WV Poll Archives


ThursdaySeptember 7, 2023

Poll: Half say WV education is the same, but 36 percent say it’s worse

More than half of poll respondents advocate paying teachers more to address education issues.

WednesdaySeptember 6, 2023

Poll: corrected results show higher percentage support for Morrisey for governor

The corrected results do not change the poll's positioning of the four lead candidates in the race.

Poll: even split among observers of Huggins saga on support for reinstatement

Most respondents to the West Virginia Poll were well aware of the incidents.

TuesdaySeptember 5, 2023

MondaySeptember 4, 2023

44 percent of West Virginia Poll respondents believe the state’s economy is getting worse

That's a higher number than the 30 percent who said West Virginia's economy was getting worse when the question was asked in 2019.

SundaySeptember 3, 2023

One word you’ll hear a lot in governor’s race: ‘conservative’

Candidates for governor pitch their conservative cred.

FridaySeptember 1, 2023

West Virginia Poll: Justice has edge in Senate race; Moore Capito out ahead in race for governor

Those snapshots are according to the most recent MetroNews West Virginia Poll results released this morning at the annual business summit hosted by the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

FridayMay 6, 2022

West Virginia Poll: In battle of congressional incumbents, Mooney leads by 15 over McKinley

Congressman Alex Mooney has a 15-point lead over fellow Republican incumbent David McKinley among likely voters in West Virginia’s newly-formed 2nd Congressional District, according to the latest edition of the MetroNews West Virginia Poll. Mooney has ridden the strength of an endorsement by Donald Trump, plus the growing population of his base in the Eastern

SaturdaySeptember 11, 2021

Poll: Most aren’t sure if RichRod should be honored by sports hall of fame

Most respondents say Doc Holliday should be inducted into Marshall's sports hall of fame.

WednesdaySeptember 8, 2021

Poll: Most would limit transgender athletes to teams matching their sex at birth

Sixty-five percent of respondents said athletes should only be allowed to play on sports teams that match their sex at birth.

TuesdaySeptember 7, 2021

Poll: More than half say W.Va. economy ‘on the wrong track’

Half say they have not had a family member move out of state in past decade.

MondaySeptember 6, 2021

Poll: Fewer than half of West Virginians believe legitimacy of 2020 presidential election

The poll also showed that most West Virginians do not hold Trump responsible for the mob at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

SaturdaySeptember 4, 2021

Poll: West Virginians sanguine on college sports shift, split between ACC or Big 12 for WVU

Realignment has rocked college athletics, but West Virginians seem fairly chill. The latest version of the MetroNews West Virginia Poll shows that 39 percent of respondents say the additions of Texas and Oklahoma to the Southeastern Conference is good for college sports. Thirty-five percent say it is not good. Twenty-seven percent said they are not

FridaySeptember 3, 2021

Poll: Justice and Capito show solid approval while Manchin hangs tight

Respondents say state is on the right track but nation is going wrong way.

ThursdaySeptember 2, 2021

FridayOctober 16, 2020

West Virginia Poll: support for masks, uncertainty about vaccine

On returning to classrooms, 36 percent said that's a good idea and 46 percent said it's a bad idea.

ThursdayOctober 15, 2020

Poll: West Virginia voters support going ahead with Amy Coney Barrett confirmation

Poll respondents also weigh in on economic outlook, social injustice.

TuesdayOctober 13, 2020

West Virginians favor Trump over Biden for president, latest poll shows

Trump's polling lead, while large, has narrowed from his West Virginia victory over Hillary Clinton.

MondayOctober 12, 2020

West Virginia Poll: split on state’s direction; most say nation is on wrong track

Likely voters generally approve of incumbent officeholders, plus teachers unions.

FridayOctober 9, 2020

Justice has wide lead over Salango, West Virginia Poll shows

Incumbent governor leads challenger by a 53 to 34 percent margin.