REPORT: Predictions Show GOP’s Path To Retaking The Senate Could Hinge On One State

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The road to a GOP Senate majority begins in West Virginia, according to pollsters and the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC).

The 2024 West Virginia Senate race could decide whether or not the GOP takes back the Senate majority for the first time in four years, and the GOP looks poised to flip the seat red, according to the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics. The group has placed West Virginia in the “Leans Republican” category, indicating their belief that the GOP can win the state.

“Overall, the GOP appears well-positioned in West Virginia, their top target,” a report from UVA’s Center for Politics stated. “If they flip that state and hold everything they currently have, they just need one more seat to get to 51, an outright majority no matter what happens in the presidential race.”

Sen. Joe Manchin, 75, a moderate Democrat, currently holds the seat, which he won in 2010.

Manchin was governor of West Virginia from 2005 to 2010 and also served as Secretary of State of West Virginia from 2001 to 2005.

In April, incumbent Republican West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced he is running for Manchin’s seat.  West Virginia Republican Rep. Alex Mooney is also running for the same seat, setting the stage for a GOP primary.

Jim McLaughlin, president and partner of polling firm McLaughlin and Associates, said Manchin is “done,” and declared, “It’s simple math, West Virginia is an overwhelmingly conservative, Republican state.”

The Daily Caller also quoted NRSC spokesman Tate Mitchell as saying, “The road to the Senate majority runs right through West Virginia. We are going to retire Joe Manchin and elect a Republican who fights for West Virginia families.”

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