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  WV US Senate - R Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > West Virginia > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 27, 2018 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open May 08, 2018 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close May 08, 2018 - 06:30pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2019 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2025 - 12:00pm
Turnout 35.02% Registered 7.61% Total Population
ContributorRP
Last ModifiedRBH June 13, 2018 04:28pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/2012
NameJoe Manchin Votes399,939 (60.57%)
Term01/03/2013 - 01/03/2019 Margin159,152 (+24.11%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceWV US Senate 11/06/2018
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KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
05/08/2017 05/08/2018
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Don Blankenship 2 1 ----
Evan H. Jenkins 2 2 ----
Patrick Morrisey 2 1 ----
Leaning Call: Evan H. Jenkins (42.86%)
Weighted Call: Patrick Morrisey (97.23%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

10/19/2017 04/22/2018

CANDIDATES
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Name Attorney General Patrick Morrisey Rep. Evan H. Jenkins Don Blankenship Thomas "Tom" Willis Bo Copley Jack Newbrough  
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes48,007 (34.90%) 40,185 (29.21%) 27,478 (19.97%) 13,540 (9.84%) 4,248 (3.09%) 4,115 (2.99%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -7,822 (-5.69%) -20,529 (-14.92%) -34,467 (-25.05%) -43,759 (-31.81%) -43,892 (-31.90%)  
Predict Avg.32.50% 30.50% 30.00% 4.50% 1.50% 0.50%  
Cash On Hand 4/18 $835,260.00 11/28 $721,772.00 $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Campaign Site]  
Entry Date 07/10/2017 05/08/2017 01/18/2018 01/08/2018 01/24/2018 01/29/2018  
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MATCHUP POLLS (6 from 5 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg20.65%-- 20.44%-- 13.29%-- 4.41%-- 2.41%-- 1.60%--  
Anderson Robbins (D) / Shaw & Company (R) - FOX News 
04/18/18-04/22/18
21.00% -- 25.00% -- 16.00% -- 4.00% -- 2.00% -- 1.00% --
National Research Inc. (R) 
04/17/18-04/19/18
24.00% -- 20.00% -- 12.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Osage Research 
03/11/18-03/16/18
24.00% -- 17.00% -- 22.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Harper Polling 
03/01/18-03/01/18
19.00% 6.0 29.00% 4.0 27.00% 9.0 4.00% -- 2.00% -- 4.00% --
Harper Polling 
02/05/18-02/06/18
25.00% -- 33.00% -- 18.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Fabrizio Lee (R) 
10/19/17-10/22/17
40.00% -- 34.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R Steve Bannon
R Scott Walker
  American Conservative Union
  FreedomWorks PAC
  Gun Owners of America
  Citizens United Political Victory Fund
  Family Research Council
R Rand Paul [L]
R Ted Cruz [L]
 

DROPPED OUT
David B. McKinley (R)
May 30, 2017

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
04/30/2018 Don Blankenship TVAd Mixed eng Cocaine Mitch  00:00:30 BrentinCO 
04/16/2018 Don Blankenship TVAd Biography eng West Virginia Couple Talk about Don Blankenship and Obama Over Coffee  00:01:00 BrentinCO 
04/09/2018 vs Evan H. Jenkins TVAd Attack eng Evan Jenkins: Too Liberal for West Virginia  00:00:30 RP 
03/29/2018 vs Evan H. Jenkins TVAd Attack eng Evan Jenkins’ Political Friends  00:00:30 BrentinCO 
03/20/2018 vs Patrick Morrisey TVAd Biography eng Who Does Patrick Morrisey Really Represent?  00:01:00 BrentinCO 
03/14/2018 Don Blankenship vs Evan H. Jenkins TVAd Attack eng West Virginians Should Be Angry  00:00:59 BrentinCO 
03/12/2018 Don Blankenship Radio Ad Defend eng Don Blankenship’s Trial  00:00:58 BrentinCO 
03/09/2018 Evan H. Jenkins TVAd Biography eng Almost  00:00:30 RP 
02/14/2018 vs Patrick Morrisey Web Only Ad Attack eng Morrisey's Pharmaceutical and Abortionist Connections  00:00:30 BrentinCO 
02/12/2018 Don Blankenship vs Evan H. Jenkins TVAd Attack eng Economy  00:00:30 RP 
05/08/2017 Evan H. Jenkins Candidacy Announcement Biography eng Evan Jenkins Announces Senate Bid vs. Manchin   00:02:55 RP 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 16, 2018 08:00pm Press Release Republican Party's Washington, DC Swamp Creatures Surface in West Virginia  Article BrentinCO 
Apr 15, 2018 12:20pm News GOP launches secret group to attack West Virginia coal baron  Article IndyGeorgia 
Apr 05, 2018 06:00pm News Trump wades into nasty Senate primary: The president promoted a pair of Republicans taking on coal baron Don Blankenship.  Article BrentinCO 

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