Christopher Rose for West Virginia Senate district 2 has been endorsed by the national veterans group Veterans for America First also known as Veterans for Trump. Chris Rose was with the 2015-16 Trump Campaign , The Tea Party movement and Stop the Steal.
Chris Rose is a fourth-generation coal miner who was born and raised in the southern coalfields of Appalachia. Chris grew up in McDowell County, West Virginia, and, along with his family, lived through and witnessed the economic damage and decline from decades of governmental overreach and regulations that hurt the coal industry. Chris and his family decided to stay and fight for West Virginia and its coal and gas industries, and that is a fight that he continues today.
Chris Rose is challenging incumbent Mike Maroney who has a low conservative rating on his voting history:
Senate Bill #10 (2023) – Maroney voted against campus carry
HB 2882 “Form Energy” (2023) – Maroney voted in favor of giving over $300 million of WV tax dollars to Form Energy to subsidize the development of a solar battery business in Weirton, WV.
SB 576 (2022) — Maroney voted against protecting employees from vaccination requirements
HB 3310 (2021) — Maroney voted to enrich the solar energy industry through “power purchase agreements”
HB3293 (2021) – Maroney voted to allow men to play women’s sports and shower in women’s locker rooms.
SB 583 (2020) – Maroney voted to increase energy costs by subsidizing solar energy.