Author Event – Howard Koonce: Stories from the Ballot Box: History and Reflections from Jefferson County
October 16, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Did you know West Virginia was the first state to seat an African American woman in its state legislature? Which presidential candidate was billed as having the largest political rally in Jefferson County history? Are you aware West Virginia’s former Commissioner of Agriculture held the position longer than any other person in the history of the country?
Answers to these questions and much more can be found in Stories from the Ballot Box, the first examination of 21st Century elections in Jefferson County, the new book by Howard Koonce, who will be in-store to sign your books.