West Virginia Rep. Evan Jenkins Running for Senate

Two-term West Virginia Rep. Evan Jenkins announced on Monday he’s running for Senate against Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin in 2018. 

The 3rd District Republican will likely face a primary, with Attorney General Patrick Morrisey also expected to join the GOP field soon. 

But Jenkins made his three-minute announcement video all about Manchin. It begins as a standard video with the candidate driving a red pick-up truck through the state, then cuts to 2010 campaign ad footage of Manchin projected onto the scenery. Jenkins cuts in to say, “But Joe changed when he got to Washington. West Virginia values? Not anymore.”  Read more.  

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