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WV: 2010 Special Sen (Rasmussen 7/8)

07/09/2010 09:13 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Rasmussen
7/8/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error
Mode: Automated phone
(Rasmussen: release, story)

West Virginia

2010 Senate Special
53% Manchin (D), 39% Capito (R)
65% Manchin (D), 26% Ireland (R)

Should the governor appoint a replacement for Senator Byrd or should there be a special election to select a replacement for Senator Byrd?
36% appoint, 59% special election

Should Governor Manchin appoint himself to the open U.S. Senate seat?
25% yes, 61% no

Job Approval / Disapproval
Pres. Obama: 33 / 65
Gov. Manchin: 77 / 23

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