GOpac,  the Gas and Oil Political Action Committee, wishes to inform all members of the Gas and Oil Association of West Virginia (GO-WV), that upon careful review, it is recommending  the following candidates to support in the upcoming November 8, 2022, West Virginia General Election. These candidates were chosen based in part, on their support of initiatives important to the oil and natural gas industry.

While you are encouraged to use this list as a guide, it is important that you research all candidates and find and support those that best represent your individual personal and business interests.  The most important thing is to get out and vote on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.

Questions can be addressed to Charlie Burd, treasurer of GOpac, at 304-344-9867.

2022 General Election Endorsements

State Senate:
Charles Clements Republican Wetzel District 2
Mike Azinger Republican Wood District 3
Eric J. Tarr Republican Putnam District 4
Mike Woelfel Democrat Cabell District 5
Mark R. Maynard Republican Wayne District 6
Mark Hunt Republican Kanawha District 8
Rollan Roberts Republican Raleigh District 9
Ben Queen Republican Harrison District 12
Mike Oliverio Republican Monongalia District 13
Charles S. Trump IV Republican Morgan District 15
Jason Barrett Republican Berkeley District 16
Tom Takubo Republican Kanawha District 17
House of Delegates:
Mark Zatezalo Republican Hancock District 2
Erikka Storch Republican Ohio District 4
Charlie Reynolds Republican Marshall District 6
David L. Kelly Republican Tyler District 8
Trenton Carl Barnhart Republican Pleasants District 9
Bill Anderson Republican Wood District 10
Bob Fehrenbacher Republican Wood District 11
Vernon Criss Republican Wood District 12
Scot Heckert Republican Wood District 13
Dave Foggin Republican Wood District 14
Riley Keaton Republican Roane District 15
Steve Westfall Republican Jackson District 16
Jonathan Adam Pinson Republican Mason District 17
Jim Butler Republican Mason District 18
Kathie Hess Crouse Republican Putnam District 19
Geoff Foster Republican Putnam District 20
Jarred Cannon Republican Putnam District 21
Evan Worrell Republican Cabell District 23
Matthew Rohrbach Republican Cabell District 26
Margitta Mazzocchi Republican Logan District 31
Jordan Bridges Republican Logan District 33
Mark Dean Republican Mingo District 34
Marty Gearheart Republican Mercer District 37
Joe C Ellington Jr Republican Mercer District 38
Roy G. Cooper Republican Summers District 40
Brandon Steele Republican Raleigh District 42
Christopher W. Toney Republican Raleigh District 43
Mike Honaker Republican Greenbrier District 46
Caleb L.  Hanna Republican Nicholas District 48
Austin Haynes Republican Fayette District 50
Tom Fast Republican Fayette District 51
Moore Capito Republican Kanawha District 55
Andrew G. Anderson Republican Kanawha District 56
Doug Skaff, Jr. Democrat Kanawha District 57
Andy Shamblin Republican Kanawha District 59
Dana Ferrell Republican Kanawha District 60
Warren Dean Jeffries Republican Kanawha District 61
Roger Hanshaw Republican Clay District 62
Lori Cowger Dittman Republican Braxton District 63
Adam Burkhammer Republican Lewis District 64
Carl “Robbie” Martin Republican Upshur District 65
William “Ty” Nestor Republican Randolph District 66
Chris Phillips Republican Barbour District 68
Laura Kimble Republican Harrison District 71
Clay Riley Republican Harrison District 72
Amy Summers Republican Taylor District 73
Mike DeVault Republican Marion District 74
Phil Mallow Republican Marion District 75
Joey Garcia Democrat Marion District 76
Joe Statler Republican Monongalia District 77
Geno Chiarelli Republican Monongalia District 78
Zach LeMaire Republican Monongalia District 79
Steven Harris Republican Monongalia District 81
Debbie Warner Republican Monongalia District 82
D. R. (Buck) Jennings Republican Preston District 84
John Paul Hott II Republican Grant District 85
Bryan C. Ward Republican Hardy District 86
Gary Howell Republican Mineral District 87
George Miller Republican Morgan District 90
Don Forsht Republican Berkeley District 91
Charles “Chuck” Horst Sr. Republican Berkeley District 95
Eric L. Householder Republican Berkeley District 96
John Hardy Republican Berkeley District 97
Paul Espinosa Republican Jefferson District 98
Wayne Clark Republican Jefferson District 99
William “Bill” Ridenour Republican Jefferson District 100