Quinnipiac Poll: McAuliffe Has Lead on Cuccinelli

(Image 1)

By BOB LEWIS | AP Political Writer

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A new Quinnipiac University
poll shows Democrat Terry McAuliffe leading Republican Ken Cuccinelli in
the Virginia governor's race.

Forty-seven percent of the poll's 1,180 likely
voters surveyed Oct. 2-8 favored McAuliffe. Thirty-nine percent
supported Cuccinelli and 8 percent supported Libertarian Robert Sarvis.
The poll's margin of sampling error was plus-or-minus 2.9 percentage
points.

The poll showed McAuliffe with a wide margin among
women voters, who favored him to Cuccinelli 54 percent to 34 percent
with 7 percent for Sarvis.

By nearly a 3-to-1 ratio, respondents opposed
shutting down the federal government to block the federal health care
law. Yet 58 percent said they were not personally inconvenienced by the
shutdown.

 

Copyright 2013 The
Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be
published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s