White House ’08: Obama by nine in Va.?

Story by Chris Graham

A new CNN/Time Magazine/Opinion Research Corp. poll has Barack Obama up by nine points in Virginia over John McCain in the 2008 presidential race.

The poll, released today, has the Democrat leading McCain by a 53 percent-to-44 percent margin. The last CNN/Time/Opinion Research Corp. poll in Virginia, taken two weeks ago, had McCain up by four points.

Another poll done in Virginia by Insider Advantage/Poll Position 2008 had the Obama lead at 51 percent to 45 percent for McCain. That poll was released on Tuesday.

A quick scan of the national polls has Obama up 49 percent to 42 percent in a Pew Research Center survey, 51 percent to 45 percent in the Rasmussen Reports daily track and 48 percent to 44 percent in the Gallup daily track.

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