Republican Party Candidate​

John Quincy Adams

Bio Highlights


  • Grew up in Hernshaw, WV, the son of a coal miner
  • Graduated from East Bank High School, WV Tech, and the University of Charleston
  • Married with 2 great children
  • Served 21 years in the Army and Army Reserves, retiring as a First Sergeant (E-8)
  • Combat veteran with service in Iraq and recipient of the Bronze Star
  • Twenty years of operations management experience




"Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost."

West Virginian.  Just like you.

Barry Holstein

Candidate for WV Secretary of State

My name is Barry Holstein, and I'm committed to working hard in the service of my fellow West Virginians.  As Secretary of State, I will aggressively investigate and seek to prosecute those who would corrupt our election process.  I invite you to check out my website to learn more about my positions and values.