Raese now leads both West Virginia Polls
Some states get seven or eight polls of their Senate races. West Virginia has had two: Public Policy Polling and Rasmussen Reports. And honestly it seems that we were lucky to get PPP to jump in there. But now that Rasmussen’s latest is out, it’s official: Republican John Raese leads all the current polling over Democrat Joe Manchin.
Gov Manchin (D CAND, WV-SEN) values real estate values over miners’ lives.
The Manchin administration in West Virginia has decided that the needs of its new, state-owned technology park outweigh the needs of miner safety. Let’s walk through this:
Raese takes a lead in West Virginia
I was going nuts watching West Virginia get almost no polling, even as Rasmussen Reports repeatedly showed the race close. Well I need not pull my hair out any longer, as Public Policy Polling hit the race. And once again, the theory of a Rasmussen “House Effect” for Republicans is called into question.
Special election in WV?
The report is that West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin (D) will be pushing for having a 2010 special election for the late Senator Robert Byrd’s seat. In this he’s joined by Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R), who shares with Manchin a desire for the job. Which is fine: neither politician is making a secret of it and they’d be the most likely candidates for 2012 | Read More »
Time for the *important* Byrd succession question.
Now that it’s been determined by the Secretary of State for WV that there will be no special election for Byrd’s now-vacant seat… OK, let me just note something here. The seat was held by a Democrat; the Governor is a Democrat; the state government is more or less dominated by Democrats. The people of West Virginia seem more or less happy about this state | Read More »
And now, a *special* message for all supporters of Alan Mollohan (D, WV).
Seeing as we have now just learned that the corrupt little suckweasel has been defeated in his primary bid. For all of you fighting for that man’s right to batten off the body politic, I just want to pass this along: I wanted to kick it all techno, but none of them really sung to me, you know? Moe Lane PS: David McKinley for Congress. | Read More »