The latest Rasmussen Reports poll of the West Virginia Senate race puts Republican John Raese slightly ahead of popular Democratic Governor Joe Manchin, 49-46 percent. Rasmussen calls the race a toss-up.
“Many pundits are perplexed as to why Governor Joe Manchin is not clobbering his opponent,” writes Erik Root. “The explanation can be placed in two categories: Manchin’s actions before Obama’s numbers turned south, and his explanations since said numbers turned south.” Root explores the race at length and with lots of links in “The trouble with Manchin.”
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