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SurveyUSA: McDonnell Up By 12, Rest Of GOP Field With Double Digit Lead

Well, it’s beginning to look like the controversy over Bob McDonnell’s thesis is having very little impact on the race:
Bob McDonnell has maintained his lead in the Virginia Governor’s race.
An exclusive News7 poll of likely voters shows McDonnell with a 12 point lead over Democrat Creigh Deeds.
The poll, conducted this week by SurveyUSA, did find [...]

PPP: Virginia Governor’s Race Tightens Again

Public Policy Polling is out with a new poll on the 2009 Virginia statewide races and it shows that Creigh Deeds has gained some ground over Bob McDonnell:
The race to be the next Governor of Virginia is back in single digits, as Creigh Deeds has pulled to within 49-42 against Bob McDonnell after trailing 51-37 [...]

PPP: McDonnell, Bolling, Cuccinelli All Lead By Double Digits

Well, it looks like that SurveyUSA poll wasn’t a fluke after all:
Bob McDonnell has opened up a 51-37 lead over Creigh Deeds in the race to be Virginia’s next Governor, up from a 49-43 advantage four weeks ago.
The movement in the race likely has more to do with national trends than anything actually going on [...]

The Lessons Of The 2008 Election In Virginia

Three things happened on Tuesday in Virginia.
First, Mark Warner sailed to election as Virginia’s new Senator after a campaign against Jim Gilmore that was never really a contest.
Second, Barack Obama became the first Democratic candidate for President since Lyndon Johnson to win Virginia’s Electoral Votes.
And, third, the political divide between Northern Virginia and the rest [...]

RPV Convention Winners & Losers

Too Conservative compiles an interesting list of winners and losers from last weekend’s Republican convention in Richmond.
Here are a few of the more interesting ones, starting with a winner:
Democrats
Particularly Mark Warner. It’s not like Warner really needed a split GOP in order to cruise to victory, but his opponent winning with only 50.2% of the [...]

Virginia GOP Unites Behind McDonnell-Bolling

This doesn’t come as too much of a surprise, but the Republican ticket for Governor and Lt. Governor in 2009 has received a full party endorsement:
In a sign that Virginia Republicans are ready to move beyond their recent internal divisions, 50 elected and party officials announced today they are supporting Attorney General Robert F. McDonnell [...]

Corey Stewart Drops Out Of Lt. Governor’s Race

Not surprisingly, Corey Stewart has announced that he won’t run for Lt. Governor after all:
Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey A. Stewart (R) said today he will not run for lieutenant governor next year now that Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R) has announced he will seek reelection.
Bolling said Monday he will support Attorney [...]

More On The Virginia Lt. Governor’s Race

It looks like Bill Bolling will be unopposed for the GOP nomination for Lt. Governor in 2009:
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Republican Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling says he will seek re-election next year, foregoing an anticipated run for governor.
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Former state Senator Jay O’Brien of Fairfax County, Delegate Timothy Hugo of Fairfax County and Prince William County [...]

McDonnell-Bolling-Cuccinelli `09

With Lt. Governor Bolling announcing today that he would run for re-election to Virginia’s second highest elected office, the Republican Gubernatorial nomination is, essentially, guaranteed to go to Attorney General Bob McDonnell.
And, as for Attorney General, Rick Sincere posts a speech by Fairfax Senator Ken Cuccinelli wherein he indicates, toward the end, that he would [...]

Lt. Governor Bolling To Seek Re-Election

Lt. Governor Bill Bolling has announced that he will seek re-election in 2009:
RICHMOND — Republican Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling will seek re-election next year, forgoing an anticipated run for governor, people familiar with his campaign said Monday.
Bolling will announce his decision at a Capitol Square news conference, said two GOP operatives who did not wish [...]

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