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GOP Delegate McCuskey to challenge W.Va. Dem Auditor Gainer

Republican state Del. JB McCuskey announced Tuesday that he will challenge Democratic Auditor Glen Gainer next year, a move that further fleshes out the GOP lineup for 2016 statewide races. McCuskey, a Charleston attorney, won his House of Delegates seat in 2012 and was re-elected last year. "The people of West Virginia deserve a smaller, more efficient government that is both transparent and accountable," McCuskey said during Tuesday's announcement at the state Capitol. Gainer, the long-time auditor, said he intends to seek re-election. Gainer first won the job in 1992 and was subsequently re-elected. His father preceded him in office from 1977 to 1993. Gainer badly lost...