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Bob Henry Baber Responds to Republican and Democratic Nominations

Posted by: Eric Mclaughlin Tuesday May 17th, 20011 “While I congratulate my opponents on their respective victories in the race for the Governorship, I cannot honestly say that the common people of West Virginia won anything other than another season of empty slogans and business-as-usual rhetoric, ‘more jobs and lower taxes’ blah, blah, blah,” Baber [...]

Mountain Party’s Baber files for governor’s race.

Posted by: The Charleston Gazette;Alison Knezevich Wednesday May 11th, 2011 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — About a decade ago, then-Democrat Bob Henry Baber thought his state party was becoming too much like the Republican Party. “That’s only continued,” he said. He joined the Mountain Party when it formed in 2000. On Wednesday, the 60-year-old Glenville resident filed [...]

Mountain Party chooses Baber for governor

WHEELING – The Mountain Party of West Virginia has selected Bob Henry Baber, the former mayor of Richwood, W.Va. in Nicholas County, as the party’s nominee for governor in 2011. Baber’s name will join those of the Democratic and Republican nominees on the ballot in the Oct. 4 special general election. The major parties will [...]

Lincoln students get a feel for politics at Forum

Posted by: Davin White Monday May 9th, 2011 HAMLIN, W.Va. — Soon-to-be graduates of Lincoln County High School got a taste of state politics Monday morning, as three candidates for governor met in the school auditorium and answered questions from four students. Democratic candidate John Perdue, the state’s treasurer, joined Republican candidate Ralph William Clark [...]

Former Richwood mayor lands Mountain Party nomination.

Posted by: Mannix Porterfield of Register-Herald Tuesday May 3rd, 20011 Bob Henry Baber, a former Richwood mayor and now an administrator at Glenville State College, is carrying the Mountain Party’s banner in this year’s special election for governor with a plan to push West Virginia’s economy into the 21st century. Baber landed the party’s nomination [...]

Mountain Party selects gubernatorial candidate.

Posted by: The Daily Mail Capitol Reporter; Jared Hunt Tuesday May 3rd, 2011 CHARLESTON, W.Va.–The Mountain Party has tapped former Richwood Mayor Bob Henry Baber to be its nominee in the Oct. 4 special gubernatorial election. The party unanimously nominated Baber, 60, following a convention Sunday in Sutton. Former Mountain Party gubernatorial candidate Jesse Johnson [...]

Baber Wins Mountain Party Nomination for State Governor

Posted by: The West Virginia Mountain Party Monday May 2nd, 20011 Bob Henry Baber won the Mountain Party nomination for West Virginia governor on Sunday by acclamation at its convention held Sunday afternoon in Sutton at the Town Square Cafe. The other party candidate, Jesse Johnson, withdrew his name from consideration and solidly endorsed Baber [...]

Excerpts from The Upper Big Branch Report

Posted by: Chair of the Governors Independent Investigation Panel May, 2011 “There’s too much blood smeared on West Virginia coal. This report is the proof of that tragic reality.” -Bob Henry Baber FOREWARD At approximately 3:02 p.m. on Easter Monday, April 5, 2010, a powerful explosion tore through the Upper Big Branch mine, owned by [...]