West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice Files Senate Candidacy Paperwork – KESQ

By Shania Shelton, David Wright and Manu Raju, CNN

Republican Gov. Jim Justice of West Virginia is running Thursday to run for the US Senate, posing a potential challenge against Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, one of the most vulnerable incumbents in 2024.

Justice, a former Democrat, switched political parties in 2017 and made the announcement at a rally alongside then-President Donald Trump. He has also switched parties in the past. He was previously an independent and a Republican until 2015, when he ran for governor as a Democrat.

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