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Virginia Is A Lot Less Blue Tonight

Bob McDonnell led the Republican Party of Virginia out of the wilderness tonight:
Virginians elected Republican Robert F. McDonnell the commonwealth’s 71st governor Tuesday, sweeping the GOP to power and emphatically halting a decade of Democratic advances in the critical swing state.
The former state attorney general handily defeated Democratic state Sen. R. Creigh Deeds throughout the [...]

McDonnell, Bolling, Cuccinelli Sweep To Victory In Virginia

And, it looks like landslides for all three:
More later, including a lookg at what happened in Northern Virginia and the House of Delegates.

SurveyUSA Predicts A Blowout In Virginia

One final poll of the Virginia races:
Three months ago, when SurveyUSA began polling on the Virginia Governor race, Republican Bob McDonnell led Democrat Creigh Deeds by 15 points. Today, 3 months and 7 polls later, McDonnell leads by 18 points, essentially unchanged over the last three SurveyUSA releases, and essentially unchanged since late July.
Today, it’s [...]

PPP: Virginia Republicans Headed For Sweep

The final Public Policy Polling poll of Virginia shows that Virginia Republicans stand to have a lot to celebrate on Tuesday night:
Bob McDonnell leads Creigh Deeds 56-42 in PPP’s final poll of the race.
In a finding that may sum up what happened here 63% of voters in the state think McDonnell made a strong case [...]

Richmond Times-Dispatch Shows Virginia GOP Poised For Big Win

There’s little sign of tightening in the Virginia Governor’s Race:
Republican Bob McDonnell appears poised to win the governorship and lead a GOP sweep Tuesday, ending nearly a decade of reverses for his party, according to The Richmond Times-Dispatch Poll.
McDonnell is favored by 53 percent, while Democrat R. Creigh Deeds is preferred by 41 percent — [...]

Ken Cuccinelli’s Troubling Rhetoric

There’s one Republican candidate in Virginia that I am having trouble getting behind, and David Lampo points out why:
When you look at the homosexual agenda, I cannot support something that I believe brings nothing but self-destruction, not only physically but of their soul.”
A. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad B.Vladimir Putin C. Ken Cuccinelli
Although most folks might guess it [...]

PPP: McDonnell, Bolling, Cuccinelli Headed To A Sweep In Virginia

Another day, another indication that the Virginia Governor’s race is looking like a blowout:
Bob McDonnell has again expanded his lead in the race to be Virginia’s next Governor and is now up 55-40 on Creigh Deeds. A week ago the contest stood at 52-40.
There is some indication in the recent polls that Democratic voters are [...]

PPP: McDonnell Leads Deeds By Double Digits In Virginia Governor’s Race

Another poll sure to cause a bad day at Deeds for Governor HQ:
Bob McDonnell has opened up a double digit lead over Creigh Deeds in his quest to be Virginia’s next Governor. He now leads 52-40, up from 48-43 three weeks ago.
McDonnell’s standing is largely the result of two things: considerable support from independents and [...]

Survey USA: McDonnell, Bolling, Cuccinelli Hold Double Digit Leads In Virginia

Another day, another poll that doesn’t look good for Virginia Democrats:
If the election for Virginia governor were today, would you vote for… (candidate names rotated) Republican Bob McDonnell? Or Democrat Creigh Deeds?
59% McDonnell (R)
40% Deeds (D)
1% Undecided
Asked of 595 likely voters
Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.1%
Virginia will also elect a lieutenant [...]

Two New Polls Show McDonnell With Comfortable Lead In Virginia Governor’s Race

With less than two weeks to go, there’s no sign of movement away from Bob McDonnell in the Virginia Governor’s race.
First, a new Clarus Research Group poll shows Obama up by eight points:
Two weeks before Virginia’s voters cast their ballots, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob McDonnell has an 8-point lead over Democratic opponent Creigh Deeds, [...]

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