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Parents > United States > West Virginia > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 2008 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 19, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End November 15, 2010 - 12:00pm
Turnout 59.66% Registered 39.04% Total Population
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedJ.R. November 05, 2010 07:49pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description Term end due to resignation.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2004
NameJoe Manchin Votes472,758 (63.51%)
Term01/17/2005 - 01/19/2009 Margin219,627 (+29.50%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/15/2010
NameEarl Ray Tomblin Votes1 (100.00%)
Term11/15/2010 - 11/13/2011 Margin1 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 13, 2008 WV Governor - D Primary Joe Manchin
D 354,849
May 13, 2008 WV Governor - R Primary Russell E. 'Russ' Weeks, Jr.
R 81,019
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
06/26/2005 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Joe Manchin 1 --6 39
Leaning Call: Joe Manchin (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Joe Manchin (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

10/20/2008 10/30/2008

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Gov. Joe Manchin St. Sen. Russell E. 'Russ' Weeks, Jr. Jesse C. Johnson (W) Butch Paugh (W) James Davis  
PartyDemocratic Republican Mountain Constitution Independent  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes492,697 (69.78%) 181,612 (25.72%) 31,486 (4.46%) 234 (0.03%) 17 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -311,085 (-44.06%) -461,211 (-65.32%) -492,463 (-69.75%) -492,680 (-69.78%)  
Predict Avg.65.50% 34.50% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2007 00/00/2007 05/28/2008 -- --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (2 from 2 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg69.22%-- 23.45%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Public Policy Polling 
10/29/08-10/30/08
69.00% -- 27.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
10/20/08-10/20/08
71.00% -- 21.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
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