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NameJoe Manchin
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Born August 24, 1947
Died Still Living (67 years)
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InfoJoseph "Joe" Manchin III

Since becoming governor in 2005, Joe Manchin's administration has made great accomplishments - from cutting taxes to creating good jobs and getting our financial house in order. While other states have been hit hard by this global economic downturn, West Virginia has maintained a strong, responsible government, and Joe Manchin will work even harder to bring responsible government initiatives to Washington.



He is known throughout West Virginia and our nation as a person who will listen to all sides. He is an independent voice who can work across party lines to achieve solutions to today's challenges.



Joe Manchin's hometown is Farmington, W.Va., a small coal mining community. He attended West Virginia University on a football scholarship, married his wife, Gayle, and became a successful businessman. Joe Manchin got his start in public service as a state legislator from 1982 to 1996. He served as West Virginia's Secretary of State from 2000 to 2004. His administration was known for its outstanding customer service. 



As governor, Joe Manchin values all of our people's input. This team builder mentality has help Joe Manchin to become a leader on the national scene as well, now serving as Chair of the National Governors Association and Chairman of the Southern States Energy Board. He is also the past president of the Council of State Governments, a past chairman of the Democratic Governors Association and the Southern Governors' Association.



Gov. Manchin is an avid pilot, outdoorsman, hunter, angler and motorcyclist. He has been married for 42 years to the former Gayle Conelly of Beckley. They have three children and seven grandchildren.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
09/19/2013-09/22/2013 Public Policy Polling (D) 46.00% ( 15.0) 44.00% ( 21.0) 10.00% ( 5.0)
09/30/2011-10/02/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 61.00% ( 2.0) 23.00% ( 3.0) 15.00% ( 1.0)
09/01/2011-09/04/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 59.00% ( 4.0) 26.00% ( 5.0) 14.00% ( 0.0)
04/21/2011-04/24/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 55.00% ( 3.0) 31.00% ( 1.0) 14.00% ( 1.0)
01/20/2011-01/23/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 52.00% ( 18.0) 32.00% ( 10.0) 15.00% ( 6.0)
10/30/2010-10/31/2010 Public Policy Polling (D) 70.00% ( 1.0) 22.00% ( 1.0) 9.00% ( 1.0)
10/23/2010-10/24/2010 Public Policy Polling (D) 69.00% ( 1.0) 23.00% ( 1.0) 8.00% ( 2.0)
10/16/2010-10/16/2010 Pulse Opinion Research 69.00% ( 0.0) 21.00% ( 0.0) 9.00% ( 0.0)
10/11/2010-10/12/2010 Orion Strategies 75.00% ( 0.0) 19.00% ( 0.0) 6.00% ( 0.0)
10/09/2010-10/10/2010 Public Policy Polling (D) 68.00% ( 9.0) 22.00% ( 10.0) 10.00% ( 1.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 26, 2013 07:00pm News Democratic Senator Supports Compromise to Delay Obamacare's Individual Mandate  Article Scott³ 
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm News Joe Manchin: Time to act on guns  Article John 
Dec 08, 2012 09:00am News Sen. Joe Manchin Asks MTV to 'Reconsider' New W.Va. Reality Show  Article The Sunset Provision 
Jun 18, 2012 05:45pm News Sen. Manchin to skip Democratic convention  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Apr 20, 2012 09:10am News Manchin on the Fence About Obama Vote  Article John 
Jun 21, 2011 02:15pm Statement Joe Manchin clashes with Obama on Afghanistan  Article Jason 
Apr 07, 2011 06:00pm General Joe Manchin urges lawmakers to give up government shutdown pay   Article COSDem 
Mar 09, 2011 03:40am Profile Joe Manchin goes rogue  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Dec 18, 2010 08:00pm News Joe Manchin Skipped DREAM And DADT Votes For A Christmas Party  Article J.R. 
Nov 09, 2010 04:00pm General GOP already hitting Manchin as pawn of Senate Democrats  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Nov 08, 2010 01:00pm Blog Entry Joe Manchin Party Switch? GOP Reportedly Enticing Democratic Senator-Elect   Article Karma Policeman 
Aug 06, 2010 03:00pm News Source: Federal probe subpoenas WV Gov. Manchin   Article DEPolitics 
Jul 12, 2010 01:00pm Blog Entry What You Need to Know About Gov. Joe Manchin  Article particleman 

TWITTER
Thu Oct 23 20:38:59 +0000 2014 - Early voted in Fairmont today. I encourage all WVians 2 exercise your right 2 vote & let your voices be heard. #wvpol http://t.co/u1YeHrxeTx

Thu Aug 14 17:55:53 +0000 2014 - RT @NatalieforWV: Great to see my friend @JoeManchinWV in Bluefield today. -NT #wvsen http://t.co/owrg8ntF3m

Wed May 14 01:39:45 +0000 2014 - Congratulations to @NickCaseyforWV for his win in #wv02. He'll bring more common-sense #WV solutions to Congress - JM

Mon Jan 20 22:46:32 +0000 2014 - RT @NickCaseyforWV: It’s official, I’m in for #wv02. Proud to be joined by my wife, Mary Frances & friends like @JoeManchinWV http://t.co/q…

Tue Apr 30 23:32:27 +0000 2013 - Proud that my dear friend @NickCaseyforWV is running for Congress. He will be a great problem solver for #WV02

Tue Mar 26 02:24:52 +0000 2013 - A small reception will follow at the Cultural Center. Look forward to seeing you there.

Tue Mar 26 02:24:10 +0000 2013 - Please join Gayle and me for my official governor portrait unveiling on April 2nd 10 am in the Gov.'s Reception rm; State Capitol.

Thu Nov 22 13:28:10 +0000 2012 - Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. Have a safe holiday!

Thu Nov 08 19:43:47 +0000 2012 - Thank you, my fellow West Virginians for your support and confidence in me. I am thankful to have 6 more years to fight for you.

Wed Nov 07 03:52:52 +0000 2012 - "The campaign is over, and now is the time for us to put the past behind us and move ahead to a brighter future." http://t.co/KlQYJlRS

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  05/10/2016 WV Governor - D Primary ???
  11/06/2012 Banking Committee Seat 9 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 Armed Services Committee Seat 7 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 Energy Committee Seat 8 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 WV US Senate Won 60.57% (+24.11%)
  05/08/2012 WV US Senate - D Primary Won 79.94% (+59.89%)
  11/02/2010 WV US Senate - Special Election Won 53.47% (+10.07%)
  08/28/2010 WV US Senate - Special Election - D Primary Won 72.91% (+55.59%)
  07/11/2010 NGA Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/20/2009 NGA Vice Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 WV Governor Won 69.78% (+44.06%)
  05/13/2008 WV Governor - D Primary Won 74.62% (+49.23%)
  11/02/2004 WV Governor Won 63.51% (+29.50%)
  05/11/2004 WV Governor - D Primary Won 52.73% (+25.53%)
  11/07/2000 WV Secretary of State Won 89.44% (+78.89%)
  05/09/2000 WV Secretary of State - D Primary Won 51.08% (+22.22%)
  05/14/1996 WV Governor - D Primary Lost 32.55% (-6.98%)
  11/03/1992 WV State Senate 13 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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WV Governor - Nov 05, 1996 R Cecil Underwood
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