Mountain State Views

Ryan Frankenberry talks growing the Democratic Party in West Virginia

August 26, 2022 Steven Allen Adams
Mountain State Views
Ryan Frankenberry talks growing the Democratic Party in West Virginia
Show Notes

On episode 013 of Mountain State Views, host Steven Allen Adams talks with Ryan Frankenberry, the new executive director of the West Virginia Democratic Party. The two talk his role and mission in growing the Democratic Party in a state that's now red, where he sees the Legislature after the 2022 elections, and preparations for elections in 2024 when everything is on the ballot, including president.

Ryan Frankenberry is the newly appointed executive director of the West Virginia Democratic Party. He previously served as executive director of the West Virginia Working Families Party, a grassroots advocacy organization. He has also served as political director for the West Virginia chapter of the American Federation of Teachers, an analyst for the House of Delegates, and worked on the campaigns for President Barack Obama in 2008, former House Speaker Rick Thompson’s Democratic primary campaign for Governor, and former Democratic Congressman Nick Rahall.