Romney heading to West Virginia
© Greg Nash

Former presidential nominee Mitt Romney (R) is heading to West Virginia to help a trio of GOP candidates.

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Romney will stump with Rep. Shelley Moore CapitoShelley Moore CapitoOvernight Energy: House moves to block methane rule | EPA delays toxic water standard | Pick for FEMA No. 2 withdraws nomination Air Force One is Trump’s new boardroom Poll: West Virginians approve of Dem senator more than Trump MORE (R-W.Va.), the front-runner in her Senate race, where she's favored to flip the seat of retiring Sen. Jay RockefellerJay RockefellerOvernight Tech: Trump nominates Dem to FCC | Facebook pulls suspected baseball gunman's pages | Uber board member resigns after sexist comment Trump nominates former FCC Dem for another term Obama to preserve torture report in presidential papers MORE (D). On Aug. 19 he'll also help a pair of Republican House candidates: former Maryland GOP Chairman Alex Mooney, running for Capito's open seat, and state Sen. Evan Jenkins, running to unseat vulnerable Rep. Nick RahallNick RahallLikely W.Va. Senate GOP rivals spar in radio appearances West Virginia is no longer Clinton country Solution needed: Rail congestion is stifling economic growth MORE (D). 

The trip is part of a continued effort by Romney to boost Republicans nationwide heading into the 2014 elections.

He's been very busy on the campaign trail for someone who's officially out of the political process and had a sterling record in primary endorsements, but it remains to be seen how well he'll do in the general election.