Tag: Republican Ken Cuccinelli
All year long, Mark Warner has been such a heavy favorite in his Senate re-election race that the race has barely been polled. And then things tightened up a bit, not to a point where the Democrat should be uncomfortable, but even so.
Robert Sarvis ran for governor in Virginia as the Libertarian Party nominee in 2013, and despite barely registering a peep in the discourse of the campaign with all the attention on Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli, he still received 6.5 percent of the statewide vote.
Local Democrats are seething over a controversial bill introduced by Del. Dickie Bell, R-Staunton, that would require school boards to “find effective ways to present scientific controversies in science classes.”
The final Quinnipiac University poll of the 2013 election season has Democrat Terry McAuliffe with a six-point lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli in the Virginia governor race. McAuliffe gets 46 percent in the latest poll, with Cuccinelli at 40 percent and Libertarian Robert Sarvis at 8 percent.
Terry McAuliffe is seen as the lesser of two evils, mediocre choices, whatever, and thus seems poised to win the 2013 Virginia governor race.
Talk about damaging to your reputation. It’s one thing to be arrested for embezzling money or looking at child porn. But try running for governor. Running for governor, long term, might actually be worse, reputationally speaking.
A new Christopher Newport University poll has Democrats Terry McAuliffe and Ralph Northam and Republican Mark Obenshain with varying leads in their statewide races. McAuliffe leads Republican Ken Cuccinelli 45 percent to 38 percent in the governor’s race, with Libertarian Robert Sarvis polling 10 percent.
The Democratic Party ticket appears poised for a sweep of the state races next Tuesday, according to a new poll from Roanoke College released Wednesday.
Is Quinnipiac fudging the numbers on closer governor’s race? A new Quinnipiac poll has Democrat Terry McAuliffe’s lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli at four points, even as other recent polls have had McAuliffe leading the race by double digits. A look at the poll’s internals might give an indication to the diverging trends.
Democrat Ralph Northam has opened up a large lead in the Virginia lieutenant governor race, and ticketmate Mark Herring has pushed ahead in the attorney general race.