New Poll: GOP’s Ed Gillespie In Strong Position For Victory In Virginia Governor’s Race

Ed Gillespie is in strong position for victory and gaining momentum.

With just weeks to go until Virginia voters elect their next governor, a new poll shows Republican Ed Gillespie is in strong position for victory and gaining momentum. The latest survey by Suffolk University has the race tied at 42-42 between Gillespie and his Democrat opponent, Ralph Northam, with Gillespie leading by14 points among independent voters. Gillespie continues to pick up steam as he lays out a clear vision on why he would be a governor for all Virginians.

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The race to be the next governor of Virginia is virtually tied, according to a new USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll.

According to a survey of Virginia voters, 42% support Democrat Ralph Northam, while another 42% support Republican Ed Gillespie. Additionally, 2% said they supported Libertarian Clifford Hyra and another 12 % said they were undecided.

The poll surveyed 500 likely voters from Sept. 13-17 and has an error margin of 4.4 points.

Other polls ahead of the Nov. 7 election have shown similar results, including the University of Mary Washington.

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