Deborah Stiles from Tucker County received special recognition from Democratic leaders in honoring her as one of West Virginia’s Outstanding Democrats of the Year. This Outstanding Democrat was selected by local county leaders for hard work and dedication to the Democratic Party in Tucker County. Deborah received tribute from Democrats assembled at the recent Roosevelt-Kennedy Dinner Celebration held at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center, in Charleston, WV on Saturday, October 28, 2023. This year’s keynote speaker was Chair Anderson Clayton, from North Carolina, the youngest Democratic Chair in the country.
Karen Coria, a Putnam County Democratic leader and coordinator of the 38th Annual Awards Ceremony indicated that the award was established to recognize local party officials and volunteers whom Democratic leaders feel have contributed most to the party’s efforts. “Our goal is to recognize these special people who have distinguished themselves by contributing to our society, by working within the framework of our democracy and political party system,” Coria said.
Joining State Party Chair Mike Pushkin and Coria in acknowledging the accomplishments of the honoree were 1st Vice-chair Teresa Toriseva, State Senator
Mike Caputo (D-District 13) and National DNC Committee Woman Elaine Harris.
The honoree received special recognition and presentations by party officials. “The efforts of the honoree demonstrates the importance of the work of every individual in affecting the outcome of local, state and national races. These people are the truly effective party workers.” Coria added.