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West Virginia Senate

Byrd (D) 57% Raese (R) 34%

The latest Rasmussen Reports election poll in West Virginia shows Byrd leading Raese 57% to 34%. That survey was conducted before the Primary and shows little difference from a February poll when Byrd led Raese 58% to 32%. Raese may get some political benefit from his Primary victory, but he still has a big hill to climb if he hope to catch Byrd by November. One advantage for Raese is that he has substantial financial resources available and should be able to mount a visible campaign.

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