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Campaign Trails: West Virginians for Life endorses Maloney

Aug. 08, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

MALONEY ENDORSEMENT: Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Maloney has received an endorsement from the West Virginians for Life Political Action Committee.

West Virginians for Life, the state affiliate of the National Right to Life Committee, is an anti-abortion group with more than 35 local chapters.

The organization also endorsed Republican Patrick Morrisey in his bid to become West Virginia's attorney general.

RAESE ENDORSEMENT: WVFF PAC, the internal PAC for the West Virginia Family Foundation, Inc., has endorsed Republican U.S. Senate candidate John Raese in the general election.

The WVFF is affiliated with the American Family Association whose state goal is to encourage and cultivate traditional family values.

POLL: U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., has a 28-point lead over opponent Republican Rick Snuffer in a poll released by the West Virginia Democratic Party last week.

The poll shows 62 percent favor Rahall while 34 percent favor Snuffer.The poll was conducted by Anzalone Liszt Research using telephone interviews among likely voters in the 3rd Congressional District from July 20 to 25. The poll has a margin of error of 4.4 percent.

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