Hammer, Redding take judicial seats; Kump defeats Reed in 59th

Two winners have been announced in judges races for two seats on the bench in the 23rd judicial circuit, which includes Morgan, Berkeley and Jefferson counties. David Hammer of Shepherdstown defeated Judge Debra McLaughlin of Berkeley Springs in the David Hammer Division 2 race. Hammer pulled in 12,408 votes over McLaughlin’s 10,192 during voting the . . .