Now it’s your turn, mountaineers.
U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, who’s seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, today became the first candidate to start airing campaign ads specifically aimed at West Virginia, according to West Virginia MetroNews.
The state’s primary is set for May 13.
According to the Associated Press, the recent Pennsylvania primary was a cash windfall to the state’s TV stations. Obama spent about $11 million on television commercials, while his main opponent, U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, spent about $5 million.