GOP Senator’s Son Launches Bid For West Virginia Gov

The Hill reports:

Moore Capito, the son of Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), announced his candidacy Tuesday to become governor of West Virginia, running as a Republican to lead the same state his mother represents in the Senate.

Moore Capito, 40, is currently serving in the West Virginia House of Delegates and launched his gubernatorial bid shortly after winning another two years with the body in this year’s midterms.

His grandfather Arch Moore — the father of Shelley Moore Capito — represented West Virginia for six terms in the U.S. House and then served three terms as the state’s governor.

Read the full article. Moore Capito’s cousin, who is the current state treasurer and Sen. Capito’s nephew, has announced his own bid for the US House. Term-limited current West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has said he may challenge Sen. Joe Manchin in 2024.