Saira Blair, youngest state lawmaker

Saira Blair, youngest state lawmaker

By: Lucy McCalmont Via Politico Saira Blair is probably the only candidate who had to head to class the morning after winning an election. But that’s to be expected for the 18-year-old, who just became the country’s youngest state lawmaker. “I actually had a couple of geology classes this morning,” Blair, a Republican who was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates, said in an interview Wednesday. “It was fine, just like any other day of class.” Blair is like many other people her age except that in addition to preparing for her freshman year at college this past summer, … [Read more...]