Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

Raese Will Challenge Manchin Once Again Raese Will Challenge Manchin Once Again

This ad will end in seconds
Close X

Not a member? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation

 

Politics

Raese Will Challenge Manchin Once Again

January 12, 2012
"Florida resident John Raese has now made it official -- he's on his fourth attempt to lose a U.S. Senate seat," said West Virginia Democratic Party Chair Larry Puccio. Manchin had $1.6 million in the bank at the end of the third quarter last year, and has yet to reveal his fourth quarter haul. Up until Thursday, he had attracted no challengers. That is not surprising, because he is the most popular politician in the state. A survey conducted by West Virginia based pollster Mark Blankenship in November (Blankenship also polled for Maloney in 2010) showed that a whopping 70 percent of registered voters said Manchin deserved to be reelected. Raese has at least some ability to self-fund, as he put some personal money into the campaign in 2010. In West Virginia, Democrats outnumber Republicans, but Obama isn't well liked at all. Both Manchin and Tomblin have won by successfully distancing themselves from the president and his policies, but neither has run for their current office in a presidential year when Obama will appear on the ballot, something both will have to face this November.
Job Board
Search Jobs
Outside Sales Representative
National Federation of Independent Businesses | Elizabeth City, NC
GEN-APP
National Federation of Independent Businesses | Nashville, TN
Outside Sales Representative
National Federation of Independent Businesses | Jeffersonville, IN
Outside Membership Sales
National Federation of Independent Businesses | Minneapolis, MN
Outside Sales Representative
National Federation of Independent Businesses | Meridian, MS
Outside Sales Representative
National Federation of Independent Businesses | Redmond, WA
Outside Sales Representative
National Federation of Independent Businesses | Spencer, IA
Outside Sales Representative
National Federation of Independent Businesses | New Albany, IN
Outside Sales Representative
National Federation of Independent Businesses | Newburgh, NY
Outside Sales Representative
National Federation of Independent Businesses | Eugene, OR
Outside Sales Representative
National Federation of Independent Businesses | Key West, FL
Outside Sales Representative
National Federation of Independent Businesses | Fairbanks, AK
Outside Sales Representative
National Federation of Independent Businesses | Warwick, RI
Outside Sales Representative
National Federation of Independent Businesses | Freeport, ME
Outside Sales Representative
National Federation of Independent Businesses | San Luis Obispo, CA
Comments
comments powered by Disqus