West Virginia Polls: Republicans take the lead over the Democrats

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The Washington Examiner has reported that Republican Senate candidate Patrick Morrisey has taken the lead over Democratic incumbent Sen. Joe Manchin in West Virginia polls.

The Poll of the National Republican Senatorial Committee have revealed that Morrisey, the state attorney general, was leading Manchin 44 percent to 42 percent. Libertarian Rusty Hollen has 3 percent, while 12 percent of the total are undecided.

Given that Hollenwas taken out of the equation, Morrisey beats Manchin 47 percent to 45 percent, with 8 percent still undecided. The Republican candidates have been surging since the bitter confirmation fight over the Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

West Virginia polls has proven to be a tough nut to crack even though President Donald Trump won the state by 42 points in 2016.

In an October 24 report, “While Manchin still has a 12-point advantage in the Real Clear Politics polling average, the momentum in the race is definitely on Morrisey’s side,

“In more good news for the GOP, RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel posted polls on Twitter Wednesday showing a slew of Republican candidates leading in a number of Senate races across the country,

“On the House side, Republican women are surging two weeks before the election, the Washington Free Beacon reported Wednesday,

Rep. Barbara Comstock (R., Va.), who has been trailing her Democratic opponent Jennifer Wexton from anywhere between 7 and 12 points, is now at tied 47 percent, according to a new poll,” the report says.

In a media report “In California’s 45th district, Rep. Mimi Walters is pulling away from her Democratic opponent Katie Porter in a race that is rated a toss-up. According to the memo, Walters now has an 8-point lead.”

Surveys done at other districts revealed that “Republicans are pulling away, including Rep. Elise Stefanik, who led Tedra Cobb 50 to 40 percent in New York’s 21st district,

“In Ohio’s 16th district, Republican Anthony Gonzales has opened up a 9-point lead over Susan Moran Palmer, at 48 to 39 percent. Dan Crenshaw also has a 9-point lead over Democrat Todd Litton in Texas’s Second Congressional District, leading 49 to 40 percent,

“Denver Riggleman (R.) leads by 5 points over Leslie Cockburn (D.) in Virginia’s fifth district, another race that has been labelled a toss-up,

“Republicans trailed in two races, though by slim margins. The “Clinton-leaning” Pennsylvania first district has Republican Brian Fitzpatrick within 4 percentage points of Scott Wallace, who recently dropped an F-bomb during a debate in a synagogue. Wallace is up 49 to 45 percent,” the report extensively explained

“Independents are still in play here for persuasion, a group where Fitzpatrick trails by 6,” according to the memo. “Fitzpatrick is trailing among those who are extremely likely to vote but leads with voters who say they have already cast their ballot 54 percent to 46 percent.”

In Colorado’s sixth district, a district which is rated as leaning Democratic, is also tightening. Republican’s Mike Coffman trails Democrat’s Jason Crow by 5 clear points. In the same way, Coffman is winning early voters by a margin of 54 to 46 percent.

The Republican National Committee on Wednesday announced an investment of $25 million in ground operations to defend Republican majorities come November. This sum is in addition to the $250 million which was already invested in ground operations.

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