By NANCY PEYTON
MADISON – State Sen. Richard Ojeda, D-Logan, addressed constituent issues during a campaign stop Saturday in Boone County. The event took place at the Hacienda in Madison, where Ojeda heard concerns and questions from constituents in the area.
Ojeda is currently in the running for the Third Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., in the 2018 election. Ojeda announced his candidacy in May and has since been making stops at various locations and doing weekly Q&A videos on Facebook.
“I go on social media about every seven to 10 days and I do live videos,” Ojeda said. “I do these live videos so you all can ask me anything you want. I am the type of person that believes a politician should be accessible to everyone and should be accountable. If I cast a vote and you don’t agree with it, you can go on social media to ask about the vote and I will be upfront and honest with you.”
Ojeda just finished his first legislative session as a state