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America First Candidate Riley Moore Wins West Virginia Republican House Primary

'America first means putting AMERICANS FIRST!'

America First Candidate Riley Moore Wins West Virginia Republican House Primary

America First candidate Riley Moore has won the West Virginia Republican House primary.

Moore should now easily head to Congress after the November general election, as the district is considered safely Republican.

While celebrating his win, Moore posted to X, "America first means putting AMERICANS FIRST!"

"I’m grateful for the trust West Virginians have placed in me, I won’t let you down," Moore added.

Rep. Alex Mooney vacated the seat to run for Rep. Joe Manchin's spot in the Senate. He was defeated in that race by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice.

Moore's closest competition was the former Air Force Brig. Gen. Chris "Mookie" Walker — who trailed the treasurer by 25 points when the Associated Press called the race.

The now-congressional candidate was first elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 2016 and was elected to serve as state treasurer in 2020.

Fox News reports:

Moore spent his time in office as a staunch opponent of "woke" environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing standards, which critics say allocate investment funds based on political agendas, such as combating climate change. And he ran as a proponent of America First policies.

He was also an early supporter of former President Trump's current bid for the White House, endorsing him in February 2023.

Moore will now face long-shot Democrat candidate and Navy veteran Steven Wendelin in the November election.

Moore appeared on Timcast IRL the day before he secured the nomination.

You can watch the full episode here:

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