10th Cong. Dist. Poll Current Results & Updated With New Entries

Please be sure to vote in our poll of potential candidates to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf. As of Wed. morning, Dec. 18, the top three contenders in this crowded field with 844 votes cast so far are: Del. Barbara Comstock 398 votes / 47% State Sen. Dick Black 124 votes / 15% PWC… More 10th Cong. Dist. Poll Current Results & Updated With New Entries

And the most accurate pollster of 2013 is…

Each election cycle, Virtucon likes to go back and see which pollster was the most accurate with their final poll before the election.  Without further fanfare… Final Result: McAuliffe +2.5% 1. Emerson College: McAuliffe +2% (off by 0.5%) 2. Wenzel Strategies: McAuliffe +1% (off by 1.5%) 3. (TIE) Hampton University: McAuliffe +6% (off by 3.5%)… More And the most accurate pollster of 2013 is…

Second New Poll Of The Day Shows Cuccinelli Closing Fast On McAuliffe

It just isn’t the Quinnipiac poll showing Ken Cuccinelli closing fast on Terry McAuliffe. A second new poll of the day, Rasmussen, confirms Cuccinelli’s momentum. Last week, Rasmussen gave McAuliffe a 17% lead.  In this week’s poll, McAuliffe has lost 10% off that margin and now leads by just 7%. Hang on folks, this is… More Second New Poll Of The Day Shows Cuccinelli Closing Fast On McAuliffe

Fmr. U.S. Rep. Tom Davis On The Tightening Gov. Race

Fmr. U.S. Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) has released the following statement regarding the new Quinnipiac poll showing that Ken Cuccinelli has closed the gap with Terry McAuliffe to just 4% in the past week. “Watch out folks, Cuccinelli is one of the best closers in Virginia and the President has upped the ante by coming… More Fmr. U.S. Rep. Tom Davis On The Tightening Gov. Race

New Q-pac Poll Shows McAuliffe’s Lead Dropping To +4%

Ken Cuccinelli has cut Terry McAuliffe’s lead in half this past week to just 4% according to the latest Quinnipiac poll. Last week, the Q-pac poll had McAuliffe leading the race 46-39%.  The brand new poll now has the race at 45-41%.  The margin of error of +/- 2.9% with a 4% lead makes this… More New Q-pac Poll Shows McAuliffe’s Lead Dropping To +4%

WashPo Poll Raises The Question Of Voter Intensity

The new Washington Post poll that shows Terry McAuliffe leading Ken Cuccinelli by 12%, 51-39%, has some very interesting results in deeper poll questions that raise the question of voter intensity. Q: (Among McAuliffe supporters) Is your vote more for McAuliffe, or more against Cuccinelli? For McAuliffe 34% / Against Cuccinelli 64% Q: (Among Cuccinelli… More WashPo Poll Raises The Question Of Voter Intensity

Another Day, Another Poll Showing VA Gov. Race Is A Dead Heat

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s QPac poll showing Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe within the margin of error (McAuliffe +3), a new Roanoke College poll has been released showing the race is even tighter with McAuliffe holding just a single-point lead, 37% to 36%.  As the month of September has progressed, the spread between… More Another Day, Another Poll Showing VA Gov. Race Is A Dead Heat

Good News for Cuccinelli from the QPac Poll

A Quinnipiac University poll out earlier this week showed Terry McAuliffe leading Ken Cuccinelli by 6 points among likely voters, 48-42.  Scratch a little deeper than that, though, and you find some pretty good news for Cuccinelli. Cuccinelli LEADS among independent voters, 44-42. Cuccinelli LEADS on honesty and trustworthiness, 42-39. Cuccinelli LEADS on having the… More Good News for Cuccinelli from the QPac Poll

New Poll: Cuccinelli, McAuliffe Tied (Bolling Irrelevant)

Now THIS is interesting: McAuliffe gets 40 percent of registered voters to 39 percent for Cuccinelli in a head-to-head matchup, a result relatively unchanged from a November Quinnipiac survey that gave McAuliffe a narrow 4-point lead. A trial heat in the new poll including Bolling gives him 13 percent and McAuliffe and Cuccinelli 34 percent… More New Poll: Cuccinelli, McAuliffe Tied (Bolling Irrelevant)

New Virtucon Poll — Who Is Your *LAST* Choice For The GOP Lt. Gov. Nomination In 2013?

On the heels of yesterday’s new Virtucon poll on the GOP LG race which has registered over 1,200 votes from different individuals in less than 24 hours, we thought it would be instructive to also find out who potential convention attendees’ LAST choice for the nomination is. This won’t be a race settled on the… More New Virtucon Poll — Who Is Your *LAST* Choice For The GOP Lt. Gov. Nomination In 2013?

Mitt-mentum Continues — NY Daily News Endorses Romney, Tied In PA, Romney +1 In MI And MN

The New York Daily News — NOT the NY Post — the DAILY NEWS has endorsed Mitt Romney for President. Meanwhile, new polls show the race tied at 47% in Pennsylvania and Romney leading by 1% in Michigan and Minnesota. Obama is set to disappoint the last people in America that he hasn’t already disappointed… More Mitt-mentum Continues — NY Daily News Endorses Romney, Tied In PA, Romney +1 In MI And MN

Rasmussen: Romney ahead in Ohio

As Hurricane Sandy bears down on the northeast, Rasmussen provides the first poll on Ohio with Romney in the lead (albeit a statistically insignificant one). If the election goes as Rasmussen’s polls it today, Mitt Romney wins 279 electoral votes. Of course, Election Day is still eight days away… Cross-posted to the right-wing liberal

BREAKING: Obama Campaign Ceases Virginia Polling

BREAKING NEWS:  In the first indication that the Obama campaign is abandoning Virginia, Virtucon has received information that the Obama campaign has ceased polling in the Commonwealth.  (Such a move confirms the recent trend showing Romney taking the lead in Virginia over Obama.)  This information comes to us from a high level Republican source with… More BREAKING: Obama Campaign Ceases Virginia Polling

Romney, Allen Take The Lead In VA

Pollster John McLaughlin (not to be confused with the pundit) conducted a statewide poll of Virginia for George Allen’s senate campaign this Mon. and Tue., surveying 600 likely voters.  Unlike media and university polls, McLaughlin works for clients and no candidate wants to hire someone who isn’t accurate.  John is an ace pollster who I worked… More Romney, Allen Take The Lead In VA

Hey, WashPo – What’s The Margin Of Error For A Poll That Only Samples 20 Registered Voters Statewide?

The WashPo’s poll last week showing that Obama is outpacing Romney in swing states 52-41 apparently has some problems. “Out of 929 registered voters in the new poll, 161 live in one of these eight states, with a margin of sampling error of eight points.” In other words, on average, they only polled 20 people… More Hey, WashPo – What’s The Margin Of Error For A Poll That Only Samples 20 Registered Voters Statewide?

Obama Falters In VA

Silly WashPo.  As much as you wish that President Obama has put Virginia away, it just isn’t so and even the president’s campaign knows that.  He was in state today as well as last Friday and Joe Biden was here within the past week, too.  You don’t spend time and money in a state you’ve… More Obama Falters In VA

Timmy! Learns “Tax The Poor” Isn’t Necessarily A Winning Campaign Issue

“Tax The Poor” Tim Kaine just learned a very hard lesson. Apparently, that idea isn’t much of a winning issue politically. How else to explain his apparent 7 point drop in a single week? Kaine now finds himself tied with George Allen at 44% according to the latest Suffolk Univ. / NBC 12 poll just… More Timmy! Learns “Tax The Poor” Isn’t Necessarily A Winning Campaign Issue

Latest WashPo VA Prez Poll Failure – Double Digit Undersampling Of GOP

How can members of the WashPo even look themselves in the eye in the mirror when they use such skewed data? Q: Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a… Democrat 32% Republican 24% Independent 35% (VOL.) No Pref./Other 5% Don’t know 4% You know what is coming next with a sample like… More Latest WashPo VA Prez Poll Failure – Double Digit Undersampling Of GOP

New Massive Likely Voter Poll Gives Romney, Allen +5 Leads In Virginia

A poll released Tuesday by Gravis Marketing of 2,238 likely voters in Virginia gives Mitt Romney a 49-44 lead over President Obama and George Allen a 48-43 margin over Tim Kaine. I held back on announcing these poll results until I could get a look at the internals to see the party breakdown and am… More New Massive Likely Voter Poll Gives Romney, Allen +5 Leads In Virginia