A new Marshall University/Orion Strategies poll shows Gov. Joe Manchin ten points ahead of Republican senate candidate John Raese, 48 percent to 38 percent. Twelve percent of voters remain undecided.
Curtis Wilkerson, owner of Orion Strategies, is the campaign manager for Democrat congressional candidate Mike Oliverio. West Virginia Wesleyan College political science professor Robert Rupp was a consultant on the poll and is a Republican, according to Politico.