WVU professor announces candidacy for Congress

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV) -- Another candidate is seeking the Democratic nomination for the First Congressional District of West Virginia.

Reports say Kendra Fershee, who is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and a Professor of Law at the West Virginia University College of Law, is challenging former Orrick CEO Ralph Baxter for the nomination.

The winner is expected to face off against Republican Congressman David McKinley in the May 2018 primary.