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RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > West Virginia > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 03, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 11:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 59.34% Registered 38.84% Total Population
ContributorJ.R.
Last ModifiedRBH December 23, 2008 12:04pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/2002
NameJay Rockefeller Votes275,281 (63.11%)
Term01/03/2003 - 01/03/2009 Margin114,379 (+26.22%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/2014
NameShelley Moore Capito Votes281,820 (62.12%)
Term01/03/2015 - 01/03/2021 Margin125,460 (+27.65%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 13, 2008 WV US Senate - R Primary Jay Wolfe
May 13, 2008 WV US Senate - D Primary Jay Rockefeller
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KEY RACE? 2.5000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
11/11/2006 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Jay Rockefeller 3 --1 47
Leaning Call: Jay Rockefeller (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Jay Rockefeller (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

09/24/2008 11/01/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Sen. Jay Rockefeller Jay Wolfe (W) John R. "Rick" Bartlett (W) Chad Shaffer  
PartyDemocratic Republican Constitution Independent  
Certified Votes447,560 (63.73%) 254,629 (36.26%) 83 (0.01%) 36 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -192,931 (-27.47%) -447,477 (-63.72%) -447,524 (-63.72%)  
Predict Avg.65.20% 34.60% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
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MATCHUP POLLS (4 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg57.51%-- 37.87%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
YouGov 
10/18/08-11/01/08
55.00% -- 37.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/29/08-10/30/08
58.00% -- 40.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Orion Strategies 
10/20/08-10/21/08
60.00% -- 36.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
09/24/08-09/24/08
61.00% -- 33.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
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