BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Republican Don Blankenship has scheduled another town hall-style meeting as the former coal company CEO who spent time in prison continues his campaign for the U.S. Senate.
Blankenship’s campaign says he will meet with voters on Thursday in Beckley at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center. The program will begin at 6 p.m.
Blankenship will give brief remarks and then answer questions from the audience.
The former Massey Energy executive drew more than 100 supporters who clapped heartily for him at a town hall-style event last week in Logan.
Most Read Nation & World Stories
- The little-noticed surge across the U.S.-Mexico border: Americans heading south VIEW
- Can 'Jeopardy!' whiz James Holzhauer be beat? The science of memory and recall, explained
- Morehouse College graduates’ student loans to be paid off by billionaire
- Trump's sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah hard
- Oregon college safety officer pleads guilty to killing woman
Blankenship served a one-year prison term on charges stemming from the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in decades. At last week’s campaign event, he tried to persuade a largely working-class audience that he identifies with them.