US Senate Election in West Virginia 2012

2012 US Senate Election in West Virginia

2012 US Senate Election in West Virginia Joe Manchin  
Nominee Joe Manchin John Raese
Party Democratic Republican

Previous Senator
Joe Manchin
Democratic

  Senator-elected

Joe Manchin
Democratic

The US Senate elections 2012 in West Virginia is going to take place in Hawaii on November 6th.

2012 US Senate Election in West Virginia

Candidates

  • Bob Henry Baber (Mountain), former mayor of Richwood and candidate for Governor in 2011
  • Joe Manchin (Democratic), incumbent U.S. Senator
  • John Raese (Republican), businessman and four-time Republican U.S. Senate nominee

2012 US Senate Election in West Virginia Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Joe
Manchin (D)
John
Raese (R)
Other Undecided
R.L. Repass August 22-25, 2012 401 ± 4.9% 66% 27% - 7%
R.L. Repass April 25-28, 2012 410 ± 4.8% 74% 22% - 4%
Public Policy Polling September 1-4, 2011 708 ± 3.7% 62% 23% - 14%
Public Policy Polling April 21-24, 2011 850 ± 3.4% 61% 29% - 10%
Public Policy Polling January 20-23, 2011 1,105 ± 2.9% 60% 31% - 9%

US Senate Election Results in West Virginia 2012

United States Senate election in West Virginia 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Democratic Joe Manchin 394,532 60.55% +7.08%
  Republican John Raese 237,825 36.50% -6.90%
  Mountain Bob Henry Baber 19,231 2.95% +1.03%
Majority 156,707 24.05% +13.98%
Turnout 651,588 52.79% +9.21%

US Senate General Election in West Virginia Results 2010

Party Candidate Votes Percentage
  Democratic Joe Manchin 280,771 53.5%
  Republican John Raese 227,960 43.4%
  Mountain Jesse Johnson 10,048 1.9%
  Constitution Jeff Becker 6,366 1.2%
Totals ' %
Voter turnout    %