Some good news today out of West Virginia:
If the November election were staged today, incumbent Sen. Joe Manchin would defeat his challenger, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, according to the latest MetroNews Dominion Post West Virginia Poll.
The poll that was released Friday showed Manchin, the Democrat who has served in the Senate since 2010, with a 46 percent to 38 percent edge on the Republican Morrisey.
Another 16 percent of likely voters said they still aren’t sure.
“Morrisey is behind by about 8 percentage points, but if you look at the voters most interested in the election, that lead shrinks,” said pollster Rex Repass, who constructed the questions for the West Virginia Poll. “Morrisey could have more of an advantage in the intensity factor or the enthusiasm factor.”
The West Virginia Poll surveyed 404 people likely registered voters from all 55 counties.
The survey was conducted between Aug.16-26. President Donald Trump, a likely factor in the race, visited West Virginia to rally with Morrisey on Aug. 21 in the middle of the polling period.
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