Motto: Montani Semper Liberi (Mountaineers Are Always Free)

West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region in the southern United States and is also considered to be a part of the Mid-Atlantic states. It is bordered by Pennsylvania to the north, Maryland to the east and northeast, Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest and Ohio to the northwest. West Virginia is the 41st largest state by area, and is ranked 38th in population. The capital and largest city is Charleston.

Measures of Freedom

Freedom in the 50 States 2015-2016 | West Virginia | Cato Institute
2014: Overall rank: 39, fiscal policy rank: 31, regulatory policy rank: 42, personal freedom rank: 22, economic freedom rank: 36
LP State-by-State Membership Numbers, Libertarian Party News, Apr 2006
31 Dec 2005: Number of Members: 64

Articles

Clark For President: A Report on the 1980 Libertarian Presidential Campaign, by Ed Crane (Communications Director), Chris Hocker (National Coordinator), Dec 1980
Post-mortem analysis of the Clark campaign, focusing on what the authors consider were the ten most important aspects, and in terms of what was learned that could be useful to later campaigns
"The campaign was involved in legal action affecting presidential ballot status in only two states ... The West Virginia action had to do with six or seven particularly onerous restrictions on ballot access, the majority of which were actually upheld by the court. However, the court did overturn the requirement that signatures must be collected in each magisterial district, and only by residents within each magisterial district. This was sufficient to allow the Clark drive to succeed."

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "West Virginia" as of 31 Oct 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.