A new Hampton University Center for Public Policy survey (10/18-22; 750 VA registered voters self-described as likely to cast a ballot in the November 7th Governor’s race) gives Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie his biggest lead of the campaign. According to the Hampton CPP results, the GOP nominee has a 41-33% advantage over Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (D). It has been clear that Gillespie has a clear surge in momentum, and this poll certainly quantifies the movement. We will need confirming data for this to become a trend, but there is no doubt that the race has changed direction.
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