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Diana’s platform in the WV Legislature will include:


1. Protect Working Families

  • Support organized labor and all working people
  • Protect and grow our employer base
  • Strengthen our public education system as a cornerstone of our economic preparedness and our property values

2. Economic Opportunity

  • Support tax relief for Social Security recipients
  • Strengthen skilled trades training programs & partner with businesses to help WVians train for the skills they need
  • Work toward solutions to address the out migration of our people due to lack of economic opportunities
  • Attract diversified businesses to the northern panhandle

3. Fiduciary Responsibility

  • Implement up-to-date transparency and accountability metrics for tax revenue directed to Corporate Welfare
  • Ensure payroll tax revenue is captured for 1099 independent contractors from non-reciprocity states. Focus will be on the natural gas industry.
  • Explore new revenue sources for water being removed from our streams and rivers for hydraulic fracking
  • Enforce efficiency and honesty for how your tax dollars are spent

Diana does not accept contributions from corporate PACs or any organizational PACs associated with ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council).

Diana is the daughter of DoeDee Magnone and the late Guido Magnone. She has three adult children: Danielle Kovalik Haught (Jacob), Bobby Kovalik, and Tarin Kovalik. She is Nana to Cori Haught. She grew up in Weirton and lives there now with her dog, Nina.

Diana is a centrist Democrat. She has proven throughout her career that she has the collaboration skills that are the key to success in business and government. It is that expertise that will make her your most effective Delegate. She knows how to achieve goals in settings where people have polarized positions and competing priorities.

Diana graduated from Weir Senior High School, West Liberty University, and Wheeling Jesuit University. She holds a specialized Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Business Ethics. She is a member of the international Society for Business Ethics. Her ethical compass and creative problem-solving abilities are the core of who she is.

She believes in the people of WV and is grateful that you have faith in her to change our course. She will not compromise her core values. She will always treat you with trust and respect. She will fight for you.




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    “Diane's head and heart are in the right place. She is whip smart and will benefit WV in ways that the state needs.”

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    “I believe that she will be the best person, for the position.”

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    “I support Diane because she is one of smartest and most level-headed persons I know.”

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    “I endorse candidate Magnon because she's level headed, very knowledgeable individual who hasn't forgotten her middle/working class roots & will stress that agenda in her political message & votes.”

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