Tue, 26 Sep 2023

In a hypothetical 2024 U.S. Senate matchup in West Virginia, the latest ECU Poll shows Governor Jim Justice with a significant 22-point lead over incumbent Senator Joe Manchin, 54% to 32%, among registered voters in the state (with 13% undecided). The ECU Poll also finds Governor Justice with a job approval rating of 57% (with an overall net positive job approval rating of +28 percentage points; 57% approval compared to 29% disapproval). Senator Manchin, in contrast, holds a job approval rating of just 33% (with an overall net negative job approval rating of -26 percentage points; 33% approval compared to 59% disapproval).

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Key Takeaways:

  • Jim Justice leads Senator Joe Manchin 54% to 32% among registered voters.
  • In a Republican primary matchup between Governor Justice and Congressman Mooney, Justice leads 53% to 12%.
  • Donald Trump leads Florida Governor Ron DeSantis 54% to 9% among WV Republicans.


Peter Francia



Jonathan Morris



Source: ECU Center for Survey Research

Distributed by: Reportable, Inc.

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