Daily Archives: October 3, 2011

Special Election in WV Tomorrow

Too Close to Call in West Virginia

A new Public Policy Polling survey in West Virginia finds the special election for governor this week to be a toss up. Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) barely leads Bill Maloney (R), 47% to 46%.

Last month, Tomblin’s lead was six points and he had led by as large a margin as 33 points earlier in the year.

“It looks like this race could go either way tomorrow. Maloney’s biggest enemy might be

West Virginia State Seal


the clock — given the overwhelming momentum he’s had another month and you have to think he would almost definitely pull out this race. But Tomblin may yet be able to hang on by the skin of his teeth.”

– From Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire