2020 Democratic Primary: West Virginia Governor

The largely rural state is well known for its Democratic tradition but has trended red in recent years.
  • Smith — 782k raised total, 113k COH
  • Salango- 716k raised total, 100k COH
  • Stollings — 246k raised total, 33k COH
  • Plenty of money
  • Good COH
  • Started early
  • Focused on turning out underrepresented voters
  • Major university
  • Almost no density
  • Strong opponent with all endorsements
  • No union support in a very union-heavy state
  • Only other statewide Democrat is Blue Dog



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I analyze and project congressional and senate races with progressives in them.