly Bradley, producer Melanie Chapman, Ryan Lake, assignment manager Anna Baxter, news director Scott Saxton, and news operations manager Mike Waterhouse.

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