New Edition Available Now – September 2015

The results of the September 2015 West Virginia Poll have been released and are now available here. The poll looks at West Virginian’s overall sentiment toward the country and the state, as well as approval ratings for President Obama, Senator Manchin, Senator Capito, and Governor Tomblin. More news about the poll, including release of several other poll results can be found at MetroNews.

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West Virginia Poll says Capito leads Tennant by 17

HARLESTON DAILY MAIL | 29 August 2014 West Virginia Poll says Capito leads Tennant by 17 by Dave Boucher, Capitol Bureau Chief See original Daily Mail posting here Rep. Shelley Moore Capito continues to widen her lead against Secretary of State Natalie Tennant in the race for U.S. Senate, moving ahead by 17 percentage points in the latest version of the West Virginia Poll. Republican Capito received support from 54 percent of the likely voters polled, compared to 37 percent for Democrat Tennant and 9 percent who were undecided. That’s up from an 11-point edge for Capito in May and ...

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Poll: Capito up 11 points on Tennant

DAILY MAIL CAPITOL REPORTER | 27 May 2014 Poll: Capito up 11 points on Tennant by Dave Boucher, Capitol Bureau Chief See original Daily Mail posting here – http://www.charlestondailymail.com/article/20140526/DM01/140529436/1420   Rep. Shelley Moore Capito leads Democrat Secretary of State Natalie Tennant by 11 percentage points in the race for U.S. Senate, according to the latest West Virginia Poll. The poll of 400 registered West Virginia voters shows 49 percent would vote for Capito, compared to 38 percent for Tennant. Thirteen percent didn’t know who they’d select if ...

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Poll finds WV residents expect premium costs to climb

DAILY MAIL CAPITOL REPORTER | 30 August 2013 Poll finds WV residents expect premium costs to climb By Zack Harold See original Daily Mail posting here – http://www.dailymail.com/News/201308290155 WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS – The majority of West Virginians with insurance believe the federal Affordable Care Act will increase their premium costs, according to new results from the West Virginia Poll. Meanwhile, a separate poll found two-thirds of state business owners believe the law will have a negative impact on their business. The West Virginia Poll, conducted in partnership with ...

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Manchin’s approval rating declines in W.Va. poll

DAILY MAIL CAPITOL REPORTER | 30 August 2013 Manchin’s approval rating declines in W. Va Poll By Zack Harold See original Daily Mail posting here – http://www.dailymail.com/News/201308290157 Sen. Joe Manchin, long one of the state’s most popular politicians, has suffered a precipitous decline in popularity over the last few months, according to the newest edition of the West Virginia Poll. The poll is a non-partisan study conducted for the Daily Mail by R.L. Repass and Partners. This most recent edition was conducted Aug. 15-22, sampling 400 voting-age West Virginia ...

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Charleston Daily Mail: West Virginians’ favorite things about West Virginia

DAILY MAIL CAPITOL REPORTER | 20 June 2013 Poll reveals residents favorite things about West Virginia By Zack Harold See original Daily Mail posting here – http://www.dailymail.com/News/201306190313 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A certain longtime politician often insisted West Virginians believe in four things: God Almighty, Sears Roebuck, Carter’s Little Liver Pills and Robert C. Byrd. Add to that list Jerry West, “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” pepperoni rolls and Joe Manchin. Results of the most recent West Virginia Poll show state residents still idolize the ...

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