Gainer announces congressional bid

West Virginia Auditor Glen Gainer this morning announced he will run for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives 1st District.

Gainer issued a release.

He is a five-term auditor elected in 1992, 19965, 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012.

The Democratic nominee in 2014 for would oppose the presumptive GOP nominee Rep. David McKinley, a Republican from Wheeling and a second-term congressman.