11/06/2012 07:38 pm ET

John Raese Election Results: Joe Manchin Projected To Win West Virginia Senate Race

GOP candidate John Raese was projected to lose the West Virginia Senate election to Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.), according to CBS and NBC.

The race was a rematch of a 2010 contest, where Manchin defeated Raese in a special election to replace late Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.V.)

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Election Day 2012