Final
Projections

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Updated:
Tue. Nov 04, 2014
Senate
Republicans 52
Democrats 45
Independents 3
GOP +7, IND +1
House
Republicans 245
Democrats 190
GOP +11
Governors
Republicans 27
Democrats 22
Independents 1
DEM +1, IND +1
2014 Elections on Demand
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West Virginia Senate Election

Election Day
November 8, 2016
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The Candidates

West Virginia Senate Election 2014 - Natalie Tennant vs. Shelley Capito
Democrat
Natalie Tennant
Nominee
OPEN SEAT Republican
Shelley Capito
Nominee
OPEN SEAT:  Incumbent Democrat Jay Rockefeller is retiring at the end of this term.  He is not seeking a sixth term in 2014.
Republicans
  • Shelley Capito - U. S. Representative from West Virginia  
  • Eugene Butcher
  • Matthew Dodrill
Democrats
  • Natalie Tennant - West Virginia Secretary of State  
  • Dennis Melton
  • David Wamsley
Others
  • John Buckley (Libertarian)
  • Phil Hudok (Constitution)
  • Zane Lawhorn (Independent)
  • Tami Stainfield (Independent)
  • Martin Staunton (Nonpartisan)
Party nominee -

Projection Data

Election Projection:  Shelley Capito by 16.5%
FirmDatesTennantCapito
CBS News/NYT/YouGov10/16 - 10/233456
Rasmussen Reports9/30 - 10/13950
Projection History
DateProjectionRating
August 30, 2014Capito +17.0Solid GOP Gain
August 21, 2014Capito +12.5Strong GOP Gain
July 29, 2014Capito +9.5Mod GOP Gain
May 09, 2014Capito +14.0Strong GOP Gain
Preliminary-----Mod GOP Gain

Election Timeline

West Virginia Polling Hours
Time Zone
Eastern
Polls Open
6:30AM Local time
Polls Close
7:30PM Local time
Important Dates
Filing Deadline
January 25, 2014
Primary Election
May 13, 2014
Election Day
November 4, 2014
Election Results
West Virginia Senate
Natalie Tennant  34.5
Shelley Capito  62.1
Called: Capito +27.6
Election Projection
West Virginia Senate
Shelley Capito  +16.5
Solid GOP Gain
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