This extensive interview is conducted and posted on OpEd News by Kevin Gosztola a student pursuing a career in documentary film:

If Jesse Johnson were to win, his presence as governor of West Virginia would surely be felt in Washington, D.C. Powerful corporate and special interests would shudder at a man who has the fortitude and courage to put people before profits and stop the wrongful economic destruction being perpetrated on the people of Appalachia.

Once you think about the effect his win could have on Washington in terms of policy change, it becomes evident that this is one of many state and local elections Americans should be following closely.

Read the rest of the interview.