The Republican party actually managed to score a top-tier recruit for the Virginia Senate race with Ed Gillespie, but it looks like it won’t do the party any good. Polling shows Sen. Mark Warner (D) is practically unbeatable. Warner has a very impressive 59 percent to 23 percent favorability rating in Virginia, according to a [...]
|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 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 Thursday July 18, 2013 11:21 am|
Another poll confirms that Democrat Terry McAuliffe holds a modest lead in the Virginia gubernatorial race taking place this November. According to a new Quinnipiac poll, McAuliffe currently stands at 43 percent support, while Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has only 39 percent support. This is nearly identical to the results of a PPP poll [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday February 20, 2013 7:35 am|
The only important election that will likely be truly contested this year is the Virgina gubernatorial race and it is shaping up to be a close one. A new Quinnipiac poll found Republican State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe tied with each other, currently getting 38 percent of the vote in a two person race.