Saira Blair, a 17-year-old high school student, waves to motorists Tuesday in Hedgesville, W. Va. After TuesdayХs GOP primary, the 17-year-old is one election away from becoming the youngest state lawmaker in West Virginia history.

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Saira Blair, a 17-year-old high school student, waves to motorists Tuesday in Hedgesville, W. Va. After TuesdayХs GOP primary, the 17-year-old is one election away from becoming the youngest state lawmaker in West Virginia history.

High school senior unseats lawmaker in West Virginia primary

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A week before her high school graduation, Saira Blair was barely old enough to vote when she unseated a West Virginia lawmaker almost four times her age.

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