Forecaster says 2016 governor's race 'leans Republican'
By Shauna Johnson, WV MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – More than a year ahead of West Virginia’s primary election, a political prognosticator from the University of Virginia is classifying the 2016 race for governor as “leans Republican.”
The status was “toss-up” last week before U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) declined to enter the race.
Kyle Kondik, managing editor for Larry Sabato’s Crystal...