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Ex-Massey CEO Asks W.Va. High Court To Put Him On Ballot

Law360 (August 10, 2018, 8:30 PM EDT) -- Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship, who was convicted in 2016 of conspiring to violate mine safety standards before a deadly explosion, asked West Virginia’s highest court on Thursday to put him on the ballot as a third-party candidate for U.S. Senate this fall.

Blankenship filed a petition for writ of mandamus at the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia challenging West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner’s recent decision to deny his application to appear on the ballot in the November general election as...
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