If one tried to script an election to help a candidate’s eventual presidential run it would be hard to write a set of results better than what happened last night for Republican Governor Chris Christie.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:45 pm|
Tonight was a good night for Democrat Terry McAuliffe. NBC News finally called him the winner of the Virginia gubernatorial race. The results were much closer than the final polling suggested it would be, but a win is still a win. With 91.2 percent report McAuliffe has 46.8 percent, Republican Ken Cuccinelli got 46.5 percent [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 29, 2013 10:46 am|
According to a new Washington Post/Abt-SRBI poll McAuliffe is currently at 51 percent among likely voters. Republican Ken Cuccinelli is at 39 percent and Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis stands at 8 percent. This is a four point improvement for McAuliffe since last month.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday October 24, 2013 12:48 pm|
With just two weeks until the election Democrat Terry McAuliffe continues to hold a strong lead in the Virginia gubernatorial race. The latest Quinnipiac poll finds McAuliffe with a seven point lead. The poll found McAuliffe with 46 percent of the likely vote, Republican Ken Cuccinelli at 39 percent, and Libertarian Robert Sarvis with 10 [...]
|By: Jon Walker Thursday October 10, 2013 10:20 am|
The government shutdown has been great for Terry McAuliffe, the democratic candidate for governor in Virginia. A new Quinnipiac poll found it has played a big role in helping McAuliffe double his lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli in less than a month. From Quinnipiac: Almost half of Virginia likely voters say State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 8, 2013 9:59 am|
There is at least one person in America is clearly benefiting from this government shutdown: Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe. With thousands of furloughed government employees in the state and most people blaming the Republican party for the shutdown, McAuliffe has seen a solid increase in his lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli.
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 7, 2013 12:44 pm|
You know a strategy has become politically toxic when the actual candidates up for election avoid it like the plague. That is what happened in Virginia where the gubernatorial race is taking place this November. From Politico: In the clearest sign yet of the potent effect of the government shutdown on the Virginia governor’s race, [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday September 24, 2013 10:34 am|
What is really driving McAulliffe’s lead in all recent polls is his strength with women. According to the Marist poll, McAulliffe has an impressive 18 point advantage among female voters. This “war on women” narrative is paying off in Virginia.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday September 18, 2013 11:57 am|
While Democrat Terry McAuliffe continues to lead in the latest Quinnipiac poll of Virginia, Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has managed to narrow the gap. In the race for governor McAuliffe gets 44 percent of likely voters, Cuccinelli has 41 percent and Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis stands at 7 percent. Back in August, Quinnipiac found [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday August 21, 2013 10:11 am|
Quinnipiac’s first poll of likely voters in Virginia found Democrat Terry McAuliffe with a six-point lead over Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. In the race for governor McAuliffe currently stands at 48 percent, while Cuccinelli gets 42 percent. Virginia and New Jersey are the only two states that have a gubernatorial election this November. The female [...]