MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The wives of two elected officials filed this week to run for a magistrate's position, while a longtime lawyer plans to challenge the county's current prosecutor and a local delegate has filed paperwork to run for governor.
JoAnn B. Overington, wife of Del. John Overington, filed to run for one of the five open magistrate slots, as did Mary Christine Teufel, wife of Berkeley County Commission President Steve Teufel. Both women filed to run as Republicans.
John Overington, R-Berkeley, has filed to run for re-election. Steve Teufel, a Republican, has served one year of a six-year term.