April 17th, 2023
Former County Commissioner, Former WV State Delegate and Small Business Owner announces run for West Virginia Secretary of State
Martinsburg, W.Va. — Former Morgan County Commissioner, Former WV State Delegate (Berkeley/Morgan), multi-business owner, and pharmacist Ken Reed, announced that he will seeking the nomination of the Republican Party as a candidate for WV Secretary of State in 2024.
Commissioner Reed, R-Morgan was elected to the Morgan County Commission in November of 2016, and then in 2020 was elected to the Berkeley/Morgan 59th Delegate district.
“It has been a great honor and privilege to serve as a County Commissioner and State Delegate. I am very optimistic about the future of West Virginia and would like to focus on continuing the efforts of our current Secretary of State Mac Warner in making our government run as efficiently and smoothly as possible.”
Reed graduated from Brooke High School in 1986 and attended the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy, obtaining his degree and starting his career as a pharmacist in 1992. He met his wife, Tally in pharmacy school and married in 1993. They have four children. Reed began his career working as a chain pharmacist then went on to build his own small chain of pharmacies in and around the Eastern Panhandle.
Reed and his wife currently own and operate the Canary Grill in Berkeley Springs and Reeds’ Pharmacies located in Martinsburg; Hedgesville; Berkeley Springs; Hancock, Maryland; and Berryville, Virginia.
“I look forward to using my experience as a business builder, county commissioner, and WV State Delegate to keep West Virginia moving in the right direction.”