MORGANTOWN, WV -- David B. McKinley, Congressman for the First District of West Virginia made an announcement Tuesday.

MORGANTOWN, WV -- David B. McKinley, Congressman for the First District of West Virginia made the following statement:

"In making a decision about my plans for 2018, the question 'Where can I be most effective?' has been front and center. Given the seniority and influence I've earned in the House of Representatives, I've concluded that serving in the House would be most effective for the people of West Virginia. As such, I will run for re-election to the House in 2018. Our work is not done, and I look forward to the honor of representing the people of the First District."