House of Delegates candidates respond to questions

MORGANTOWN — The candidates for the House of Delegates 5th District fielded questions from The Dominion Post Editorial Board.
Incumbent Democrat Dave Pethtel, of Hundred, faces Republican challenger Phillip Wiley, of New Martinsville.
Pethtel, a retired teacher who still substitutes, said, “I try to study issues on all sides. I talk with my constituents. That helps me to make a better informed decision.”
Wiley is a U.S. Army and West Virginia National Guard veteran who served in Vietnam and Desert Storm. He worked 38 years as a union pipefitter and earned an accounting degree.

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