Delegate Marty Gearheart was elected to represent West Virginia’s Third Congressional District at the Republican National Convention.
Twenty-eight of West Virginia’s 31 delegates to the Republican National Convention were elected in the West Virginia Presidential Primary on May 8. Nine of those elected represent the state’s three Congressional Districts. Nineteen are at-large delegates and three are automatically selected.
Gearheart is the only representative elected from Mercer County. The 2012 Republican National Convention will take place in Tampa Bay, Fla., from Aug. 27-30.
(as reported on bdtonline.com: http://bdtonline.com/columns/x234162353/Celebratory-events-slated-in-Kimball)