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  WV US Senate - Special Election
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > West Virginia > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline September 01, 2010 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 02, 2010 - 05:30am
Polls Close November 02, 2010 - 06:30pm
Term Start November 15, 2010 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Turnout 43.90% Registered 29.31% Total Population
ContributorJason
Last ModifiedPaul December 01, 2012 02:06am
Data Sources
Description Special election to replace Senator Robert Byrd who died.
(Carte Goodwin was appointed by Gov. Manchin to serve until the special election)
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won07/16/2010
NameCarte Goodwin Votes1 (100.00%)
Term07/20/2010 - 11/15/2010 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/2012
NameJoe Manchin Votes399,939 (60.57%)
Term01/03/2013 - 01/03/2019 Margin159,152 (+24.11%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Aug 28, 2010 WV US Senate - Special Election - R Primary John Raese
Aug 28, 2010 WV US Senate - Special Election - D Primary Joe Manchin
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KEY RACE? 9.6667003632 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
06/28/2010 11/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Joe Manchin 26 6 3 --
John Raese 14 3 ----
Leaning Call: Joe Manchin (70.15%)
Weighted Call: Joe Manchin (85.22%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

07/22/2010 10/31/2010

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Gov. Joe Manchin John Raese Jesse C. Johnson Jeff Becker (W) Charles G. "Bud" Railey (W) John R. "Rick" Bartlett  
PartyDemocratic Republican Mountain Constitution Independent Independent  
Certified Votes283,358 (53.47%) 230,013 (43.40%) 10,152 (1.92%) 6,425 (1.21%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -53,345 (-10.07%) -273,206 (-51.55%) -276,933 (-52.26%) -283,358 (-53.47%) -283,358 (-53.47%)  
Predict Avg.49.17% 48.67% 0.67% 0.20% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]  
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MATCHUP POLLS (21 from 7 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg48.77%-- 42.72%-- 1.54%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/30/10-10/31/10
51.00% 1.0 46.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/31/10-10/31/10
50.00% 1.0 46.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/26/10-10/26/10
49.00% 6.0 46.00% 4.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/23/10-10/24/10
50.00% 2.0 44.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/19/10-10/19/10
43.00% 3.0 50.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Pulse Opinion Research 
10/16/10-10/16/10
45.00% 2.0 48.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
AENM Angry Russian
D Labour Dem
  Charleston Gazette
  United Mine Workers of America
  Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
  Charleston Daily Mail
R TurnerforCongress
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
IS Sesel
J Dr. Cynic
LBT Jed
LBT Mike Gravel [L]
 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/27/2010 Joe Manchin TVAd Attack eng Florida  00:00:30 RBH 
10/27/2010 Joe Manchin TVAd Attack eng "Darth Raese" - John Raese Crazy Ideas No. 1 - Joe Manchin for WV   00:00:44 Green Pigs 
10/26/2010 Joe Manchin TVAd Attack eng Good Message  00:00:30 RBH 
10/09/2010 Joe Manchin TVAd Attack eng Manchin Stands Up for WV  00:00:30 RBH 
10/09/2010 Joe Manchin TVAd Issue eng Dead Aim  00:00:31 Jason 
10/07/2010 Joe Manchin TVAd Contrast eng Believe  00:00:30 Jason 
10/07/2010 John Raese TVAd Attack eng Enough is Enough  00:00:31 Jason 
10/05/2010 John Raese TVAd Issue eng Stop Obama  00:00:30 Jason 
09/08/2010 Joe Manchin TVAd Contrast eng No Wonder  00:00:30 RBH 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 19, 2010 05:25pm Oops Sarah Palin endorses John Raese for ... Pennsylvania  Article COSDem 
Oct 18, 2010 10:45pm Event W. Va. Senate debate turns into a race to the right  Article Jason 
Oct 15, 2010 05:00pm Oops Raeseā€™s Wife Loses W.Va. Voter Status  Article RP 
Oct 15, 2010 12:00am Speculative Third party spoiler in West Virginia?  Article Jason 
Oct 13, 2010 01:45pm General Raese, missile defense, and 'lasers in the sky'  Article RP 
Oct 12, 2010 03:00pm General John Raese: Abolish minimum wage  Article Brandonius Maximus 

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