Let’s see if I have this right. Manchin at first could have appointed Bryd’s successor but then the “rumble” was heard (I didn’t hear it but those with better hearing than I presumably did) that the “people” by heck wanted to VOTE on Bryd’s successor because by heck this is West Virginia, and by heck two years is way TOO LONG for an appointed person to serve and by heck the will of PEOPLE has to be followed. So out comes McGraw’s opinion that yes we must have an election. So the Legislature says OK. How much will this cost. Not much. Only about two to three million per special election.
Now, ten or was it twelve percent of the registered voters even showed up to vote !!
The PEOPLE has spoken. Well, NINETY PERCENT of them didn’t but what the heck, it only cost a couple of million.
Save us from ourselves and other things that go bump in the night!