Mountain State Views

Del. Mike Pushkin Talks about Democratic Politics, the Legislature, and WV Priorities

May 20, 2022 Steven Allen Adams
Mountain State Views
Del. Mike Pushkin Talks about Democratic Politics, the Legislature, and WV Priorities
Show Notes

On episode 003 of Mountain State Views, host Steven Allen Adams talks about the May primary elections, and the need for flood mitigation in West Virginia. Later in the show, Steven interviews Del. Mike Pushkin about his desire to seek the chairmanship of the West Virginia Democratic Executive Committee, the need to grow the numbers of registered Democrats and Democratic candidates, the 2022 legislative session and some of the minority party's successes, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, and where the state's priorities should be.

Del. Mike Pushkin is a taxi cab driver and musician in Charleston, West Virginia. He represents the 37th District consisting of Charleston’s East End, West Side, and North Charleston. Del. Pushkin is running for re-election in the new 54th District against Republican John Luoni. He has served in the House since first elected in 2014. Del. Pushkin is vice chairman of the West Virginia Democratic Executive Committee, and with Chairwoman Belinda Biafore retiring at the end of her term, he is seeking the chairmanship of the state party.

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You can listen to Del. Pushkin on his show Sit ’n Spin, Wednesday’s from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on WTSQ LP 88.1 FM in Charleston, West Virginia, or available by livestream at WTSQ.org or the WTSQ app.