Virginia: Obama up 10, according to Rasmussen

Story by Chris Graham
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The latest Virginia data from Republican pollster Scott Rasmussen has Democrat Barack Obama with a solid 10-point lead over GOP nominee John McCain.

The Rasmussen poll has Obama at 54 percent in Virginia to 44 percent for John McCain. The same poll has Democrat Mark Warner leading Republican Jim Gilmore by a 61 percent-to-36 percent margin heading into the final two weeks of their Senate campaign.

Survey USA had the Obama-McCain race a little closer – with Obama at 51 percent and McCain at 45 percent. SurveyUSA has the Warner-Gilmore race at 60 percent for Warner and 36 percent for Gilmore.

Survey USA has Obama running at 45 percent in the Shenandoah Valley, trailing McCain by a six-point margin.

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