GOP Senator’s Son Announces Run As WV Governor

  • Republican West Virginia House Del. Moore Capito announced his candidacy for governor on Tuesday.
  • Moore Capito is the son of Republican West Virginia Sen. Shelly Moore Capito and her husband, Charles Capito. If elected, Moore will follow in the footsteps of his late grandfather, former Republican West Virginia Gov. Arch Moore Jr.
  • The candidate made his initial announcement on a local radio show based in Charleston before sharing his plans with Fox News.