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  Manchin, Joe
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<-  2011-01-01  
 
NameJoe Manchin
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Fairmont, West Virginia , United States
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Born August 24, 1947 (70 years)
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Tags Caucasian - Moderate-to-Conservative - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Pro- gun - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Life - Married - NRA - Catholic - Straight -
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
01/01/2017-03/31/2017 Morning Consult 57.00% ( 0.0) 33.00% ( 0.0) 10.00% ( 0.0)
08/09/2016-08/28/2016 Repass Research 50.00% ( 0.0) 27.00% ( 0.0) 19.00% ( 0.0)
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)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
04/09/2015-04/11/2015 Harper Polling 62.00% ( 0.0) 33.00% ( 0.0) 4.00% ( 0.0)
03/15/2015-03/18/2015 Global Strategy Group (D) 66.00% ( 0.0) 26.00% ( 0.0) 8.00% ( 0.0)

BOOKS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 18, 2017 01:30pm Speculative Joe Manchin quashes Energy Secretary speculation  Article RP 
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 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 8.33330 Average

FAMILY
Wife Gayle Manchin 00, 0000-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  05/08/2018 WV US Senate - 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 [B] Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  03/02/2017 US Secretary of Energy Lost 0.00% (-62.63%)
  02/01/2017 US Secretary of State Lost 0.00% (-56.57%)
  05/10/2016 WV Governor - D Primary Lost 0.00% (-51.37%)
  07/16/2010 WV US Senate - Appointment Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US Secretary of Homeland Security - Dec 05, 2017 N Kristjen Nielsen
D.C. Circuit Court Judge - Nov 28, 2017 R Gregory G. Katsas
Seventh Circuit Court Judge - Oct 31, 2017 R Amy Coney Barrett
US Ambassador to the Holy See - Oct 16, 2017 R Callista Gingrich
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Apr 07, 2017 R Neil M. Gorsuch
US Ambassador to Israel - Mar 23, 2017 R David Friedman
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator - Mar 13, 2017 R Seema Verma
US Secretary of Energy - Mar 02, 2017 R Rick Perry
US Secretary of Housing & Urban Development - Mar 02, 2017 R Ben Carson
US Secretary of the Interior - Mar 01, 2017 R Ryan Zinke
US Secretary of Commerce - Feb 27, 2017 NPA Reject
EPA Administrator - Feb 17, 2017 R Scott Pruitt
US Secretary of the Treasury - Feb 13, 2017 R Steve Mnuchin
US Secretary of Health and Human Services - Feb 10, 2017 NPA Reject
US Attorney General - Feb 08, 2017 R Jeff Sessions
US Secretary of State - Feb 01, 2017 R Rex Tillerson
WV Governor - D Primary - May 10, 2016 R Jim Justice
US Attorney General - Apr 23, 2015 D Loretta Lynch
C.I.A. Director - Mar 07, 2013 N John O. Brennan
WV Governor - Nov 05, 1996 R Cecil Underwood
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